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WWUS44 KMOB 190337
WSWMOB

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
935 PM CST FRI JAN 18 2008

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR CHOCTAW...WILCOX AND
PORTIONS OF NORTHERN CLARKE COUNTY IN ALABAMA FOR SATURDAY...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO
LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING. TO THE NORTH...A COLD AIRMASS IS
MOVING GRADUALLY SOUTHWARD ACROSS MISSISSIPPI AND NORTHERN ALABAMA.
DEEP MOISTURE ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS MOVING
ACROSS SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI AND ALABAMA LATE TONIGHT...AND THAT WILL
RESULT IN LIGHT RAIN GRADUALLY INCREASING THROUGH DAYBREAK ACROSS THE
AREA. AS THE COLDER AIRMASS FILTERS IN AFTER MIDNIGHT...THE RAIN
WILL START TO TRANSITION TO A MIXTURE OF SLEET AND SNOW TOWARD
DAYBREAK. 

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CHOCTAW-CLARKE-WILCOX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUTLER...LISMAN...SILAS...JACKSON...
THOMASVILLE...GROVE HILL...CAMDEN...PINE HILL
935 PM CST FRI JAN 18 2008

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 3 PM CST
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOBILE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 3 PM CST
SATURDAY. 

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO
LATE TONIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING. TO THE NORTH...A COLD AIRMASS IS
MOVING GRADUALLY SOUTHWARD ACROSS MISSISSIPPI AND NORTHERN ALABAMA.
DEEP MOISTURE ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS MOVING
ACROSS SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI AND ALABAMA LATE TONIGHT...AND THAT WILL
RESULT IN LIGHT RAIN GRADUALLY INCREASING THROUGH DAYBREAK ACROSS THE
AREA. AS THE COLDER AIRMASS FILTERS IN AFTER MIDNIGHT...THE RAIN
WILL START TO TRANSITION TO A MIXTURE OF SLEET AND SNOW TOWARD
DAYBREAK. 

THE WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL LIKELY CONTINUE THROUGH THE LATE
MORNING HOURS ON SATURDAY BEFORE DIMINISHING. AT THIS TIME...FORECASTERS
CAN SEE THE POTENTIAL OF A LIGHT ACCUMULATION OF SLEET OR SNOW FROM
CHOCTAW COUNTY EAST ACROSS NORTHERN CLARKE COUNTY AND ACROSS WILCOX 
COUNTY.  ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW IN THESE AREAS WOULD MOST LIKELY BE 1 
INCH OR LESS...WITH LOCALIZED AREAS SEEING ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 
2 INCHES. 

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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