Today is forecast to be Much Cooler than yesterday.
Forecast for Henderson
Updated: 4:00 am CST on March 4, 2015
Winter Storm Warning in effect until 6 am CST Thursday...
Rain...possibly mixed with sleet and freezing rain in the morning...then snow...possibly mixed with sleet and freezing rain in the afternoon. Snow and sleet accumulation of 3 to 4 inches. Highs in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 am CST Thursday...
A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 am CST Thursday.
* Timing: rain should begin changing over to a brief period of freezing rain and then sleet from northwest to southeast this morning. A prolonged period of sleet is likely before changing over to snow. This changeover will likely take place by noon north of Route 13 in southern Illinois. However... the changeover may take much longer across portions of southeast Missouri... far southern Illinois... and southwest Indiana. Snow... moderate to heavy at times... will continue for several hours this evening before tapering off late tonight.
* 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 Mount Carmel Illinois to Perryville and Van Buren Missouri. South and east of that line... six to eight inches is forecast. An eight to ten inch swath of snowfall is possible generally twenty-five miles either side of a line from Sikeston Missouri to Paducah and Madisonville Kentucky Kentucky. One half to one inch of sleet may fall prior to the snow. It should be noted that if freezing rain and sleet persist longer than expected... snow amounts may not be as high.
* Other impacts: this quantity of snow and sleet accumulation will produce treacherous conditions and cause significant travel issues across the region. Isolated power outages will also be possible. Stay tuned for updates and possible adjustments to snowfall totals.
A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow... sleet... and ice are expected or occurring. Strong winds are also possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.
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