Winter storm warning in effect

Friday, December 28, 2012

The National Weather Service has now issued a winter storm warning for Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois.

The warning was issued Friday evening, canceling an earlier winter storm advisory. The weather service said from Friday night to 6 a.m. Saturday, when the warning expires, 3 to 6 inches of snow accumulation is expected in Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois, with locally higher amounts possible. Snow could be heavy at times overnight.

Driving could become hazardous as temperatures reach near or below freezing.

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