Snow Accumulation Possible Tuesday Night and Wednesday

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
352 AM CST MON JAN 24 2011

...SNOW ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE FOR TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL FORM OVER THE GULF OF MEXICO TODAY AND
MOVE NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE GULF COAST ON TUESDAY AND UP THE EAST
COAST ON WEDNESDAY.

AS THE LOW PUSHES MOISTURE NORTHWARD INTO THE AREA...PRECIPITATION
WILL COMMENCE LATE MONDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.
PRECIPITATION WILL START OFF EARLY TUESDAY MORNING AS A MIX OF
RAIN AND SNOW AND THEN TRANSITION TO ALL RAIN BY LATE MORNING TUESDAY.
RAIN WILL CONTINUE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND THEN TRANSITION BACK TO A
RAIN AND SNOW MIX TUESDAY EVENING. ALL SNOW IS EXPECTED FROM LATE EVENING
AND OVERNIGHT TUESDAY NIGHT. SNOW WILL BEGIN TO TAPER OFF ON
WEDNESDAY AS THE LOW PULLS NORTHEASTWARD UP THE EAST COAST.

SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES IS POSSIBLE TUESDAY NIGHT WITH
THE HIGHER AMOUNTS IN THE SOUTHERN COUNTIES AND CUMBERLAND PLATEAU.
AN ADDITIONAL INCH OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE ON WEDNESDAY FOR THE
EASTERN HALF OF THE AREA.

MODEL FORECASTS SEEM TO BE IN GOOD AGREEMENT. HOWEVER...A SHIFT IN
THE TRACK OF THE LOW WILL CHANGE THESE SNOWFALL ESTIMATES SIGNIFICANTLY.
RESIDENTS SHOULD KEEP ABREAST OF WEATHER CONDITIONS AND MONITOR
THE FORECAST FOR CHANGES.


$$

JLM


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