Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
430 AM EST MON NOV 17 2014

KYZ068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-171715-
ROCKCASTLE-JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-BELL-
HARLAN-ELLIOTT-MORGAN-JOHNSON-WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-
KNOTT-OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-LETCHER-MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...SOMERSET...LONDON...
MONTICELLO...WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...
MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...HARLAN...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...
PAINTSVILLE...CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...BEATTYVILLE...
JACKSON...HINDMAN...BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...MANCHESTER...HYDEN...
WHITESBURG...INEZ...PIKEVILLE
430 AM EST MON NOV 17 2014

...LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE TODAY INTO TUESDAY...

A STORM SYSTEM TRACKING ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES IS
BRINGING RAIN TO THE AREA EARLY THIS MORNING. HOWEVER...COLD AIR WILL
WORK INTO THE REGION FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST LATER THIS
MORNING...CHANGING THE RAIN OVER TO SNOW. DURING THIS TRANSITION A
QUICK INCH OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE...MAINLY ON GRASSY AND ELEVATED
SURFACES. ANY ACCUMULATIONS ON THE ROADS WILL BE JUST SLUSHY AND
MELT OFF QUICKLY. LIGHT SNOW AND FLURRIES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
REST OF THE DAY AND INTO THE NIGHT ACROSS THE AREA. FROM THIS...
RIDGETOPS...MAINLY ABOVE 2000 FEET COULD SEE 1 TO 2 INCHES OF SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS BY TUESDAY MORNING. ELSEWHERE...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE
EXPECTED TO BE LESS THAN AN INCH.

FOR TODAY AND TONIGHT...THE COLDEST AIR MASS SO FAR THIS FALL...AND
MORE TYPICAL OF JANUARY...WILL INVADE THE REGION. TEMPERATURES WILL
SLOWLY FALL THROUGH THE DAY TODAY. LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT ARE
EXPECTED TO BE IN THE TEENS...WITH TEMPERATURES STRUGGLING TO REACH
THE LOW AND MID 20S IN MOST LOCATIONS ON TUESDAY. TUESDAY NIGHT WILL
REMAIN QUITE COLD AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES OVERHEAD...WITH TEMPERATURES
EXPECTED TO BOTTOM OUT IN THE MID TEENS. TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST
TO BE AT OR COLDER THAN RECORD VALUES DURING THIS TIME...OR ROUGHLY
20 TO 30 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. WIND CHILL VALUES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS
CAN BE EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...LOCAL RADIO...AND TELEVISION FOR
FURTHER DETAILS AND UPDATES CONCERNING THIS WINTER WEATHER EVENT.
FOR MORE INFORMATION...VISIT OUR INTERNET WEB SITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/JACKSONKY.

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KAS/GREIF



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