Accumulating Snow/Extremely Cold

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
423 AM CST TUE JAN 5 2010

TNZ005>011-022>034-056>066-075-077>080-093>095-051230-
STEWART-MONTGOMERY-ROBERTSON-SUMNER-MACON-CLAY-PICKETT-BENTON-
HOUSTON-HUMPHREYS-DICKSON-CHEATHAM-DAVIDSON-WILSON-TROUSDALE-
SMITH-JACKSON-PUTNAM-OVERTON-FENTRESS-PERRY-HICKMAN-LEWIS-
WILLIAMSON-MAURY-MARSHALL-RUTHERFORD-CANNON-DEKALB-WHITE-
CUMBERLAND-BEDFORD-COFFEE-WARREN-GRUNDY-VAN BUREN-WAYNE-LAWRENCE-
GILES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOVER...CLARKSVILLE...SPRINGFIELD...
GALLATIN...LAFAYETTE...CELINA...BYRDSTOWN...CAMDEN...ERIN...
WAVERLY...DICKSON...ASHLAND CITY...KINGSTON SPRINGS...NASHVILLE...
LEBANON...MOUNT JULIET...HARTSVILLE...CARTHAGE...GAINESBORO...
COOKEVILLE...LIVINGSTON...JAMESTOWN...ALLARDT...LINDEN...
LOBELVILLE...CENTERVILLE...HOHENWALD...FRANKLIN...BRENTWOOD...
COLUMBIA...LEWISBURG...MURFREESBORO...WOODBURY...SMITHVILLE...
SPARTA...CROSSVILLE...FAIRFIELD GLADE...SHELBYVILLE...TULLAHOMA...
MANCHESTER...MCMINNVILLE...TRACY CITY...ALTAMONT...COALMONT...
SPENCER...WAYNESBORO...LAWRENCEBURG...PULASKI
423 AM CST TUE JAN 5 2010

...ACCUMULATING SNOW LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY WILL BE
FOLLOWED BY EXTREMELY COLD AIR...

WINTER WILL CONTINUE ITS GRIP ON THE MID STATE...WITH ACCUMULATING
SNOW A GOOD POSSIBILITY LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND DURING THE DAY
THURSDAY. SNOW AMOUNTS BY LATE THURSDAY NIGHT MAY TOTAL BETWEEN
2 AND 4 INCHES. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL DROP RAPIDLY OUT
OF CANADA ON WEDNESDAY AND INTO THE NORTHERN PLAINS AND MOVE
SOUTHEAST INTO THE MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
AND ACROSS THE OHIO AND TENNESSEE VALLEYS DURING THE DAY THURSDAY.
THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING A SIGNIFICANT ARCTIC OUTBREAK WITH EXTREMELY
COLD AIR...COLDEST OF THE SEASON SO FAR. EXPECT TEMPERATURES TO
BE 20 TO 25 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. WIND CHILL TEMPERATURES WILL
DROP TO THE ZERO TO 5 BELOW RANGE IN SOME AREAS.

MIDDLE TENNESSEE RESIDENTS SHOULD PLAN AHEAD FOR THE POTENTIAL SNOW
AT MID-WEEK AND THE EXTREME COLD TO FOLLOW. PRECAUTIONS SHOULD BE
TAKEN TO KEEP WATER PIPES FROM BURSTING...LIVESTOCK AND PETS WILL
NEED CARE FROM THE COLD. CAR BATTERIES SHOULD BE CHECKED TO ENSURE
THEY WILL START IN THE EXTREME COLD. MONITOR THOSE THAT MAY SUFFER
FROM THE EFFECTS OF THE COLD...ESPECIALLY THE ELDERLY AND YOUNG
CHILDREN.

$$

JLM


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