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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
256 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-
MSZ001>017-020>024-TNZ001>004-019>022-048>055-088>092-042300-
ALCORN-BENTON MS-BENTON TN-CALHOUN-CARROLL-CHESTER-CHICKASAW-CLAY-
COAHOMA-CRAIGHEAD-CRITTENDEN-CROCKETT-CROSS-DESOTO-DECATUR-
DUNKLIN-DYER-FAYETTE-GIBSON-GREENE-HARDEMAN-HARDIN-HAYWOOD-
HENDERSON-HENRY-ITAWAMBA-LAFAYETTE-LAKE-LAUDERDALE-LAWRENCE-
LEE AR-LEE MS-MADISON-MARSHALL-MCNAIRY-MISSISSIPPI-MONROE-OBION-
PANOLA-PEMISCOT-PHILLIPS-POINSETT-PONTOTOC-PRENTISS-QUITMAN-
RANDOLPH-SHELBY-ST. FRANCIS-TALLAHATCHIE-TATE-TIPPAH-TIPTON-
TISHOMINGO-TUNICA-UNION-WEAKLEY-YALOBUSHA-
256 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EAST ARKANSAS...
THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL...NORTH MISSISSIPPI...AND WEST TENNESSEE.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT ACROSS THE BOOTHEEL OF MISSOURI
AND NORTHWEST TENNESSEE TONIGHT. PROLONGED PERIODS OF HEAVY
RAINFALL ARE POSSIBLE ALONG AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS IN EFFECT ACROSS THE BOOTHEEL OF MISSOURI
AND NORTHWEST TENNESSEE THROUGH NOON WEDNESDAY. PERIODS OF HEAVY
RAINFALL ARE POSSIBLE ALONG ARCTIC COLD FRONT. ELSEWHERE MORE
LOCALIZED FLOODING WILL BE POSSIBLE.

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT WEDNESDAY THROUGH MIDDAY
THURSDAY NORTH NORTH OF A CLARKSDALE MISSISSIPPI TO A SAVANNAH
TENNESSEE LINE. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF ICE...SLEET AND SNOW ARE
EXPECTED.

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS STILL IN EFFECT FOR A LARGE PORTION OF
NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MIDDAY THURSDAY.

A WIND ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED WEDNESDAY EVENING AND OVERNIGHT
ALONG AND WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS
WILL GUST TO NEAR 40 MPH.

A WINDCHILL ADVISORY MAY BE NEEDED ACROSS A LARGE PORTION OF THE
MIDSOUTH THURSDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS...EMERGENCY MANAGERS...AND LAW ENFORCEMENT ARE
ENCOURAGED TO RELAY ANY REPORTS OF FLOODING THIS EVENING THROUGH
TOMORROW MORNING...AND WINTRY PRECIPITATION BOTH TOMORROW AND
TOMORROW NIGHT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE THROUGH SOCIAL
MEDIA...THE LOCAL STORM REPORT INTERFACE ON OUR WEBSITE...OR BY
TELEPHONE.

$$




Dense Fog Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
855 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...A DENSE FOG ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED...

.AREA OF LOCALLY DENSE FOG HAVE BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD THIS
EVENING OVER PORTIONS OF NORTH MISSISSIPPI...EAST CENTRAL ARKANSAS
AND THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL. THE DENSE FOG ADVISORY MAY BE EXPANDED
INTO WEST TENNESSEE LATER THIS EVENING AS CONDITIONS WARRANT.

ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-MSZ002>004-
007-008-010>015-020>022-041200-
/O.NEW.KMEG.FG.Y.0002.150304T0255Z-150304T1200Z/
RANDOLPH-CLAY-LAWRENCE-GREENE-CRAIGHEAD-POINSETT-MISSISSIPPI-
CROSS-ST. FRANCIS-LEE AR-PHILLIPS-DUNKLIN-PEMISCOT-MARSHALL-
BENTON MS-TIPPAH-TUNICA-TATE-COAHOMA-QUITMAN-PANOLA-LAFAYETTE-
UNION-PONTOTOC-TALLAHATCHIE-YALOBUSHA-CALHOUN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...POCAHONTAS...PIGGOTT...CORNING...
RECTOR...WALNUT RIDGE...HOXIE...PARAGOULD...JONESBORO...TRUMANN...
MARKED TREE...HARRISBURG...LEPANTO...BLYTHEVILLE...OSCEOLA...
WYNNE...FORREST CITY...MARIANNA...WEST HELENA...HELENA...
KENNETT...MALDEN...HOLLY SPRINGS...ASHLAND...HICKORY FLAT...
RIPLEY...NORTH TUNICA...TUNICA...SENATOBIA...COLDWATER...
CLARKSDALE...LAMBERT...MARKS...CROWDER...SLEDGE...BATESVILLE...
SARDIS...OXFORD...NEW ALBANY...PONTOTOC...CHARLESTON...TUTWILER...
WEBB...WATER VALLEY...COFFEEVILLE...BRUCE...CALHOUN CITY...
VARDAMAN...DERMA
855 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A DENSE FOG
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY.

* VISIBILITY...AS LOW AS ONE QUARTER MILE.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BECOME HAZARDOUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A DENSE FOG ADVISORY MEANS VISIBILITIES WILL FREQUENTLY BE
REDUCED TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER MILE. IF DRIVING...SLOW DOWN...
USE YOUR HEADLIGHTS...AND LEAVE PLENTY OF DISTANCE AHEAD OF YOU.

&&

$$

PWB




Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
607 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-MSZ001>017-
020>024-TNZ001>004-019>022-048>055-088>092-040400-
ALCORN-BENTON(MS)-BENTON(TN)-CALHOUN-CARROLL-CHESTER-CHICKASAW-CLAY-
COAHOMA-CRAIGHEAD-CRITTENDEN-CROCKETT-CROSS-DECATUR-DESOTO-DUNKLIN-
DYER-FAYETTE-GIBSON-GREENE-HARDEMAN-HARDIN-HAYWOOD-HENDERSON-HENRY-
ITAWAMBA-LAFAYETTE-LAKE-LAUDERDALE-LAWRENCE-LEE(AR)-LEE(MS)-MADISON-
MARSHALL-MCNAIRY-MISSISSIPPI-MONROE-OBION-PANOLA-PEMISCOT-PHILLIPS-
POINSETT-PONTOTOC-PRENTISS-QUITMAN-RANDOLPH-SHELBY-ST. FRANCIS-
TALLAHATCHIE-TATE-TIPPAH-TIPTON-TISHOMINGO-TUNICA-UNION-WEAKLEY-
YALOBUSHA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLYTHEVILLE...CLARKSDALE...CORINTH...
DYERSBURG...HUMBOLDT...JACKSON...JONESBORO...KENNETT...MEMPHIS...
OXFORD...TUPELO...WEST MEMPHIS
607 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

.NOW...
AREAS OF FOG WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE MIDSOUTH THIS EVENING.
VISIBILITIES WILL AVERAGE SEVERAL MILES...BUT MAY SUDDENLY
DECREASE TO LESS THAN A QUARTER MILE IN LOCALIZED AREAS. DRIVERS
SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR RAPID AND ABRUPT CHANGES IN VISIBILITY.

$$

PWB





Winter Storm Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
301 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM EXPECTED ACROSS A LARGE PORTION OF
THE MIDSOUTH WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL SURGE ACROSS THE REGION TOMORROW...
WITH FALLING TEMPERATURES THROUGHOUT THE DAY. THIS WILL ALLOW
RAIN TO CHANGEOVER TO FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW IN MANY
AREAS BEFORE COMING TO AN END MIDDAY THURSDAY. SIGNIFICANT
ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW...SLEET...AND ICE ARE LIKELY. IN ADDITION
STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL CREATE WINDCHILLS INTO THE SINGLE
DIGITS AND LOW TEENS ABOVE ZERO...AND MAY AID IN SPORADIC POWER
OUTAGES WHERE HEAVIER AMOUNTS OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET FALL.

MSZ006-009-013>017-020>024-040515-
/O.EXT.KMEG.WS.A.0004.150305T0000Z-150305T1800Z/
TISHOMINGO-PRENTISS-LAFAYETTE-UNION-PONTOTOC-LEE MS-ITAWAMBA-
TALLAHATCHIE-YALOBUSHA-CALHOUN-CHICKASAW-MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...IUKA...BELMONT...BURNSVILLE...
BOONEVILLE...OXFORD...NEW ALBANY...PONTOTOC...TUPELO...FULTON...
MANTACHIE...CHARLESTON...TUTWILER...WEBB...WATER VALLEY...
COFFEEVILLE...BRUCE...CALHOUN CITY...VARDAMAN...DERMA...HOUSTON...
OKOLONA...AMORY...ABERDEEN...NETTLETON
301 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

* SNOW/SLEET/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF
  SLEET AND SOME ICE ARE LIKELY.

* TIMING...6 PM CST WEDNESDAY TO MIDDAY THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL LIKELY BECOME HAZARDOUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$




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