Macoupin Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 11:40 PM CST Feb. 13, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM CST

* timing... snow will become widespread by late tonight with the
best snowfall accumulation rates expected during Sunday morning.
Snow is then expected to taper off to flurries or light freezing
drizzle Sunday afternoon.

* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches are
expected... along with a light glazing of ice.

* Winds... winds will be out of the southeast 5 to 15 mph.

* Impacts... the wintry precipitation will result in hazardous
travel conditions... especially on bridges... overpasses... and
untreated roads. Parking lots and sidewalks will become
slippery as well.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that up to 5 inches of snow is
expected across the advisory area. Roads may rapidly become
slippery once the snow begins... so motorists should plan for a
slower than normal trip. Be especially alert when approaching
bridges... overpasses... and curves.