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SCHOOL CLOSINGS FOR THURS., JAN. 18, 2018

SCHOOL CLOSINGS FOR WED., JAN. 17, 2018

CLOSINGS AND DELAYS FOR TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2018:

The region is recovering from its first winter storm of the season.

According to the National Weather Service, the heaviest accumulation of snow and sleet - around four inches - occurred in eastern Pope and western Hardin counties of southern Illinois and just east of Paducah in western Kentucky.

A snow covered portion of Interstate 57 in Williamson County resulted in multiple crashes.

The first measurable snow of the winter season across much of the region brought out salt and cinder trucks.

Measurable Snow Expected for Much of Area

Jan 4, 2017
Map
National Weather Service

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect through Thursday evening for the region along and north of Route 13.

The National Weather Service says snow accumulations of 1-3 inches are expected, with the heaviest amounts expected generally north of Interstate 64.

Forecast
National Weather Service

The National Weather Service says winter weather is on its way, and many residents in the quad state area will see between three and five inches of snow.

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.