Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
1044 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

KYZ068-069-079-080-083>087-104-106>117-119-120-241000-
ROCKCASTLE-JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-BELL-
ELLIOTT-MORGAN-JOHNSON-WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-KNOTT-
OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...SOMERSET...LONDON...
MONTICELLO...WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...
MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...
CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...
HINDMAN...BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...MANCHESTER...HYDEN...INEZ...
PIKEVILLE
1044 PM EST FRI JAN 23 2015

...SOME LIGHT SNOW EXPECTED ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY OVERNIGHT INTO
EARLY SATURDAY...

RAIN AND SNOW WILL GRADUALLY CHANGEOVER TO ALL SNOW THROUGH THE
OVERNIGHT. ADDITIONALLY...A TOUCH OF FREEZING RAIN MAY BE SEEN AT
ELEVATIONS ABOVE 2000 FEET AND BELOW 3000 FEET BEFORE CHANGING OVER
TO SNOW. THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST SATURDAY
MORNING. IN GENERAL...AROUND ONE INCH OF SNOW IS EXPECTED ON THE
RIDGES WITH ACCUMULATIONS OF MOSTLY LESS THAN AN INCH IN THE
VALLEYS. THE ONLY EXCEPTION WILL BE THE HIGHEST PEAKS ALONG THE
VIRGINIA BORDER...WHERE UP TO A 2 INCHES OF SNOW COULD FALL.

ROADS...BRIDGES...OVERPASSES AND WALKWAYS WILL BECOME SLUSHY OR SNOW
COVERED AND SLIPPERY OVERNIGHT AND INTO EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. THOSE
TRAVELING SHOULD EXERCISE CAUTION AND ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR
DESTINATION.

$$
JP/GEOGERIAN




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