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The National Weather Service in St. Louis issued the following statement at 1:40 Thursday afternoon, for Montgomery, Macoupin, Fayette, and Macon counties:

 

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND SLEET WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL
MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* TIMING...PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON AND BECOME
HEAVY AT TIMES DURING THE DAY BEFORE TAPERING OFF TONIGHT.
PRECIPITATION WILL BE MAINLY SNOW AND SLEET...MIXED AT TIMES
WITH FREEZING RAIN...AND TAPER OFF AS FREEZING DRIZZLE DURING
THE EVENING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 5
INCHES...ALONG WITH UP TO TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH OF ICE.

* WINDS...EAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW...SLEET AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL HAVE
SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS ON TRAVEL. ICE MAY CAUSE DAMAGE TO TREES
AND POWER LINES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS THAT A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF SNOW...
SLEET AND/OR ICE IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE.

 

 
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