Summary of reports during the freezing rain Tuesday

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
244 PM CST TUE DEC 23 2008

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

0539 AM     FREEZING RAIN    JACKSON                 37.38N 89.65W
12/23/2008  E0.00 INCH       CAPE GIRARDEAU     MO   TRAINED SPOTTER

            FREEZING RAIN/DRIZZLE REPORTED. ROADS AND SIDEWALKS
            SLICK. BLACK ICE IS ALSO BEING REPORTED.

0605 AM     SLEET            4 SW CADIZ              36.83N 87.87W
12/23/2008  E0.00 INCH       TRIGG              KY   CO-OP OBSERVER

            SLEET LASTED 5 MINUTES.

0622 AM     FREEZING RAIN    7 NW POPLAR BLUFF       36.84N 90.50W
12/23/2008  E0.00 INCH       BUTLER             MO   TRAINED SPOTTER

            LITTLE FREEZING RAIN REPORTED BUT NO ICE ACCUMULATION.

0635 AM     FREEZING RAIN    POPLAR BLUFF            36.76N 90.41W
12/23/2008  E0.20 INCH       BUTLER             MO   BROADCAST MEDIA

            ICE BUILDUP WITH FREEZING RAIN OCCURRING. HAZARDOUS
            ROADWAYS WITH TRAVEL SPEED ONLY 10 TO 15 MPH.

0713 AM     FREEZING RAIN    7 NW POPLAR BLUFF       36.84N 90.50W
12/23/2008  E0.10 INCH       BUTLER             MO   TRAINED SPOTTER

            FREEZING RAIN HAS NOW ACCUMULATED TO 0.10 INCH. THIN
            LAYER OF ICE ON ROADS. CARS AND OTHER OBJECTS GLAZED.
            LIGHT FREEZING RAIN CONTINUES.

0740 AM     FREEZING RAIN    MADISONVILLE            37.34N 87.51W
12/23/2008  U0.00 INCH       HOPKINS            KY   TRAINED SPOTTER

            FREEZING RAIN WITH PERIOD OF SLEET. LIGHT BUILDUP ON
            VEHICLES WITH HAZARDOUS ROADS REPORTED THROUGHOUT THE
            COMMUNITY.

0750 AM     FREEZING RAIN    LONE OAK                37.04N 88.67W
12/23/2008  U0.00 INCH       MCCRACKEN          KY   TRAINED SPOTTER

            HAZARDOUS ROAD CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT COMMUNITY. LARGE
            ACCIDENT ON HIGHWAY 45 AT INTERSECTION OF INTERSTATE 24.
            NUMEROUS SPIN-OUTS AND MINOR ACCIDENTS REPORTED.

0805 AM     FREEZING RAIN    CALVERT CITY            37.03N 88.35W
12/23/2008  U0.00 INCH       MARSHALL           KY   NWS EMPLOYEE

            TRACE OF ICE BUILDUP ON INTERSTATE 24 AND THE PURCHASE
            PARKWAY. TRAFFIC MOVING VERY SLOWLY. MAIN ROADWAYS
            EXPERIENCING MAJOR IMPACT.

0815 AM     FREEZING RAIN    HOPKINSVILLE            36.85N 87.49W
12/23/2008  E0.00 INCH       CHRISTIAN          KY   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SEVERAL ACCIDENTS IN CHRISTIAN COUNTY. VEHICLE OVERTURNED
            ON I-24.

0835 AM     FREEZING RAIN    MURRAY                  36.61N 88.32W
12/23/2008  U0.00 INCH       CALLOWAY           KY   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ROADS COATED WITH FREEZING RAIN CAUSING HAZARDOUS ROAD
            CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT THE COMMUNITY. MULTIPLE ACCIDENTS
            REPORTED.

0845 AM     FREEZING RAIN    CADIZ                   36.87N 87.82W
12/23/2008  U0.00 INCH       TRIGG              KY   TRAINED SPOTTER

            HAZARDOUS ROAD CONDITIONS DEVELOPING DUE TO LIGHT ICE
            BUILDUP.

0912 AM     FREEZING RAIN    EVANSVILLE              37.98N 87.54W
12/23/2008  E0.00 INCH       VANDERBURGH        IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN ON THE NORTH SIDE OF EVANSVILLE.
            SOME BUILD UP OF ICE ON VEHICLES AND ROADS. HAZARDOUS
            TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

0922 AM     FREEZING RAIN    HOPKINSVILLE            36.85N 87.49W
12/23/2008  M0.10 INCH       CHRISTIAN          KY   TRAINED SPOTTER

            SEVERAL ACCIDENTS IN AND AROUND HOPKINSVILLE

0935 AM     FREEZING RAIN    ROCKPORT                37.88N 87.05W
12/23/2008  E0.00 INCH       SPENCER            IN   LAW ENFORCEMENT

            SEMI OVERTURNED ON U.S. 231. ROAD CLOSED. SEVERAL OTHER
            ACCIDENTS WITHIN PAST 15 MINUTES.

0940 AM     FREEZING RAIN    MURRAY                  36.61N 88.32W
12/23/2008  E0.00 INCH       CALLOWAY           KY   TRAINED SPOTTER

            COUNTLESS ACCIDENTS AND SERIOUS INJURIES ON AREA
            HIGHWAYS. AMBULANCES UNABLE TO GET TO ACCIDENT VICTIMS.

0955 AM     FREEZING RAIN    HICKMAN                 36.56N 89.19W
12/23/2008  U0.00 INCH       FULTON             KY   EMERGENCY MNGR

            HIGHWAY 1099 CLOSED DUE TO HAZARDOUS ROAD CONDITIONS
            CAUSING ACCIDENT BETWEEN A SALT TRUCK AND SEMI.

1045 AM     FREEZING RAIN    BARDWELL                36.87N 89.01W
12/23/2008  U0.00 INCH       CARLISLE           KY   EMERGENCY MNGR

            COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGER REPORTING FREEZING RAIN COUNTY
            WIDE. 50 PLUS VEHICLE ACCIDENTS INCLUDING NUMEROUS
            TRACTOR-TRAILERS IN DITCHES OR JACK-KNIFED. EM URGING ALL
            RESIDENTS OF CARLISLE COUNTY NOT TO TRAVEL UNTIL
            TEMPERATURES CLIMB ABOVE FREEZING.

1105 AM     FREEZING RAIN    DU QUOIN                38.00N 89.24W
12/23/2008  U0.00 INCH       PERRY              IL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ICE ACCUMULATIONS REPORTED ON ALL ROADWAYS AND SIDEWALKS.
            ROADS BECOMING HAZARDOUS.

1110 AM     FREEZING RAIN    FAIRFIELD               38.38N 88.37W
12/23/2008  U0.00 INCH       WAYNE              IL   EMERGENCY MNGR

            COATING OF ICE REPORTED COUNTYWIDE. ROADS ARE HAZARDOUS
            TO TRAVEL.

1131 AM     FREEZING RAIN    FORT BRANCH             38.25N 87.57W
12/23/2008  E0.00 INCH       GIBSON             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            LIGHT FREEZING RAIN. CITY STREETS ICE COVERED.
            APPROXIMATELY 1/16 TO 1/10 OF AN INCH OF ICE.

1131 AM     FREEZING RAIN    FORT BRANCH             38.25N 87.57W
12/23/2008  E0.10 INCH       GIBSON             IN   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ONE TENTH INCH OF ICE BUILDUP ON ALL ROADWAYS IN THE
            COMMUNITY.

1150 AM     FREEZING RAIN    CALVERT CITY            37.03N 88.35W
12/23/2008  M0.10 INCH       MARSHALL           KY   NWS EMPLOYEE

            ONE TENTH INCH ICE BUILDUP AT THE INTERSECTION OF
            INTERSTATE 24 AND THE PURCHASE PARKWAY DURING THE MORNING
            HOURS. TRAFFIC MOVING SLOWLY.

1200 PM     FREEZING RAIN    MOUNT VERNON            38.32N 88.91W
12/23/2008  U0.00 INCH       JEFFERSON          IL   TRAINED SPOTTER

            ROAD ARE VERY HAZARDOUS THROUGHOUT THE COMMUNITY.
            NUMEROUS ACCIDENTS AND SPIN-OUTS REPORTED. FREEZING RAIN
            NOT HEAVY BUT STEADY.

Additional late reports may be found as Local Storm Reports
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