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Winter Storm Watch Issued for Parts of Southern Illinois

PADUCAH – The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a Winter Storm Watch that will be in effect from Tuesday evening through Wednesday morning for Edwards, Jackson, Jefferson, Wabash, Wayne and Perry counties in southern Illinois.

Forecasters say heavy wet snow with total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches possible.

You can plan on slick road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the Wednesday morning commute.

Winds will be rather strong and gusty. The combination of gusty winds and heavy wet snow could stress power lines.

You should monitor the latest forecasts for updates on this situation.