Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
1253 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...A HEAVY WINTRY MIX OF SNOW AND SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN
POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.A SLOW-MOVING COLD FRONT WILL SAG SOUTHEAST ACROSS EASTERN
KENTUCKY TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...SPREADING HEAVY
RAINFALL ACROSS THE AREA. COLDER AIR WILL GRADUALLY MOVE IN AS
THE PRECIPITATION LINGERS...LIKELY CHANGING RAIN TO A MIXTURE OF
SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN...WITH SOME SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND
ICE ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA.

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-040200-
/O.CON.KJKL.WS.A.0004.150304T1800Z-150305T1800Z/
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-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...FLEMINGSBURG...CAMARGO...
JEFFERSONVILLE...MOUNT STERLING...OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...
IRVINE...RAVENNA...CLAY CITY...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...BRODHEAD...
MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...ANNVILLE...BURNSIDE...SOMERSET...LONDON...
MONTICELLO...STEARNS...WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...
BARBOURVILLE...MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...CUMBERLAND...HARLAN...
SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...CAMPTON...
SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...WHEELWRIGHT...BEATTYVILLE...
JACKSON...HINDMAN...PIPPA PASSES...BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...
MANCHESTER...HYDEN...JENKINS...WHITESBURG...INEZ...COAL RUN...
ELKHORN CITY...PIKEVILLE...SOUTH WILLIAMSON
1253 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...COLDER AIR WILL MOVE IN FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST
  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CHANGING
  PRECIPITATION FROM RAIN...TO A MIXTURE OF SNOW...SLEET...AND
  FREEZING RAIN...BEFORE DIMINISHING AS LIGHT SNOW BY EARLY
  THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 8 INCHES...WITH ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS UP TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE. HIGHER
  AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND SLEET WILL OCCUR ALONG AND NORTH OF THE
  MOUNTAIN PARKWAY...WITH LESSER AMOUNTS OCCURRING ALONG THE
  TENNESSEE AND VIRGINIA BORDER. ADDITIONALLY...MORE SIGNIFICANT
  ICE ACCUMULATION MAY OCCUR ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE HAL ROGERS
  PARKWAY AND HIGHWAY 80 CORRIDORS.

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.

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GEOGERIAN



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