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Winter Storm
December 8, 2005



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NOUS44 KMEG 090350
PNSMEG
ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-MSZ001>017-
020>024-TNZ001>004-019>021-048>055-088>092-091100-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
950 PM CST THU DEC 8 2005

THE STORM SYSTEM THAT MOVED ACROSS THE MID-SOUTH TODAY BROUGHT A
VARIETY OF WINTER WEATHER ACROSS PRIMARILY THE NORTHERN TIER COUNTIES
OF THE MEMPHIS COUNTY WARNING AREA. REPORTS FROM LOCAL SHERIFFS
OFFICES AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS INDICATED THAT PRIMARILY
SNOW...MIXED WITH SLEET...FELL ACROSS EXTREME NORTHEAST ARKANSAS INTO
THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL. FURTHER SOUTH...INCLUDING PORTIONS OF
NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND EXTREME NORTHWEST TENNESSEE...A MIXTURE OF
SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN OCCURRED WITH ONLY MINOR
ACCUMULATIONS. BELOW IS A DETAILED LISTING OF WINTER WEATHER REPORTS
FROM ACROSS THE AREA:


COUNTY STATE WEATHER ACCUMULATIONS
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RANDOLPH AR SNOW 1"-2" INCHES

LAWRENCE AR SNOW 1"-2" INCHES

CLAY AR SNOW/SLEET 1" INCH

GREENE AR SNOW/SLEET 1" INCH

DUNKLIN MO SNOW/SLEET 1"-2" INCHES

PEMISCOT MO SNOW/SLEET 1" INCH

CRAIGHEAD AR FREEZING RAIN LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATIONS

MISSISSIPPI AR FREEZING RAIN LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATIONS

POINSETT AR FREEZING RAIN LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATIONS

LAKE TN SNOW/SLEET 1" INCH

OBION TN SNOW/SLEET NO ACCUMULATION

GIBSON TN FREEZING RAIN/ LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATIONS
RAIN EARLY MORNING

WEAKLEY TN RAIN/SLEET SOME SLEET-AFTERNOON; NO
ACCUMULATION

HENRY TN RAIN/FLURRIES FLURRIES/LIGHT SNOW-
AFTERNOON; NO
ACCUMULATION


AREAS FURTHER SOUTH...ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF WEST TENNESSEE...EAST
ARKANSAS...AND NORTH MISSISSIPPI RECEIVED PRIMARILY A COLD RAIN.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE THANKS ALL LOCAL SHERIFFS OFFICES AND
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS FOR THEIR ASSISTANCE WITH WINTER
WEATHER REPORTS AND ACCUMULATIONS.

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JLH/JFB

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