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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1034 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

ARZ016-021>025-030>034-037>047-050500-
/O.CON.KLZK.WS.W.0004.150304T1800Z-150305T1200Z/
CLEBURNE-CONWAY-FAULKNER-GARLAND-INDEPENDENCE-JACKSON-JOHNSON-
LOGAN-LONOKE-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-PERRY-POLK-POPE-PRAIRIE-PULASKI-
SALINE-SCOTT-VAN BUREN-WHITE-WOODRUFF-YELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...AUGUSTA...BATESVILLE...BEEBE...BENTON...
BOONEVILLE...BRINKLEY...BRYANT...CABOT...CLARENDON...
CLARKSVILLE...CLINTON...CONWAY...COTTON PLANT...DANVILLE...
DARDANELLE...DE VALLS BLUFF...DES ARC...FAIRFIELD BAY...HAZEN...
HEBER SPRINGS...HOT SPRINGS...LITTLE ROCK...LONOKE...MCCRORY...
MENA...MORRILTON...MOUNT IDA...NEWPORT...NORMAN...
NORTH LITTLE ROCK...OLA...PARIS...PERRYVILLE...RUSSELLVILLE...
SEARCY...WALDRON
1034 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
THURSDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST THURSDAY.

* EVENT...FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW...WILL SPREAD ACROSS
  NORTHERN ARKANSAS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 3
  TO 6 INCHES...WITH THE LARGEST AMOUNTS TO THE NORTHEAST TOWARD
  BATESVILLE AND NEWPORT. SOME LIGHT FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS
  MAY ALSO BE POSSIBLE...WITH UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH BEFORE
  PRECIPITATION TRANSITIONS TO SLEET AND SNOW.

* TIMING...THIS EVENT WILL UNFOLD MAINLY THIS AFTERNOON AND
  TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL ISSUES ARE EXPECTED ON AREA ROADWAYS...
  ESPECIALLY GIVEN WELL BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...SLEET...
AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
500 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-051100-
ARKANSAS-BAXTER-BOONE-BRADLEY-CALHOUN-CLARK-CLEBURNE-CLEVELAND-
CONWAY-DALLAS-DESHA-DREW-FAULKNER-FULTON-GARLAND-GRANT-HOT SPRING-
INDEPENDENCE-IZARD-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-LINCOLN-LOGAN-LONOKE-
MARION-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-NEWTON-OUACHITA-PERRY-PIKE-POLK-POPE-
PRAIRIE-PULASKI-SALINE-SCOTT-SEARCY-SHARP-STONE-VAN BUREN-WHITE-
WOODRUFF-YELL-
500 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR A LARGE PART OF ARKANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PERIODS OF RAIN WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA TODAY...WITH ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SOUTH. THE BIGGER STORY WILL BE
THE WINTER WEATHER CONCERNS AS COLDER AIR MOVES INTO THE REGION.
THERE WILL BE A MIXTURE OF PRECIPITATION TYPES...WITH A WINTER STORM
WARNING IN EFFECT FOR ALL AREAS.

ACROSS NORTHERN ARKANSAS...THERE WILL BE A BRIEF TIME OF FREEZING
RAIN AROUND MID MORNING...BEFORE PRECIPITATION CHANGES OVER TO
SLEET. SNOW WILL DEVELOP AFTER NOON...AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE
OVERNIGHT HOURS. SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 3 TO 6
INCHES ACROSS THE NORTH.

ACROSS CENTRAL ARKANSAS...THE TIME OF CHANGEOVER WILL BE THE EARLY
AFTERNOON HOURS. THERE WILL BE A BRIEF TIME OF FREEZING RAIN...BUT
THE PREDOMINANT PRECIPITATION TYPE WILL BE SLEET. THERE WILL BE
SEVERAL HOURS OF SLEET...WITH A CHANGEOVER TO SNOW DURING THE
EVENING HOURS. SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.
FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF A TENTH TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH ARE
POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ACROSS EAST CENTRAL ARKANSAS. SLEET
ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE...WITH ANOTHER 1 TO 2
INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.

ACROSS SOUTHERN ARKANSAS...RAIN WILL CHANGEOVER TO FREEZING RAIN
AFTER SUNSET. THERE WILL BE FREEZING RAIN THROUGH THE EVENING
HOURS...WITH A CHANGEOVER TO SLEET AROUND MIDNIGHT...AND THEN SNOW
IN THE PRE DAWN HOURS. FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF A TENTH TO A
QUARTER OF AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ACROSS SOUTHEAST
ARKANSAS. SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE...WITH
ANOTHER HALF OF AN INCH TO TWO INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATIONS.

A GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHWEST WIND WILL ALSO OCCUR THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT...WHICH MAY WORSEN POWER OUTAGE CONCERNS WITH ANY ICE
ACCUMULATION ON UTILITY LINES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

CHANCES OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS THURSDAY FOR
LOCATIONS SOUTHEAST OF LITTLE ROCK. HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN MOVE
INTO THE REGION...WITH DRY CONDITIONS THROUGH THE BEGINNING OF NEXT
WEEK.

THE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING COLD TEMPERATURES TO THE REGION...WITH
OVERNIGHT LOWS FRIDAY MORNING IN THE SINGLE DIGITS TO THE TEENS.
THERE WILL LIKELY BE SEVERAL RECORD LOWS BROKEN.

TEMPERATURES WILL SLOWLY WARM THROUGH THE WEEKEND...WITH ALL AREAS
ABOVE FREEZING SATURDAY AFTERNOON...AND WARMER TEMPERATURES
CONTINUING THROUGH TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

&&

VISIT NWS LITTLE ROCK ON THE WEB. GO TO HTTP://WEATHER.GOV AND
CLICK ON CENTRAL ARKANSAS.

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Lake Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
412 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

.A COLD FRONT MOVED THROUGH ARKANSAS FROM THE NORTH OVERNIGHT.
BEHIND THE FRONT...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL PICK UP TODAY AND
TONIGHT...AND WILL BE GUSTY. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE OVER THE
SOUTHEAST HALF OF THE STATE...PARTICULARLY OVER THE DELTA REGION.

ARZ007-016-024-025-032>034-042>047-052>057-062>069-042230-
/O.CON.KLZK.LW.Y.0007.150304T1800Z-150305T1200Z/
ARKANSAS-BRADLEY-CALHOUN-CLARK-CLEBURNE-CLEVELAND-DALLAS-DESHA-
DREW-FAULKNER-GARLAND-GRANT-HOT SPRING-INDEPENDENCE-JACKSON-
JEFFERSON-LINCOLN-LONOKE-MONROE-OUACHITA-PIKE-PRAIRIE-PULASKI-
SALINE-SHARP-WHITE-WOODRUFF-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARKADELPHIA...ASH FLAT...AUGUSTA...
BATESVILLE...BEEBE...BENTON...BRINKLEY...BRYANT...CABOT...
CAMDEN...CAVE CITY...CLARENDON...CONWAY...COTTON PLANT...
DE VALLS BLUFF...DE WITT...DES ARC...DUMAS...FORDYCE...GLENWOOD...
GOULD...HAMPTON...HARDY...HAZEN...HEBER SPRINGS...HOT SPRINGS...
LITTLE ROCK...LONOKE...MALVERN...MCCRORY...MCGEHEE...MONTICELLO...
MURFREESBORO...NEWPORT...NORTH LITTLE ROCK...PINE BLUFF...
SEARCY...SHERIDAN...STAR CITY...STUTTGART...THORNTON...WARREN
412 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM
CST THURSDAY...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 AM
CST THURSDAY.

* EVENT...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL INCREASE...AND WILL
  BECOME GUSTY. WIND SPEEDS WILL AVERAGE 15 TO 30 MPH...WITH
  SOME HIGHER GUSTS POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

* AREAS AFFECTED...THIS ADVISORY AFFECTS PLACES SOUTHEAST OF
  HARDY...CONWAY AND MURFREESBORO.

* IMPACTS...BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW WILL BE NOTED AS WINDS
  PICK UP...ESPECIALLY IN NORTHEAST ARKANSAS WHERE THE HEAVIEST
  SNOW IS EXPECTED. POWER OUTAGES COULD ALSO OCCUR IN THE
  NORTHEAST...AND ALSO IN THE SOUTHEAST WHERE ICING COULD BECOME
  SIGNIFICANT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKE WIND ADVISORY INDICATES THAT WINDS WILL CAUSE ROUGH CHOP
ON AREA LAKES. SMALL BOATS WILL BE ESPECIALLY PRONE TO CAPSIZING.

&&

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