Winter weather advisory issued for region

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Stay with the 4WARN Weather team throughout the day as we track this winter storm.

Even colder air jet in turning ice to snow.

"Enjoy Thursday, because we're nearly going to be 60 degrees in a lot of areas, but by Friday morning, we'll all be below freezing", Pat Spoden, the science officer, said in a live video.

The area will see temperatures plummet below freezing and then below 20, bringing mixed precipitation and deteriorating travel conditions, according to forecasters. Parts of Calloway, Marshall, Trigg, Lyon, Christian and Hopkins Counties in Kentucky are expected to get close to a quarter inch of ice.

"We won't see a lot of melting, and what does melt will refreeze during the overnight hours", Johnson said. Rain will change to freezing rain and/or sleet from west to east starting around 8-10 AM for the Shoals. Spoden said as the cold will still continues to move in toward the Hopkinsville region, more and more will change.

Snowfall will stop in southern IL between 6 and 9 A.M, but will continue until noon for west Kentucky. "Homestake pass and Boulder Hill could see 3" - 6" of snow.

Winter weather advisory issued for region
Winter weather advisory issued for region

It'll all be below freezing Friday.

It has already been snowing in Memphis, Tennessee, with reports of snow had coming in from as far south as Alexandria, Louisiana, earlier today. After that, the snow will hit.

Meteorologist say that the in the Little Rock area including I30 and 67/167 Corridor will remain in the western edge of the precipitation. "An additional 1" to 3" may accumulate on top of the glaze of ice. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

Roads are extremely slick and driving on them is not recommended. Trees may fall down.

Winter Storm Hunter comes after the last snow storm Winter Storm Grayson which battered the East Coast earlier this month.

More: Are you prepared for this weekend's winter storm? There is a chance that status will be upgraded. A period of moderate to locally heavy rain will also move through the area Friday into Saturday.

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