Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
545 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...A WINTER STORM WARNING CONTINUES FOR ALL OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE...

.A STRONG UPPER LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL SWEEP A BAND OF MODERATE
TO HEAVY SNOW OVER NORTHERN PARTS OF THE MID STATE THIS MORNING...
WITH A MIX OF SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN OVER SOUTHERN
AREAS.

MOST OF THE AREA IS EXPECTED TO SEE SNOWFALL AND SLEET
ACCUMULATIONS BETWEEN 2 TO 6 INCHES...WITH MOST FREEZING RAIN
CAUSING ICE ACCUMULATION AROUND A TENTH TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH.
AREAS SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 40...ESPECIALLY AREAS NEAR THE ALABAMA
BORDER AND ON THE SOUTHERN PLATEAU MAY SEE ICE ACCUMULATIONS
ABOVE ONE QUARTER INCH. LIKEWISE....LOCATIONS ACROSS THE EXTREME
NORTHWEST WILL LIKELY SEE TOTAL SNOWFALL OF 8 INCHES OR MORE.

MAJOR TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED IN THE MID STATE THIS MORNING.
IN FACT...MAJOR TRAVEL PROBLEMS WILL LIKELY LAST IN MANY AREAS
ALL THE WAY INTO FRIDAY AFTERNOON SINCE TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED
TO REMAIN BELOW FREEZING THURSDAY AND MUCH OF FRIDAY. LOWS FRIDAY
MORNING ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM THE SINGLE DIGITS INTO THE
TEENS.

TNZ005>007-023>026-051800-
/O.CON.KOHX.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150305T1500Z/
/O.CON.KOHX.WC.Y.0004.150306T0600Z-150306T1200Z/
STEWART-MONTGOMERY-ROBERTSON-HOUSTON-HUMPHREYS-DICKSON-CHEATHAM-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOVER...CLARKSVILLE...SPRINGFIELD...
ERIN...WAVERLY...DICKSON...ASHLAND CITY
545 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
6 AM CST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...ONGOING SNOWFALL WILL TAPER OFF BY MID TO LATE
  MORNING. VERY COLD TEMPERATURES...ACCOMPANIED BY LIGHT WINDS
  LATE TONIGHT WILL PRDOUCE VERY LOW WIND CHILLS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 6 TO 8 INCHES...WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AROUND MINUS FIVE LATE TONIGHT.

* MAIN IMPACT...THE MIX OF HEAVY SNOW...FREEZING RAIN...AND
  SLEET WILL CREATE MAJOR TRAVEL IMPACTS TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY
  AFTERNOON AND POSSIBLY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT AS WELL.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TEMPERATURES ARE LIKELY TO STAY BELOW FREEZING
  THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...ALTHOUGH SUNSHINE SHOULD HELP TO MELT
  SOME OF THE SNOW AND ICE DURING THE DAY ON FRIDAY. MANY
  ROADWAYS WILL REMAIN SLICK AND HAZARDOUS FOR AN EXTENDED
  PERIOD OF TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A 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.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

$$

TNZ008-009-027>029-051800-
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/O.CON.KOHX.WC.Y.0004.150306T0600Z-150306T1200Z/
SUMNER-MACON-DAVIDSON-WILSON-TROUSDALE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALLATIN...LAFAYETTE...NASHVILLE...
LEBANON...MOUNT JULIET...HARTSVILLE
545 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
6 AM CST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...ONGOING SNOWFALL EARLY THIS MORNING WILL TAPER OFF BY
  LATE MORNING. VERY COLD TEMPERATURES...ACCOMPANIED BY LIGHT
  WINDS LATE TONIGHT WILL PRDOUCE VERY LOW WIND CHILLS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET ARE EXPECTED
  WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS CLOSER TO THE KENTUCKY STATE LINE AND
  INTERSTATE 65...AND LOWEST AROUND INTERSTATE 40. ONLY TRACE
  AMOUNTS OF ADDITIONAL FREEZING RAIN ARE EXPECTED.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...AROUND MINUS FIVE LATE TONIGHT.

* MAIN IMPACT...PRECIPITATION THIS MORNING WILL BE MAINLY A MIX
  OF SNOW AND SLEET...WITH ONLY MINOR AMOUNTS OF ADDITIONAL
  FREEZING RAIN. THIS MIXED PRECIPITATION WILL CREATE MAJOR
  TRAVEL IMPACTS THROUGH FRIDAY...AND POSSIBLY INTO FRIDAY NIGHT
  AS WELL.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TEMPERATURES ARE LIKELY TO STAY BELOW FREEZING
  OVER MOST OF THE AREA THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...ALTHOUGH SUNSHINE
  SHOULD HELP TO MELT SOME OF THE SNOW AND ICE DURING THE DAY ON
  FRIDAY. MANY ROADWAYS WILL REMAIN SLICK AND HAZARDOUS FOR AN
  EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A 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.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

$$

TNZ010-011-030>034-064>066-051800-
/O.CON.KOHX.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150305T1800Z/
CLAY-PICKETT-SMITH-JACKSON-PUTNAM-OVERTON-FENTRESS-DE KALB-WHITE-
CUMBERLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CELINA...BYRDSTOWN...CARTHAGE...
GAINESBORO...COOKEVILLE...LIVINGSTON...JAMESTOWN...SMITHVILLE...
SPARTA...CROSSVILLE
545 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* TIMING...THROUGH NOON CST TODAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET ARE EXPECTED
  WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS CLOSER TO THE KENTUCKY STATE LINE AND
  INTERSTATE 65...AND LOWEST AROUND INTERSTATE 40. ONLY TRACE
  AMOUNTS OF ADDITIONAL FREEZING RAIN ARE EXPECTED.

* MAIN IMPACT...PRECIPITATION THIS MORNING WILL CHANGE FROM A
  MIX OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET...TO A MIX OF SNOW AND SLEET IN
  MOST AREAS...BEFORE TAPERING OFF LATE MORNING TO EARLY
  AFTERNOON. THIS MIXED PRECIPITATION WILL CREATE MAJOR TRAVEL
  IMPACTS INTO AT LEAST FRIDAY AFTERNOON...AND POSSIBLY INTO
  FRIDAY NIGHT AS WELL.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TEMPERATURES ARE LIKELY TO STAY BELOW FREEZING
  OVER MOST OF THE AREA THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON...WITH
  TEMPERAURES ONLY MANAGING TO SLIP ABOVE THE FREEZING MARK FOR
  A FEW HOURS DURING THE MID AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...SUNSHINE
  SHOULD HELP TO MELT SOME OF THE SNOW AND ICE DURING THE DAY ON
  FRIDAY. MANY ROADWAYS WILL REMAIN SLICK AND HAZARDOUS FOR AN
  EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A 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.

&&

$$

TNZ056>063-075-077>080-093>095-051800-
/O.CON.KOHX.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-150305T1800Z/
PERRY-HICKMAN-LEWIS-WILLIAMSON-MAURY-MARSHALL-RUTHERFORD-CANNON-
BEDFORD-COFFEE-WARREN-GRUNDY-VAN BUREN-WAYNE-LAWRENCE-GILES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LOBELVILLE...CENTERVILLE...HOHENWALD...
FRANKLIN...BRENTWOOD...COLUMBIA...LEWISBURG...MURFREESBORO...
WOODBURY...SHELBYVILLE...TULLAHOMA...MANCHESTER...MCMINNVILLE...
ALTAMONT...SPENCER...WAYNESBORO...LAWRENCEBURG...PULASKI
545 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

* TIMING...THROUGH NOON TODAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET ARE EXPECTED
  WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS CLOSER TO INTERSTATE 40 AND LOWEST
  AMOUNTS NEAR THE ALABAMA BORDER. FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS
  ARE EXPECTED TO BE AROUND A TENTH OF AN INCH TO A QUARTER OF
  AN INCH...WITH THE HIGHER AMOUNTS OF ICE FARTHER TO THE
  SOUTHEAST.

* MAIN IMPACT...A MIX OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET...WHICH FELL
  FOR MUCH OF THE NIGHT...WITH CHANGE TO A MIX OF SNOW AND SLEET
  BEFORE TAPERING OFF DURING THE MID TO LATE MORNING. THIS MIXED
  PRECIPITATION WILL CREATE MAJOR TRAVEL IMPACTS FROM LATE
  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TEMPERATURES ARE LIKELY TO STAY BELOW FREEZING
  THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THIS WILL LIKELY KEEP MANY
  ROADWAYS SLICK AND HAZARDOUS FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A 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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