Storm reports from December 15-17

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
659 AM CST WED DEC 17 2008

..TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON...
..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
..REMARKS..

0700 AM SLEET MARBLE HILL 37.30N 89.98W
12/15/2008 E0.10 INCH BOLLINGER MO CO-OP OBSERVER

LIGHT GLAZE OF ICE REPORTED ON GRASSY AREAS AT 1300 Z.

0806 AM ICE STORM JACKSON 37.38N 89.65W
12/15/2008 CAPE GIRARDEAU MO TRAINED SPOTTER

FREEZING RAIN AND DRIZZLE REPORTED IN THE COMMUNITY.
PATCHY ICE ON ROADWAYS AS WELL AS TRACE OF ICE
ACCUMULATIONS ON POWER LINES AND TREES.

0900 AM SLEET PADUCAH 37.07N 88.64W
12/15/2008 E0.00 INCH MCCRACKEN KY NWS EMPLOYEE

SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN BEGINNING TO ACCUMULATE ON METAL
SURFACES AT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE NEAR
BARKLEY REGIONAL AIRPORT.

0906 AM ICE STORM POPLAR BLUFF 36.76N 90.41W
12/15/2008 BUTLER MO CO-OP OBSERVER

FREEZING RAIN REPORTED COUNTYWIDE. ROADWAYS BECOMING
SLIPPERY IN SPOTS.

0956 AM FREEZING RAIN CROFTON 37.05N 87.48W
12/15/2008 E0.00 INCH CHRISTIAN KY TRAINED SPOTTER

LIGHT GLAZE OF ICE ON TREES AND ELEVATED SURFACES. ROADS
ARE JUST WET.

1115 AM FREEZING RAIN MADISONVILLE 37.34N 87.51W
12/15/2008 E0.00 INCH HOPKINS KY TRAINED SPOTTER

FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW REPORTED WITH PATCHY ACCUMULATIONS
ON TREES.

0100 PM ICE STORM PEMBROKE 36.77N 87.36W
12/15/2008 CHRISTIAN KY EMERGENCY MNGR

ICE BUILDING UP ON STREET SIGNS AND TREES IN THE PEMBROKE
AREA. A FEW SCHOOL BUSES HAD TO PULL OVER DUE TO ICE
BUILDUP ON WINDSHIELDS ACCUMULATING TOO QUICKLY.

0154 PM HEAVY SLEET 7 NW POPLAR BLUFF 36.84N 90.50W
12/15/2008 E0.00 INCH BUTLER MO TRAINED SPOTTER

MODERATE SLEET REPORTED IN THE AREA, SOMETIMES MIXED WITH
SNOW. SLEET COVERING THE GROUND WITH ICY ROADS
DEVELOPING.

0230 PM HEAVY SLEET DEXTER 36.79N 89.96W
12/15/2008 E0.00 INCH STODDARD MO EMERGENCY MNGR

HIGHWAY 60 COVERED COUNTYWIDE WITH SLEET, MULTIPLE
ACCIDENTS REPORTED. TRAFFIC MOVING AT 40 MPH. FREEZING
RAIN AND SLEET REPORTED NEAR DUDLEY.

0255 PM SLEET EVANSVILLE 37.98N 87.54W
12/15/2008 E0.00 INCH VANDERBURGH IN TRAINED SPOTTER

MODERATE SLEET REPORTED NEAR ANGLE MOUNDS SUBDIVISION.
ROADWAYS BECOMING COVERED WITH SLEET.

0303 PM HEAVY SLEET NEW MADRID 36.59N 89.55W
12/15/2008 E0.00 INCH NEW MADRID MO EMERGENCY MNGR

WINTRY MIX OF SLEET...FREEZING RAIN AND DRIZZLE REPORTED.
ICE ACCUMULATING ON ALL ROAD COUNTYWIDE AND ON TREES.
NUMEROUS ACCIDENTS REPORTED.

0305 PM SLEET WEST PADUCAH 37.08N 88.74W
12/15/2008 E0.00 INCH MCCRACKEN KY NWS EMPLOYEE

LIGHT TO MODERATE SLEET FALLING WITH REPORTS OF VERY
SLIPPERY ROADS THROUGHOUT THE AREA BEING REPORTED.

0315 PM SLEET NEWBURGH 37.95N 87.40W
12/15/2008 E0.00 INCH WARRICK IN TRAINED SPOTTER

SLEET AND SNOW MIX REPORTED IN COMMUNITY. LINCOLN AVENUE
BETWEEN OLD HWY 261 AND BURKHARDT ROAD HAS LARGE AREAS OF
PATCHY ICE...AS WELL AS SEVERAL SECONDARY ROADS.

0345 PM SLEET OWENSBORO 37.76N 87.12W
12/15/2008 E0.00 INCH DAVIESS KY TRAINED SPOTTER

SLEET REPORTED IN THE COMMUNITY. STREETS BEGINNING TO ICE
UP.

0437 PM SLEET HOPKINSVILLE 36.85N 87.49W
12/15/2008 E0.00 INCH CHRISTIAN KY TRAINED SPOTTER

SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN OBSERVED IN HOPKINSVILLE
BEGINNING AT APPROX. 425 PM CST.

0450 PM FREEZING RAIN MADISONVILLE 37.34N 87.51W
12/15/2008 E0.00 INCH HOPKINS KY TRAINED SPOTTER

FREEZING RAIN MIXED WITH A LITTLE SLEET OBSERVED IN
MADISONVILLE KENTUCKY. ROADS ARE REPORTED TO BE A LITTLE
SLIPPERY.

0514 PM SLEET SEDALIA 36.64N 88.61W
12/15/2008 E0.00 INCH GRAVES KY TRAINED SPOTTER

SLEET, FREEZING RAIN, DRIZZLE, AND SNOW. UP TO 1/4 OF AN
INCH OF ACCUMULATION ON ROADS. VERY SLICK TRAVEL IS
DIFFICULT

0514 PM SLEET FULTON 36.51N 88.88W
12/15/2008 E0.00 INCH FULTON KY TRAINED SPOTTER

VERY HEAVYSLEET HAS STARTED FALLING. RAPID ACCUMULATIONS.
ROAD CONDITIONS ARE BECOMING VERY SLICK VERY QUICKLY.

0500 AM HEAVY SLEET CENTRAL CITY 37.30N 87.13W
12/16/2008 M3.40 INCH MUHLENBERG KY CO-OP OBSERVER

HEAVY SLEET AND SNOW REPORTED AT THE GREEN RIVER POWER
PLANT. THIS IS A 24 HOUR SLEET/SNOW MEASUREMENT.

0530 AM HEAVY SLEET SIKESTON 36.88N 89.58W
12/16/2008 U0.00 INCH SCOTT MO BROADCAST MEDIA

ROADS IN COMMUNITY VERY SLIPPERY. HIGHWAY 60 ICY BUT
PASSABLE. INTERSTATE 55 DOWN TO ONE LANE IN BOTH
DIRECTIONS.

0530 AM SLEET MARBLE HILL 37.30N 89.98W
12/16/2008 E0.00 INCH BOLLINGER MO BROADCAST MEDIA

HIGHWAY 51 REPORTED TO BE VERY SLIPPERY AND HAZARDOUS TO
DRIVE ON.

0530 AM HEAVY SLEET DUDLEY 36.79N 90.09W
12/16/2008 E1.00 INCH STODDARD MO TRAINED SPOTTER

ONE INCH SLEET AND SNOW ACCUMULATION WITH HIGHWAY 60
SLIPPERY BUT PASSABLE.

0700 AM HEAVY SLEET MORTONS GAP 37.24N 87.47W
12/16/2008 M4.00 INCH HOPKINS KY TRAINED SPOTTER

HEAVY SLEET AND SNOW OCCURRED OVERNIGHT. THIS MEASUREMENT
IS A 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION TOTAL.

1050 AM FREEZING RAIN PEMBROKE 36.77N 87.36W
12/16/2008 U0.00 INCH CHRISTIAN KY TRAINED SPOTTER

MODERATE FREEZING RAIN REPORTED. ROAD CONDITIONS VERY
HAZARDOUS.

0120 PM FREEZING RAIN MARION 37.73N 88.94W
12/16/2008 U0.00 INCH WILLIAMSON IL BROADCAST MEDIA

FREEZING FOG AND LIGHT DRIZZLE HAD DEVELOPED IN THE AREA.
HIGHWAY 13 TRAFFIC FLOWING AT 10 MPH WITH NUMEROUS
ACCIDENTS DUE TO HAZARDOUS ROAD CONDITIONS.

0144 PM FREEZING RAIN MARION 37.73N 88.94W
12/16/2008 U0.00 INCH WILLIAMSON IL EMERGENCY MNGR

WIDESPREAD FREEZING DRIZZLE AND SLEET REPORTED THROUGHOUT
THE AREA. MULTIPLE VEHICLE ACCIDENTS REPORTED OVER PAST
45 MINUTES.

0355 PM FREEZING RAIN MOUNT CARMEL 38.42N 87.77W
12/16/2008 E0.00 INCH WABASH IL TRAINED SPOTTER

ROADS REPORTED BY SPOTTER AS EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS. LOCAL
RADIO STATIONS REPORT NUMEROUS ACCIDENTS, INCLUDING ONE
INJURY DUE TO A ROLLED VEHICLE.

0355 PM FREEZING RAIN EVANSVILLE 37.98N 87.54W
12/16/2008 E0.00 INCH VANDERBURGH IN TRAINED SPOTTER

SPOTTER REPORTS FREEZING RAIN FALLING ON THE NORTH SIDE
OF EVANSVILLE. TEMPERATURE IS 29 DEGREES. MULTIPLE MOTOR
ACCIDENTS WITH INJURIES BEING REPORTED.

1135 PM FREEZING RAIN OWENSBORO 37.76N 87.12W
12/16/2008 E0.00 INCH DAVIESS KY TRAINED SPOTTER

MODERATE FREEZING RAIN HAS BEEN SPOTTED IN OWENSBORO.
MIXED WITH SLEET AND GETTING VERY SLICK


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