By Kevin Byrne – AccuWeather.com
An icy mix will expand eastward from the mid-Mississippi Valley into the Tennessee Valley on Monday, bringing significant ice accumulations to residents from central Oklahoma through much of Tennessee.
“Road conditions will be deteriorating across Kentucky and Tennessee for the morning commute as snow and ice become more widespread,” AccuWeather Meteorologist Brian Lada said.
On the northern side of the storm, snow will expand eastward into the Ohio Valley with several inches of accumulation from Springfield, Missouri, through St. Louis and over to Paducah, Kentucky, and Louisville.
UPDATES: (All times are listed in CST)
9:13 a.m. CST Monday: Icy roadways across much of southern Illinois, the Illinois Department of Transportation reports.
8:55 a.m. CST Monday: Icy conditions on roads and bridges in northern Mississippi, MDOT reports.
8:33 a.m. CST Monday: National Weather Service spotters report 4 inches of snow in St. Peters, Missouri and 1.5 inches of snow near Gerald, Missouri. Snow continues to fall in both locations.
8:21 a.m. CST Monday: More than 12,600 Entergy Arkansas customers without power due to the winter storm, the utility reports.