... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM CST
* timing... snow and sleet will increase this afternoon before
transitioning to all snow tonight... with accumulating snow
continuing into Friday.
* Accumulations... snow accumulation of 3 to 6 inches... along
with a light glazing of ice.
* Winds... north 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
* Impacts... Road conditions will be deteriorate rapidly this
afternoon and evening as the wintry precipitation develops and
increases in intensity. The additional snowfall on Friday will
continue the hazardous travel conditions.
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.
12/05/2013 1030 am
Marissa, St Clair County.
Freezing rain m0.10 inch, reported by trained spotter.
Sleet was mixed with the freezing rain.
12/05/2013 0828 am
2 miles S of Smithton, St Clair County.
Sleet u0.0 inch, reported by trained spotter.
Combination of sleet and freezing rain drizzle. Think
glaze on elevated surfaces