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

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
355 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FIRST ACCUMULATING SNOW OF SEASON FOR THE KY CUMBERLAND MOUNTAINS...

KYZ087-088-118-120-310400-
/O.NEW.KJKL.WW.Y.0023.141101T0000Z-141101T1800Z/
BELL-HARLAN-LETCHER-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...HARLAN...
WHITESBURG...PIKEVILLE
355 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM FRIDAY TO 2 PM EDT
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM FRIDAY TO 2
PM EDT SATURDAY.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW BETWEEN 8 PM AND MIDNIGHT ON
  FRIDAY EVENING AT 2000 FEET ELEVATION AND ABOVE. THE SNOW LEVEL
  SHOULD DESCEND TO THE VALLEYS TOWARD DAWN ON SATURDAY. THE SNOW IS
  EXPECTED TO CHANGE BACK TO RAIN IN THE VALLEYS ON SATURDAY
  MORNING... BUT REMAIN AS MOSTLY SNOW AT ELEVATIONS OF 1500 FEET
  AND ABOVE THROUGH EARLY ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS...A DUSTING TO AN INCH IN THE VALLEYS...AND ONE TO
  THREE INCHES AT ELEVATIONS FROM 1500 TO 3000 FEET. ABOVE 3000
  FEET...THREE TO SIX INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS...ESPECIALLY THOSE CROSSING THE THE HIGHER
  PASSES ABOVE 2000 FEET MAY BECOME SNOW COVERED...SLUSHY OR SLICK...
  RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL. VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED AT TIMES
  TO ONE HALF OF A MILE OR LESS DURING PERIODS OF HEAVIER SNOW AND ON
  THE RIDGETOPS. AN ISOLATED POWER OUTAGE IS ALSO POSSIBLE...AS DOWNED
  TREES WILL BE POSSIBLE DUE TO THE SNOW ACCUMULATING ON FOLIAGE
  STILL LEFT ON MANY TREES

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL
CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

$$

JP




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