Winter Weather Advisory  Statement as of 4:12 PM CST on February 27, 2015

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 6 PM Saturday to noon
CST Sunday...

The National Weather Service in St Louis has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow and ice... which is in effect
from 6 PM Saturday to noon CST Sunday.

* Timing... snow is expected to move into portions of southeast
Missouri and southwest Illinois early Saturday evening. Snow is
expected to continue through the evening hours before changing
over to a mix of sleet and freezing rain after midnight Saturday
night. Freezing rain is expected on Sunday morning with a
changeover to plain rain by midday Sunday as surface
temperatures rise above the freezing mark.

* Accumulations... 0.5 to 1.5 inches of snow and a light glazing of ice.

* Winds... southeast 5 mph or less.

* Impacts... the wintry precipitation will result in hazardous
travel conditions... especially on bridges... overpasses... and
untreated roads. Parking lots and sidewalks will become
slippery as well.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory is issued for a variety of winter
weather conditions... such as snow... blowing snow... sleet... or
freezing drizzle and rain. It only takes a small amount of wintry
precipitation to make roads... bridges... sidewalks... and parking
lots icy and dangerous. It is often difficult to tell when ice
begins to form... so do not be caught off guard.

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