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Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 3:15 PM CST Feb. 13, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from midnight tonight to
6 PM CST Sunday...

The National Weather Service in St Louis has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow... which is in effect from midnight
tonight to 6 PM CST Sunday.

* Timing... snow will develop 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... 1 to 3 inches of snow expected with a light
glazing of ice possible.

* Winds... east to southeast 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 20 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.