New Madrid Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Storm Watch
Statement as of 10:13 PM CST on March 02, 2015

... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Wednesday morning
through late Wednesday night...

A Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Wednesday morning
through late Wednesday night.

* Timing: rain should begin changing over to freezing rain... sleet
and snow from northwest to southeast Tuesday night or Wednesday
morning. Rain may not change over to snow until Wednesday
afternoon over the southern pennyrile region of western
Kentucky. The snow will then taper off from northwest to
southeast Wednesday night.

* Main impact: by early Thursday morning... snowfall totals are
expected to range from four to six inches... generally north and
west of a line from Rockport Indiana to Dexter Missouri. Six to
ten inches will be possible south and east of that line.

* Other impacts: this much snowfall will cause significant travel
issues across the region. Some power outages will also be
possible. Make preparations now for this upcoming winter storm.
Stay tuned for updates and the probable upgrade to a Winter
Storm Warning later tonight or tomorrow.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that would greatly impact
travel. Stay tuned for later statements. This watch will be
upgraded to a warning if winter storm conditions become more
certain.