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Hurricane season is focusing attention on budget decisions the White House has made that could undermine storm tracking and predictions.

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Heavy rains forced evacuations and closed roads across the region over the weekend, and experts say we're not out of the woods yet.

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The National Weather Service says last week's tornado that tore through parts of southeast Missouri and southern Illinois was an EF-4 - with top winds of 180 miles an hour - and was a half a mile wide.

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Meteorologist Chris Knowles with the National Weather Service in Paducah says this is not a major ice event for most of the region.

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The National Weather Service says heavy rain can be expected through Monday and into Tuesday, as the quad-state region is already trying to recover from several inches of rain over the weekend..

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The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 3 am to 6 pm Wednesday.

Rain will transition over to wet snow late Tuesday night over portions of southeast Missouri...then along the Mississippi River and over southern Illinois Wednesday morning. The snow will continue during the day...before tapering off from west to east Wednesday afternoon.

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Heavy rains over the last several days have prompted flood warnings all over the region.

The National Weather Service office in Paducah is asking for your help.

Meteorologist Sean Polous says they're holding town hall meetings across the region so residents can provide their input on the office's strengths and weaknesses.

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Heat and humidity dominate our weather this week - and they may combine to bring storms to the region as well.

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The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch until 5:00pm for the WSIU Radio Listening Area.

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The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued a Blizzard Watch from Christmas evening through Wednesday morning.

The location of the rain snow line will be critical for determining snowfall amounts. Based on the current expected storm track,the rain snow line will extend from around New Madrid Missouri, northeast across Paducah Kentucky to around Evansville Indiana.

The National Weather Service has canceled the Winter Weather Advisory for Jackson County and most of southern Illinois south of Interstate 64. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in affect until 6:00 am Tuesday for Fayette, Clinton, Marion, Randolph, and Washington Counties in southern Illinois and St Francois and St.