February 28, 2009
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
315 PM CST SUN MAR 1 2009

...HEAVY SNOWFALL BLANKETS MUCH OF THE MID-SOUTH...

A POWERFUL UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVED JUST TO THE WEST AND
SOUTH OF THE MID-SOUTH SATURDAY AFTERNOON FEBRUARY 28TH INTO THE EARLY
MORNING OF SUNDAY MARCH 1ST. WITH COLD AIR PUSHING INTO THE AREA ON
STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS...THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CAUSED
HEAVY SNOWFALL ACROSS MUCH OF THE MID-SOUTH...ESPECIALLY MUCH OF
NORTHEAST ARKANSAS...THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL...INTO MUCH OF WEST
TENNESSEE AND EXTREME NORTH MISSISSIPPI. FROM ONE TO ONE AND
ONE-HALF FEET OF SNOW OCCURRED FROM A SMALL PORTION OF NORTHEAST
ARKANSAS NEAR THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER INTO PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST
TENNESSEE.

HERE ARE THE LATEST SNOWFALL REPORTS LISTED AS RECEIVED BY THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN MEMPHIS TN...


..........ARKANSAS..........

CLAY COUNTY...
PIGGOTT...6 INCHES

CRAIGHEAD COUNTY...
JONESBORO...2 INCHES

CRITTENDEN COUNTY...
WEST MEMPHIS...3 INCHES

CROSS COUNTY...
WYNNE...2 INCHES

GREENE COUNTY...
LORADO...10 INCHES
WALCOTT...9 INCHES

LAWRENCE COUNTY...
WALNUT RIDGE...2 INCHES

LEE COUNTY...
MARIANNA...4 INCHES

MISSISSIPPI COUNTY...
BLYTHEVILLE...11 INCHES
MANILA...7 INCHES
WILSON...12 INCHES

PHILLIPS COUNTY...
HELENA...2 INCHES

POINSETT COUNTY...
HARRISBURG...2 INCHES

RANDOLPH COUNTY...
MAYNARD...7 INCHES
POCAHONTAS...4 INCHES

ST. FRANCIS COUNTY...
FORREST CITY (JUST EAST)...2 INCHES


..........MISSOURI..........


DUNKLIN COUNTY...
KENNETT...6 INCHES

PEMISCOT COUNTY...
HAYTI...6 INCHES


..........MISSISSIPPI..........


ALCORN COUNTY...
CORINTH...4 INCHES

BENTON COUNTY...
ASHLAND...5 INCHES

CALHOUN COUNTY...
BRUCE...3 INCHES

CHICKASAW COUNTY...
HOUSTON...2 INCHES

COAHOMA COUNTY...
CLARKSDALE...1 INCH

DESOTO COUNTY...
OLIVE BRANCH...3 INCHES
SOUTHAVEN...4 INCHES

ITAWAMBA COUNTY...
FULTON...3 INCHES

LAFAYETTE COUNTY...
OXFORD...2 INCHES

LEE COUNTY...
SALTILLO...1 INCH
TUPELO...0.25 INCHES

MARSHALL COUNTY...
BYHALIA...4 INCHES

MONROE COUNTY...
NETTLETON...2 INCHES

PANOLA COUNTY...
BATESVILLE...2 INCHES

PONTOTOC COUNTY...
PONTOTOC...2 INCHES

PRENTISS COUNTY...
BOONEVILLE...3 INCHES

QUITMAN COUNTY...
MARKS...3 INCHES

TALLAHATCHIE COUNTY...
SUMNER...1 INCH

TATE COUNTY...
SENATOBIA...3 INCHES

TIPPAH COUNTY...
RIPLEY...4 INCHES

TISHOMINGO COUNTY...
IUKA...2 INCHES

TUNICA COUNTY...
TUNICA...1 INCH

UNION COUNTY...
NEW ALBANY...3 INCHES

YALOBUSHA COUNTY...
WATER VALLEY...2 INCHES


..........TENNESSEE..........

CARROLL COUNTY...
HUNTINGDON...1 INCH
CLARKSBURG...2 INCHES

CHESTER COUNTY...
HENDERSON...7 INCHES

CROCKETT COUNTY...
ALAMO...10 INCHES
MAURY CITY...14 INCHES

DECATUR COUNTY...
DECATURVILLE...4 INCHES

DYER COUNTY...
DYERSBURG...7 INCHES

FAYETTE COUNTY...
OAKLAND...18 INCHES

GIBSON COUNTY...
MEDINA...10 INCHES
TRENTON...3 INCHES

HARDEMAN COUNTY...
BOLIVAR...5 INCHES

HARDIN COUNTY...
SAVANNAH...1 INCH

HAYWOOD COUNTY...
BROWNSVILLE...8 INCHES

HENDERSON COUNTY...
LEXINGTON...6 INCHES
PARKERS CROSSROAD...3 INCHES

HENRY COUNTY...
PARIS...0.50 INCH

LAKE COUNTY...
TIPTONVILLE...3 INCHES

LAUDERDALE COUNTY...
RIPLEY...13 INCHES

MADISON COUNTY...
BEMIS...13 INCHES
JACKSON...13 INCHES
MERCER...12 INCHES

MCNAIRY COUNTY...
FINGER...4 INCHES

OBION COUNTY...
UNION CITY...5 INCHES

SHELBY COUNTY...
ARLINGTON...9 INCHES
BARTLETT...9 INCHES
CORDOVA...8 INCHES
ELLENDALE...12 INCHES
GERMANTOWN...6 INCHES
MEMPHIS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...3 INCHES
MEMPHIS/MIDTOWN...5 INCHES
NWS MEMPHIS/AGRICENTER...7 INCHES

TIPTON COUNTY...
ATOKA...13 INCHES
COVINGTON...12 INCHES
GILT EDGE...11 INCHES

WEAKLEY COUNTY...
GREENFIELD...2 INCHES
MARTIN...3 INCHES


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