White Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 3:34 AM CST Jan. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning in effect from noon today to midnight CST

* what... a period of heavy snow is expected late this afternoon
and this evening. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are
expected. Locally higher amounts are possible. Winds may gust
as high as 40 to 45 mph.

* Where... all of southwest Indiana, including Evansville,
portions of southeast Illinois near the Ohio River, including
Carmi, Harrisburg, Shawneetown, and Golconda, and portions of
western Kentucky along and north of a line from Smithland to
Providence to Calhoun, including Henderson and Owensboro.

* When... rain will change to snow late this afternoon and early
this evening. Snow will taper off late this evening and

* Additional details... this potent weather system will bring an
Arctic blast of air with a myriad of impacts. Strong and gusty
winds will impact travel and also bring in cold air with single
digit to lower teens wind chills. Plunging sub freezing
temperatures will create flash freeze and black ice potential
for any residual ground or roadway moisture. In addition, winds
may produce significant visibility reductions and near white-out
conditions at times when blowing snow is moderate to heavy.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather
conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you
must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your
vehicle in case of an emergency.

The latest Road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.