Nov 15 Snow003.JPG

...MAJOR WINTER STORM IMPACTING THE REGION THROUGH SATURDAY

NIGHT...

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

SATURDAY NIGHT...

* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW. ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 13

INCHES.

* WHERE...PORTIONS OF CENTRAL, EAST CENTRAL, NORTHEAST AND

SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AND SOUTH CENTRAL, SOUTHWEST AND WEST

CENTRAL ILLINOIS.

* WHEN...UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST SATURDAY NIGHT.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...TRAVEL WILL BE EXTREMELY DIFFICULT. THE

HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS WILL IMPACT THE EVENING COMMUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND SLEET MEANS THAT HEAVY

SNOWFALL OF 6 INCHES OR MORE IS EXPECTED. THE RAPID ACCUMULATION

OF SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL EXTREMELY DIFFICULT, IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE.

IF TRAVEL IS NECESSARY, MAKE SURE TO EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION.

BEGIN YOUR TRAVEL WITH A FULL TANK OF GAS, AND CARRY A WINTER

STORM KIT WHICH INCLUDES A SHOVEL, FLASHLIGHT, CELLPHONE, FOOD

AND WATER, AND BLANKETS OF EXTRA WARM CLOTHING.

IN ILLINOIS, CALL 1-800-452-4368 FOR ROAD INFORMATION. IN

MISSOURI, CALL 1-888-275-6636 FOR ROAD INFORMATION.