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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
234 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...A WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY THROUGH
NOON THURSDAY FOR ALL OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE...

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING PLENTY OF
RAIN ON TUESDAY FOLLOWED BY MIXED PRECIPITATION AND FINALLY SNOW
LATER IN THE DAY WEDNESDAY. HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE 60S FOR MOST
OF THE REGION TOMORROW WILL FALL TO HIGHS IN THE 20S BY THURSDAY
FOLLOWING THE PASSAGE OF A STRONG COLD FRONT. AS THE FRONT PASSES
ON WEDNESDAY...PRECIP WILL SWITCH FROM RAIN...TO A MIX OF PRECIP
CONSISTING OF FREEZING RAIN SLEET AND SNOW...AND FINALLY TO ALL
SNOW FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST DURING THE DAY. SNOWFALL AND
SLEET ACCUMULATIONS MAY BE BETWEEN 3 TO 6 INCHES...WITH FREEZING
RAIN CAUSING ICE ACCUMULATION TO A TENTH OF AN INCH AS WELL. MAJOR
TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH AT LEAST
FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

TNZ005>011-023>034-056>066-075-077>080-093>095-031100-
/O.NEW.KOHX.WS.A.0003.150304T1800Z-150305T1800Z/
STEWART-MONTGOMERY-ROBERTSON-SUMNER-MACON-CLAY-PICKETT-HOUSTON-
HUMPHREYS-DICKSON-CHEATHAM-DAVIDSON-WILSON-TROUSDALE-SMITH-
JACKSON-PUTNAM-OVERTON-FENTRESS-PERRY-HICKMAN-LEWIS-WILLIAMSON-
MAURY-MARSHALL-RUTHERFORD-CANNON-DE KALB-WHITE-CUMBERLAND-BEDFORD-
COFFEE-WARREN-GRUNDY-VAN BUREN-WAYNE-LAWRENCE-GILES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOVER...CLARKSVILLE...SPRINGFIELD...
GALLATIN...LAFAYETTE...CELINA...BYRDSTOWN...ERIN...WAVERLY...
DICKSON...ASHLAND CITY...NASHVILLE...LEBANON...MOUNT JULIET...
HARTSVILLE...CARTHAGE...GAINESBORO...COOKEVILLE...LIVINGSTON...
JAMESTOWN...LOBELVILLE...CENTERVILLE...HOHENWALD...FRANKLIN...
BRENTWOOD...COLUMBIA...LEWISBURG...MURFREESBORO...WOODBURY...
SMITHVILLE...SPARTA...CROSSVILLE...SHELBYVILLE...TULLAHOMA...
MANCHESTER...MCMINNVILLE...ALTAMONT...SPENCER...WAYNESBORO...
LAWRENCEBURG...PULASKI
234 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NASHVILLE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...FROM NOON CST WEDNESDAY THROUGH NOON CST THURSDAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET...WITH UP TO A
  TENTH OF AN INCH OF FREEZING RAIN.

* MAIN IMPACT...A MIX OF SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN WILL
  CREATE MAJOR TRAVEL IMPACTS FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THE
  DAY ON FRIDAY.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TEMPERATURES ARE LIKELY TO STAY BELOW FREEZING
  FROM WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH MID DAY FRIDAY WHICH MAY EXTEND
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WORK
  WEEK.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
150 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM LIKELY ACROSS THE MID-SOUTH WEDNESDAY
INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL SURGE ACROSS THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY...
WITH TEMPERATURES FALLING ACROSS THE MID-SOUTH THROUGHOUT THE
DAY. THIS WILL ALLOW RAIN TO CHANGEOVER TO SOME FREEZING RAIN...
THEN SLEET...AND EVENTUALLY SNOW IN MANY AREAS BEFORE ENDING.
SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW...SLEET...AND SOME ICE ARE
LIKELY BEFORE THE PRECIPITATION TAPERS OFF LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

ARZ036-048-049-058-MSZ001>005-007-008-010>012-TNZ021-022-049-050-
052>055-088>092-030600-
/O.CON.KMEG.WS.A.0004.150304T1800Z-150305T1200Z/
CRITTENDEN-ST. FRANCIS-LEE AR-PHILLIPS-DESOTO-MARSHALL-BENTON MS-
TIPPAH-ALCORN-TUNICA-TATE-COAHOMA-QUITMAN-PANOLA-CARROLL-
BENTON TN-TIPTON-HAYWOOD-MADISON-CHESTER-HENDERSON-DECATUR-SHELBY-
FAYETTE-HARDEMAN-MCNAIRY-HARDIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST MEMPHIS...MARION...FORREST CITY...
MARIANNA...WEST HELENA...HELENA...SOUTHAVEN...OLIVE BRANCH...
HORN LAKE...HOLLY SPRINGS...ASHLAND...HICKORY FLAT...RIPLEY...
CORINTH...NORTH TUNICA...TUNICA...SENATOBIA...COLDWATER...
CLARKSDALE...LAMBERT...MARKS...CROWDER...SLEDGE...BATESVILLE...
SARDIS...MCKENZIE...HUNTINGDON...BRUCETON...CAMDEN...COVINGTON...
MUNFORD...ATOKA...BROWNSVILLE...JACKSON...HENDERSON...LEXINGTON...
PARSONS...DECATURVILLE...BARTLETT...GERMANTOWN...COLLIERVILLE...
MILLINGTON...SOMERVILLE...OAKLAND...GALLAWAY...BOLIVAR...
WHITEVILLE...SELMER...ADAMSVILLE...SAVANNAH
150 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

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

* TIMING...12 PM CST WEDNESDAY TO 6 AM CST 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.

&&

$$

JDS/JLH

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
150 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM LIKELY ACROSS THE MID-SOUTH WEDNESDAY
INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL SURGE ACROSS THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY...
WITH TEMPERATURES FALLING ACROSS THE MID-SOUTH THROUGHOUT THE
DAY. THIS WILL ALLOW RAIN TO CHANGEOVER TO SOME FREEZING RAIN...
THEN SLEET...AND EVENTUALLY SNOW IN MANY AREAS BEFORE ENDING.
SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW...SLEET...AND SOME ICE ARE
LIKELY BEFORE THE PRECIPITATION TAPERS OFF LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

MSZ006-009-013>017-020>024-030600-
/O.EXB.KMEG.WS.A.0004.150305T0000Z-150305T1200Z/
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
150 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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

* TIMING...6 PM CST WEDNESDAY TO 6 AM CST 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
150 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM LIKELY ACROSS THE MID-SOUTH WEDNESDAY
INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL SURGE ACROSS THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY...
WITH TEMPERATURES FALLING ACROSS THE MID-SOUTH THROUGHOUT THE
DAY. THIS WILL ALLOW RAIN TO CHANGEOVER TO SOME FREEZING RAIN...
THEN SLEET...AND EVENTUALLY SNOW IN MANY AREAS BEFORE ENDING.
SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW...SLEET...AND SOME ICE ARE
LIKELY BEFORE THE PRECIPITATION TAPERS OFF LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-MOZ113-115-TNZ001>004-019-020-048-
051-030600-
/O.CON.KMEG.WS.A.0004.150304T1200Z-150305T1200Z/
RANDOLPH-CLAY-LAWRENCE-GREENE-CRAIGHEAD-POINSETT-MISSISSIPPI-
CROSS-DUNKLIN-PEMISCOT-LAKE-OBION-WEAKLEY-HENRY-DYER-GIBSON-
LAUDERDALE-CROCKETT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...POCAHONTAS...PIGGOTT...CORNING...
RECTOR...WALNUT RIDGE...HOXIE...PARAGOULD...JONESBORO...TRUMANN...
MARKED TREE...HARRISBURG...LEPANTO...BLYTHEVILLE...OSCEOLA...
WYNNE...KENNETT...MALDEN...TIPTONVILLE...RIDGELY...UNION CITY...
MARTIN...DRESDEN...PARIS...DYERSBURG...HUMBOLDT...MILAN...
TRENTON...DYER...RIPLEY...HALLS...ALAMO...BELLS...MAURY CITY...
FRIENDSHIP
150 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

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

* TIMING...6 AM CST WEDNESDAY TO 6 AM CST 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.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
645 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

ALZ001>010-016-TNZ076-096-097-022215-
LAUDERDALE-COLBERT-FRANKLIN AL-LAWRENCE-LIMESTONE-MADISON-MORGAN-
MARSHALL-JACKSON-DEKALB-CULLMAN-MOORE-LINCOLN-FRANKLIN TN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLORENCE...MUSCLE SHOALS...RUSSELLVILLE...
MOULTON...ATHENS...HUNTSVILLE...DECATUR...GUNTERSVILLE...
SCOTTSBORO...FORT PAYNE...CULLMAN...LYNCHBURG...FAYETTEVILLE...
WINCHESTER
645 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT THE REGION LATE WEDNESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS SOUTHERN TENNESSEE AND NORTHERN
ALABAMA ON WEDNESDAY...WITH WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE FOR ALMOST 24 HOURS FOLLOWING PASSAGE OF THE FRONT.
TEMPERATURES WILL FALL RAPIDLY...WITH RAIN EXPECTED TO CHANGE TO
FREEZING RAIN ACROSS NORTHWEST ALABAMA AND SOUTHERN TENNESSEE BY LATE
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. FREEZING RAIN WILL ENCOMPASS THE ENTIRE REGION
WEDNESDAY EVENING...WITH A GRADUAL TRANSITION TO SLEET AND EVENTUALLY
SNOW EXPECTED TO OCCUR FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING.

ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF ONE TENTH TO ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH ARE
EXPECTED...ALONG WITH SLEET AND SNOW ACCUMULATIONS RANGING FROM
AROUND ONE HALF OF AN INCH IN THE SOUTHEAST TO 2 INCHES IN THE
NORTHWEST. IN ADDITION TO THE PRECIPITATION...NORTH WINDS OF 10 TO 15
MPH WILL CREATE WIND CHILLS IN THE TEENS AND SINGLE DIGITS ON
THURSDAY MORNING. RESIDENTS OF THE TENNESSEE VALLEY SHOULD BEGIN
PREPARATIONS NOW FOR THIS SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM.

$$

70/DD

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
539 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

TNZ005>011-023>034-056>066-075-077>080-093>095-022200-
STEWART-MONTGOMERY-ROBERTSON-SUMNER-MACON-CLAY-PICKETT-HOUSTON-
HUMPHREYS-DICKSON-CHEATHAM-DAVIDSON-WILSON-TROUSDALE-SMITH-
JACKSON-PUTNAM-OVERTON-FENTRESS-PERRY-HICKMAN-LEWIS-WILLIAMSON-
MAURY-MARSHALL-RUTHERFORD-CANNON-DE KALB-WHITE-CUMBERLAND-BEDFORD-
COFFEE-WARREN-GRUNDY-VAN BUREN-WAYNE-LAWRENCE-GILES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOVER...CLARKSVILLE...SPRINGFIELD...
GALLATIN...LAFAYETTE...CELINA...BYRDSTOWN...ERIN...WAVERLY...
DICKSON...ASHLAND CITY...NASHVILLE...LEBANON...MOUNT JULIET...
HARTSVILLE...CARTHAGE...GAINESBORO...COOKEVILLE...LIVINGSTON...
JAMESTOWN...LOBELVILLE...CENTERVILLE...HOHENWALD...FRANKLIN...
BRENTWOOD...COLUMBIA...LEWISBURG...MURFREESBORO...WOODBURY...
SMITHVILLE...SPARTA...CROSSVILLE...SHELBYVILLE...TULLAHOMA...
MANCHESTER...MCMINNVILLE...ALTAMONT...SPENCER...WAYNESBORO...
LAWRENCEBURG...PULASKI
539 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...WINTER WEATHER MAY CAUSE MAJOR TRAVEL PROBLEMS ACROSS MID
TENNESSEE WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY...

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP INTO MIDDLE TENNESSEE BY
WEDNESDAY. SHARPLY COLDER AIR WILL MOVE IN BEHIND THE FRONT AS
PRECIPITATION CONTINUES. THE COLDER AIR WILL CHANGE RAIN OVER TO
FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW. ALTHOUGH THERE IS STILL
UNCERTAINTY...SOME ICE ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE...AND THERE COULD
BE 3 INCHES OR MORE OF SNOW WITH THIS WEATHER SYSTEM.

TRAVEL WILL QUICKLY BECOME HAZARDOUS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON OVER
NORTHWEST MIDDLE TENNESSEE AS TEMPERATURES PLUMMET. THE TRAVEL
DIFFICULTIES WILL SPREAD SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE REST OF THE
AREA INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING. MAJOR TRAVEL DISRUPTIONS ARE LIKELY
WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

FRIGID CONDITIONS WILL FOLLOW THE STORM SYSTEM. HIGHS ON THURSDAY
ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW FREEZING. LOWS THURSDAY NIGHT
WILL DROP INTO THE 5 TO 15 DEGREE RANGE. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED
TO WARM ABOVE FREEZING AGAIN ON FRIDAY.

AT THIS TIME...THERE ARE STILL UNCERTAINTIES ABOUT THE AMOUNT OF
PRECIPITATION...AND SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS WITH THIS SYSTEM.
IF NEW DATA CONTINUE TO SHOW SIGNIFICANT WINTER WEATHER
POTENTIAL...A WINTER STORM WATCH MAY BE ISSUED LATER TODAY.
PEOPLE IN MID TENNESSEE...OR WITH TRAVEL PLANS IN THE AREA...SHOULD
CLOSELY MONITOR UPDATED WEATHER INFORMATION.

$$

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
351 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

MSZ006-009-013>017-020>024-022200-
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
351 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...MORE WINTER WEATHER POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTH
MISSISSIPPI LATE WEDNESDAY...

AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL SURGE ACROSS THE REGION ON
WEDNESDAY...WITH TEMPERATURES EXPECTED TO FALL ACROSS NORTH
MISSISSIPPI DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS. THIS WILL
ALLOW RAIN TO CHANGEOVER TO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET. ICE AND
SLEET ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE BEFORE THE PRECIPITATION
TAPERS OFF DURING THE OVERNIGHT. TIMING AND ACCUMULATION AMOUNTS
OVER THIS PORTION OF NORTH MISSISSIPPI ARE STILL IN QUESTION.
PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR ANY FUTURE FORECAST CHANGES OR UPDATES
CONCERNING THIS POTENTIAL LATE WINTER STORM.

$$

JAB


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
209 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

ALZ001>010-016-TNZ076-096-097-031100-
LAUDERDALE-COLBERT-FRANKLIN AL-LAWRENCE-LIMESTONE-MADISON-MORGAN-
MARSHALL-JACKSON-DEKALB-CULLMAN-MOORE-LINCOLN-FRANKLIN TN-
209 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH ALABAMA AND PORTIONS
OF SOUTHERN MIDDLE TENNESSEE.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP ACROSS THE
AREA THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...MAINLY SOUTH OF THE TENNESSEE
RIVER...AND ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
A FEW LIGHTNING STRIKES WILL BE THE MAIN THREAT WITH THIS ACTIVITY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL PERSIST ON TUESDAY MORNING...WITH A LOWER
COVERAGE EXPECTED DURING THE AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...STORMS WILL
INCREASE ONCE AGAIN TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT. A FEW STRONG TO MARGINALLY SEVERE STORMS WILL
BE POSSIBLE WITH DAMAGING WINDS THE MAIN THREAT.

WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED AFTER THE COLD FRONT PUSHES
SOUTHWARD THROUGH THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL FALL
BELOW FREEZING IN NORTHWEST ALABAMA AND INTO SOUTHERN MIDDLE
TENNESSEE BY WEDNESDAY EVENING...AND FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE AREA
BY WEDNESDAY NIGHT. RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN AS THIS
OCCURS...WITH WIDESPREAD FREEZING RAIN EXPECTED FOR ALL AREAS DURING
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. FREEZING RAIN WILL GRADUALLY MIX WITH SLEET AND
EVENTUALLY TO SNOW FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA BY
EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF 0.10 TO 0.30 INCHES ARE
EXPECTED...ALONG WITH SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 0.50 TO 2
INCHES. A NORTH WIND OF 10 TO 15 MPH WILL ENHANCE THE IMPACTS OF
ACCUMULATING ICE...AND CREATE VERY LOW WIND CHILLS IN THE TEENS AND
SINGLE DIGITS ON THURSDAY MORNING. TEMPERATURES WILL NOT CLIMB ABOVE
FREEZING FOR MOST OF THE AREA UNTIL FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL
IS POSSIBLE TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING FOR THE THREAT OF
STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS. ACTIVATION IS ALSO POSSIBLE LATE WEDNESDAY
AND EARLY THURSDAY FOR WINTER WEATHER.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
611 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

LAZ016-023>026-MSZ026-027-029>031-033-036-039-052-058-031215-
MADISON LA-FRANKLIN LA-CATAHOULA-TENSAS-CONCORDIA-GRENADA-CARROLL-
WEBSTER-CLAY-LOWNDES-OKTIBBEHA-HOLMES-NOXUBEE-LAUDERDALE-CLARKE-
611 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
LOUISIANA...CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...EAST CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...
NORTH CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI...AND NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

FOG
THREAT...ELEVATED
TIMING...TODAY

AREAS OF DENSE FOG MAY REDUCE VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF
A MILE THIS MORNING. A DENSE FOG ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT.

(WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/GRAPHICAST.PHP?SITE=JAN&GC=1)

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THERE CONTINUES TO BE A RISK FOR A WINTER WEATHER EVENT FROM LATE
WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR ICE
ACCUMULATION...ESPECIALLY FOR LOCATIONS NORTHWEST OF THE NATCHEZ
TRACE CORRIDOR WHERE DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS AND SPORADIC
POWER OUTAGES WILL BE POSSIBLE. THE TIMING AND IMPACTS WILL LIKELY
BE ADJUSTED IN LATER FORECASTS.

(WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/GRAPHICAST.PHP?SITE=JAN&GC=2)

.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...
THE ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS...HAM RADIO OPERATORS...AND
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL IN SUPPORT OF SEVERE WEATHER
OPERATIONS IS NOT EXPECTED THROUGH NEXT SUNDAY.

$$

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&&

...HAZARD LEGEND...

*FOG*
EXTREME...WIDESPREAD FOG WITH VISIBILITIES NEAR ZERO.
SIGNIFICANT...FOG WITH VISIBILITIES LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO 1/4
 MILE LIKELY.
ELEVATED...FOG WITH VISIBILITIES LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO 1/4 MILE
 POSSIBLE.
LIMITED...PATCHY FOG WITH VISIBILITIES LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO 1/4
 MILE POSSIBLE.


...USEFUL WEATHER WEB PAGES (URLS)...

NWS JAN HOME PAGE...
   WWW.WEATHER.GOV/JAN
STAY AWARE, STAY SAFE NWS JAN BRIEFING PAGE...
   WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/JAN/?N=SAFE
FIND NWS JAN ON FACEBOOK...
   WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/NWSJACKSONMS
FOLLOW NWS JAN ON TWITTER...
   @NWSJACKSONMS

   PLEASE CONVERT ALL WEB ADDRESSES TO LOWER CASE BEFORE ENTERING!

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
359 AM CST MON MAR 2 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>092-031200-
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-
359 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

A SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM IS LIKELY ACROSS THE MID-SOUTH
WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT. A WINTER STORM WATCH HAS BEEN
POSTED NORTH OF A SAVANNAH TENNESSEE TO CLARKSDALE MISSISSIPPI
LINE. AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE MIDSOUTH TUESDAY
NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY. HEAVY RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE INITIALLY. AS
COLDER AIR MOVES IN RAIN WILL CHANGE TO A PERIOD OF SIGNIFICANT
WINTER PRECIPITATION WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SIGNIFICANT
ACCUMULATIONS OF ICE...SLEET AND SNOW ARE LIKELY ACROSS MOST OF
THE MID-SOUTH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

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SJM

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