Winter Weather Warning

Murray, KY – National Weather Service Forecasters have upgraded a winter storm watch to a warning. The warning means heavy snow is expected. Travel will be dangerous with this storm. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight... Food...and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. NWS Meteorologists predict snowfall up to 7 inches of snow straddling the Kentucky Tennessee boarder. The snow amounts will decrease toward the northern River Counties, and into Southern Illinois. McCracken County may see upwards of 5 inches of snow.

However, in Tennessee forecasters are trying to decide what kind of precipitation will fall there. It appeared Wednesday that most frozen precipitation would begin
Tonight and last until early Saturday. It wasn't clear how much of what would fall where.

Meanwhile, road crews in both states are preatreating roads in advance of this winter storm.