Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, MS

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
945 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

LAZ015-016-023>026-MSZ043-047>049-053>055-059>062-051745-
RICHLAND-MADISON LA-FRANKLIN LA-CATAHOULA-TENSAS-CONCORDIA-
MADISON MS-WARREN-HINDS-RANKIN-CLAIBORNE-COPIAH-SIMPSON-JEFFERSON-
ADAMS-FRANKLIN MS-LINCOLN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RAYVILLE...DELHI...TALLULAH...
WINNSBORO...JONESVILLE...HARRISONBURG...NEWELLTON...ST. JOSEPH...
WATERPROOF...VIDALIA...FERRIDAY...WEST FERRIDAY...RIDGELAND...
MADISON...CANTON...VICKSBURG...JACKSON...PEARL...BRANDON...
RICHLAND...PORT GIBSON...CRYSTAL SPRINGS...HAZLEHURST...WESSON...
MAGEE...MENDENHALL...FAYETTE...NATCHEZ...BUDE...ROXIE...
MEADVILLE...BROOKHAVEN
945 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...BATCH OF HEAVIER SLEET MIXED WITH FREEZING RAIN LIKELY TO CAUSE
ADDITIONAL DETERIORATION OF TRAVEL CONDITIONS...

AT 945 AM...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF
SLEET...SOME HEAVY AND OCCASIONALLY MIXED WITH SOME FREEZING RAIN
AND A LITTLE SNOW...OCCURRING OVER MUCH OF NORTHEAST LOUISIANA
SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 20...AND CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI.
THE AREA OF PRECIPITATION WAS MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

THIS AREA OF WINTRY PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO
AFFECT THIS REGION...INCLUDING THE JACKSON METRO AREA...FOR MUCH
OF THE REMAINDER OF THE MORNING. FOR AREAS ALONG AND NORTHWEST OF
A BUDE TO BRANDON LINE...THIS PRECIPITATION COMBINED WITH
TEMPERATURES THAT HAVE SLOWLY FALLEN INTO THE 26 TO 31 DEGREE
RANGE...WILL LIKELY CAUSE ADDITIONAL DETERIORATION OF TRAVEL
CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.

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AEG




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