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Winter Storm Watch issued January 11 at 3:32AM CST until January 12 at 12:00PM CST by NWS
Effective: 9 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018
Expires: noon on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018

...Wintry mix of precipitation will cause hazardous travel...
.A strong cold front will move quickly east across our region this
evening, changing rain to freezing rain and sleet late tonight and
Friday. Snow is likely at the tail end of the precipitation.
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING...
* WHAT...Heavy mixed precipitation possible. Plan on difficult
travel conditions, including during the morning commute on
Friday. Total sleet and snow accumulations of up to two inches,
and ice accumulations of up to one quarter of an inch are
possible.
* WHERE...Portions of southeast Missouri from the Sikeston area
north and west.
* WHEN...From this evening through Friday morning.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Significant reductions in visibility are
possible. Gusty winds up to 30 mph could result in isolated
damage to trees or power lines where ice accumulations exceed
one-tenth inch.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.

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