Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Memphis, TN

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
242 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...MAJOR LATE WINTER STORM EXPECTED ACROSS A LARGE PORTION OF THE
MIDSOUTH TODAY...TONIGHT...AND INTO MIDDAY THURSDAY.

.AN ARCTIC AIRMASS WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE REGION TODAY AND TONIGHT
WITH TEMPERATURES FALLING TO SUBFREEZING ACROSS THE NORTH BY
NOON...THE I-40 CORRIDOR AND SOUTHWEST DELTA BY EARLY
EVENING...AND ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE MIDSOUTH BY MIDNIGHT.
THIS WILL ALLOW RAIN TO CHANGEOVER TO FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND
SNOW IN MANY AREAS BEFORE COMING TO AN END AROUND NOON THURSDAY.
SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF WINTRY WEATHER ARE EXPECTED. IN
ADDITION...A WIND ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE REGION THROUGH
MUCH OF THE SAME PERIOD. STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL CREATE
WINDCHILLS DOWN IN THE SINGLE DIGITS AND LOW TEENS...AND WILL
LIKELY AID IN POWER OUTAGES WHERE HEAVIER AMOUNTS OF FREEZING
RAIN AND SLEET FALL. PLEASE PREPARE FOR THIS IMPENDING STORM.

MSZ006-009-013-014-020-021-042300-
/O.UPG.KMEG.WS.A.0004.150305T0000Z-150305T1800Z/
/O.EXB.KMEG.WS.W.0004.150305T0300Z-150305T1800Z/
TISHOMINGO-PRENTISS-LAFAYETTE-UNION-TALLAHATCHIE-YALOBUSHA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...IUKA...BELMONT...BURNSVILLE...
BOONEVILLE...OXFORD...NEW ALBANY...CHARLESTON...TUTWILER...WEBB...
WATER VALLEY...COFFEEVILLE
242 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON
CST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SNOW/SLEET/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO A
  QUARTER OF AN INCH...SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO A HALF OF AN
  INCH...AND SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO 1 INCH.

* TIMING...9 PM CST WEDNESDAY EVENING TO NOON THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS. SPORADIC POWER OUTAGES
  WILL BE POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

$$

ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-MOZ113-115-TNZ001>004-019-020-048-
051-042300-
/O.EXT.KMEG.WS.W.0004.150304T1500Z-150305T1500Z/
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
242 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 AM CST THURSDAY...

* SNOW/SLEET/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6
  INCHES...SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES...AND ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN A QUARTER OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED.

* TIMING...9 AM CST WEDNESDAY MORNING TO 9 AM CST THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS. SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES
  WILL BE POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

$$

ARZ036-048-049-058-MSZ001>005-007-008-010>012-TNZ021-022-049-050-
052>055-088>092-042300-
/O.EXT.KMEG.WS.W.0004.150304T2100Z-150305T1800Z/
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
242 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
NOON CST THURSDAY...

* SNOW/SLEET/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 4
  INCHES...SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 0.5 TO 2 INCHES...AND ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS OF A QUARTER OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED.

* TIMING...3 PM CST WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON TO NOON THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS. SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES
  WILL BE POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

$$

MSZ015>017-022>024-042300-
/O.EXT.KMEG.WS.A.0004.150305T0600Z-150305T1800Z/
PONTOTOC-LEE MS-ITAWAMBA-CALHOUN-CHICKASAW-MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PONTOTOC...TUPELO...FULTON...
MANTACHIE...BRUCE...CALHOUN CITY...VARDAMAN...DERMA...HOUSTON...
OKOLONA...AMORY...ABERDEEN...NETTLETON
242 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING...

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

* TIMING...12 AM CST THURSDAY TO NOON 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.

&&

$$

JAB



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