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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
354 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...MAJOR WINTER STORM IMPACTING KENTUCKY AND SOUTHERN INDIANA...

.SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING DUE TO HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. PLAN ON SIGNIFICANT SNOW
AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS THE REGION...WITH SOME ICING
POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY THIS EVENING.

KYZ023>031-033>043-045>049-053>057-061>065-070>072-050500-
/O.CON.KLMK.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150305T1800Z/
HANCOCK KY-BRECKINRIDGE KY-MEADE KY-OHIO KY-GRAYSON KY-HARDIN KY-
BULLITT KY-JEFFERSON KY-OLDHAM KY-HENRY KY-SHELBY KY-FRANKLIN KY-
SCOTT KY-HARRISON KY-SPENCER KY-ANDERSON KY-WOODFORD KY-
FAYETTE KY-BOURBON KY-NICHOLAS KY-NELSON KY-WASHINGTON KY-
MERCER KY-JESSAMINE KY-CLARK KY-LARUE KY-MARION KY-BOYLE KY-
GARRARD KY-MADISON KY-BUTLER KY-EDMONSON KY-HART KY-GREEN KY-
TAYLOR KY-LOGAN KY-WARREN KY-SIMPSON KY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HAWESVILLE...HARDINSBURG...
BRANDENBURG...BEAVER DAM...LEITCHFIELD...ELIZABETHTOWN...
FORT KNOX...MOUNT WASHINGTON...SHEPHERDSVILLE...LOUISVILLE...
LA GRANGE...NEW CASTLE...SHELBYVILLE...FRANKFORT...GEORGETOWN...
CYNTHIANA...TAYLORSVILLE...LAWRENCEBURG...VERSAILLES...
LEXINGTON...PARIS...CARLISLE...BARDSTOWN...SPRINGFIELD...
HARRODSBURG...NICHOLASVILLE...WINCHESTER...HODGENVILLE...
LEBANON...DANVILLE...LANCASTER...RICHMOND...MORGANTOWN...
BROWNSVILLE...MUNFORDVILLE...GREENSBURG...CAMPBELLSVILLE...
RUSSELLVILLE...BOWLING GREEN...FRANKLIN
354 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015 /254 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015/

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST /NOON
CST/ THURSDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST /NOON
CST/ THURSDAY.

* TIMING: RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO SLEET THIS AFTERNOON AND
  EVENING. THIS SLEET THEN WILL THEN TRANSITION TO SNOW...BECOMING
  HEAVY BY MID EVENING AND CONTINUING INTO TONIGHT. SNOW WILL END
  EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS: 4 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW ACROSS CENTRAL AND NORTH
  CENTRAL KENTUCKY. LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY
  FROM THE NORTHERN BLUE GRASS TO THE NOLIN AND ROUGH RIVER LAKE
  AREAS.

* MAIN IMPACT: PLAN ON SNOW COVERED ROADS AND DANGEROUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS. SNOW RATES MAY BE INTENSE...RESULTING IN RAPID
  ACCUMULATIONS AND LOW VISIBILITIES.

* OTHER IMPACTS: NORTH WINDS GUSTING UP TO 20 MPH TONIGHT. THIS
  COMBINED WITH THE WEIGHT OF THE SNOW COULD RESULT IN SCATTERED
  POWER OUTAGES AND DOWNED TREE LIMBS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TRAVEL WILL BE TREACHEROUS WITH SOME ROADS NEARLY IMPASSABLE.
HAVE AN EMERGENCY KIT OF BLANKETS...FOOD...WATER AND FLASHLIGHTS
IF YOU MUST TRAVEL.

&&

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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
339 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015

INZ084-089>092-KYZ023>043-045>049-053>057-061>065-070>072-052045-
CRAWFORD IN-PERRY IN-HARRISON IN-FLOYD IN-CLARK IN-HANCOCK KY-
BRECKINRIDGE KY-MEADE KY-OHIO KY-GRAYSON KY-HARDIN KY-BULLITT KY-
JEFFERSON KY-OLDHAM KY-TRIMBLE KY-HENRY KY-SHELBY KY-FRANKLIN KY-
SCOTT KY-HARRISON KY-SPENCER KY-ANDERSON KY-WOODFORD KY-FAYETTE KY-
BOURBON KY-NICHOLAS KY-NELSON KY-WASHINGTON KY-MERCER KY-
JESSAMINE KY-CLARK KY-LARUE KY-MARION KY-BOYLE KY-GARRARD KY-
MADISON KY-BUTLER KY-EDMONSON KY-HART KY-GREEN KY-TAYLOR KY-LOGAN KY-
WARREN KY-SIMPSON KY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARENGO...TELL CITY...CORYDON...
NEW ALBANY...JEFFERSONVILLE...HAWESVILLE...HARDINSBURG...
BRANDENBURG...BEAVER DAM...LEITCHFIELD...ELIZABETHTOWN...FORT KNOX...
MOUNT WASHINGTON...SHEPHERDSVILLE...LOUISVILLE...LA GRANGE...
BEDFORD...NEW CASTLE...SHELBYVILLE...FRANKFORT...GEORGETOWN...
CYNTHIANA...TAYLORSVILLE...LAWRENCEBURG...VERSAILLES...LEXINGTON...
PARIS...CARLISLE...BARDSTOWN...SPRINGFIELD...HARRODSBURG...
NICHOLASVILLE...WINCHESTER...HODGENVILLE...LEBANON...DANVILLE...
LANCASTER...RICHMOND...MORGANTOWN...BROWNSVILLE...MUNFORDVILLE...
GREENSBURG...CAMPBELLSVILLE...RUSSELLVILLE...BOWLING GREEN...
FRANKLIN
339 PM EST WED MAR 4 2015 /239 PM CST WED MAR 4 2015/

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST /NOON CST/
THURSDAY...
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST /6 PM CST/ THIS EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL
INDIANA AND CENTRAL KENTUCKY.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

A MAJOR WINTER STORM IS EXPECTED TO AFFECT THE REGION TONIGHT WITH
WIDESPREAD HEAVY SNOW. SOME SLEET OR FREEZING RAIN MAY BRIEFLY MIX
IN AS RAIN TRANSITIONS TO SNOW. SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
WILL BE POSSIBLE...PLEASE SEE THE WINTER STORM WARNING FOR
ADDITIONAL DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

SNOW WILL TAPER OFF THROUGH THE DAY THURSDAY...THOUGH TRAVEL
DISRUPTIONS LIKELY WILL CONTINUE AT LEAST THROUGH THE DAY. FRIDAY
MORNING LOW TEMPERATURES WILL BE NEAR RECORDS WITH READINGS AROUND
ZERO.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOW AMOUNTS.

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