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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
350 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015

...MAJOR WINTER STORM TO IMPACT KENTUCKY AND SOUTHERN INDIANA...

.MAJOR TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING DUE TO HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS SOUTHERN
INDIANA AND CENTRAL KENTUCKY. AT THIS TIME...PLAN ON SIGNIFICANT
SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS THE REGION...WITH SOME ICING
POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING.

KYZ023>031-033>043-045>049-053>057-061>065-070>072-042100-
/O.EXT.KLMK.WS.W.0003.150304T1600Z-150305T1800Z/
HANCOCK KY-BRECKINRIDGE KY-MEADE KY-OHIO KY-GRAYSON KY-HARDIN KY-
BULLITT KY-JEFFERSON KY-OLDHAM KY-HENRY KY-SHELBY KY-FRANKLIN KY-
SCOTT KY-HARRISON KY-SPENCER KY-ANDERSON KY-WOODFORD KY-
FAYETTE KY-BOURBON KY-NICHOLAS KY-NELSON KY-WASHINGTON KY-
MERCER KY-JESSAMINE KY-CLARK KY-LARUE KY-MARION KY-BOYLE KY-
GARRARD KY-MADISON KY-BUTLER KY-EDMONSON KY-HART KY-GREEN KY-
TAYLOR KY-LOGAN KY-WARREN KY-SIMPSON KY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HAWESVILLE...HARDINSBURG...
BRANDENBURG...BEAVER DAM...LEITCHFIELD...ELIZABETHTOWN...
FORT KNOX...MOUNT WASHINGTON...SHEPHERDSVILLE...LOUISVILLE...
LA GRANGE...NEW CASTLE...SHELBYVILLE...FRANKFORT...GEORGETOWN...
CYNTHIANA...TAYLORSVILLE...LAWRENCEBURG...VERSAILLES...
LEXINGTON...PARIS...CARLISLE...BARDSTOWN...SPRINGFIELD...
HARRODSBURG...NICHOLASVILLE...WINCHESTER...HODGENVILLE...
LEBANON...DANVILLE...LANCASTER...RICHMOND...MORGANTOWN...
BROWNSVILLE...MUNFORDVILLE...GREENSBURG...CAMPBELLSVILLE...
RUSSELLVILLE...BOWLING GREEN...FRANKLIN
350 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015 /250 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015/

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EST /10 AM CST/
THIS MORNING TO 1 PM EST /NOON CST/ THURSDAY...

THE WINTER STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EST /10 AM
CST/ THIS MORNING TO 1 PM EST /NOON CST/ THURSDAY.

* TIMING: RAIN WILL TRANSITION OVER TO SLEET AROUND LUNCHTIME
  ALONG THE I-64 CORRIDOR AND A LITTLE LATER OVER THE KENTUCKY
  PARKWAYS. THIS SLEET THEN WILL TRANSITION BY MID AFTERNOON TO
  SNOW...BECOMING HEAVY AT TIMES WEDNESDAY EVENING AND NIGHT.
  SNOW ENDS THURSDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS: 8 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW ACROSS CENTRAL AND NORTH
  CENTRAL KENTUCKY. LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* MAIN IMPACT: MAJOR TRAVEL DISRUPTIONS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
  THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. PLAN ON SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
  DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. SNOW RATES MAY BE INTENSE...
  RESULTING IN RAPID ACCUMULATIONS.

* OTHER IMPACTS: NORTH WINDS GUSTING UP TO 20 MPH WEDNESDAY
  NIGHT. THIS COMBINED WITH THE WEIGHT OF THE SNOW COULD RESULT
  IN SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES AND DOWNED TREES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TRAVEL WILL BE TREACHEROUS WITH SOME ROADS NEARLY IMPASSABLE.
HAVE AN EMERGENCY KIT OF BLANKETS...FOOD...WATER AND FLASHLIGHTS
IF YOU MUST TRAVEL.

&&

$$

INZ076>079-083-084-089>092-KYZ032-042100-
/O.EXT.KLMK.WS.W.0003.150304T1300Z-150305T1800Z/
ORANGE IN-WASHINGTON IN-SCOTT IN-JEFFERSON IN-DUBOIS IN-
CRAWFORD IN-PERRY IN-HARRISON IN-FLOYD IN-CLARK IN-TRIMBLE KY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PAOLI...SALEM...SCOTTSBURG...MADISON...
JASPER...MARENGO...TELL CITY...CORYDON...NEW ALBANY...
JEFFERSONVILLE...BEDFORD
350 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015 /250 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015/

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EST /7 AM CST/
THIS MORNING TO 1 PM EST /NOON CST/ THURSDAY...

THE WINTER STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EST /7 AM
CST/ THIS MORNING TO 1 PM EST /NOON CST/ THURSDAY.

* TIMING: RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO SLEET BY MID MORNING AND THEN
  CHANGE OVER TO SNOW AROUND LUNCH TIME...WITH THE SNOW BECOMING
  HEAVY AT TIMES LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON INTO THE NIGHT. SNOW
  ENDS THURSDAY MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS: 6 TO 10 INCHES. LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* MAIN IMPACT: MAJOR TRAVEL DISRUPTIONS THIS AFTERNOON
  THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. PLAN ON SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
  DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. SNOW RATES MAY BE INTENSE...
  RESULTING IN RAPID ACCUMULATIONS.

* OTHER IMPACTS: NORTH WINDS GUSTING UP TO 20 MPH WEDNESDAY
  NIGHT. THIS COMBINED WITH THE WEIGHT OF THE SNOW COULD RESULT
  IN SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES AND DOWNED TREES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TRAVEL WILL BE TREACHEROUS WITH SOME ROADS NEARLY IMPASSABLE.
HAVE AN EMERGENCY KIT OF BLANKETS...FOOD...WATER AND FLASHLIGHTS
IF YOU MUST TRAVEL. POWER OUTAGES ARE LIKELY.

&&

$$

KYZ066-067-073>078-081-082-042100-
/O.CON.KLMK.WS.W.0003.150305T0000Z-150305T1800Z/
CASEY KY-LINCOLN KY-ALLEN KY-BARREN KY-MONROE KY-METCALFE KY-
ADAIR KY-RUSSELL KY-CUMBERLAND KY-CLINTON KY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LIBERTY...STANFORD...SCOTTSVILLE...
GLASGOW...TOMPKINSVILLE...EDMONTON...COLUMBIA...JAMESTOWN...
BURKESVILLE...ALBANY
350 AM EST WED MAR 4 2015 /250 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015/

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST /6 PM
CST/ THIS EVENING TO 1 PM EST /NOON CST/ THURSDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST /6 PM CST/
THIS EVENING TO 1 PM EST /NOON CST/ THURSDAY.

* TIMING: RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SLEET AND POSSIBLY FREEZING RAIN
  AROUND 6 PM EST...AND THEN TRANSITION TO SNOW IN THE MID TO LATE
  EVENING HOURS...BECOMING HEAVY AT TIMES OVERNIGHT. SNOW ENDS
  THURSDAY LATE MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS: 4 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL
  KENTUCKY. SIGNIFICANT SLEET AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE.

* MAIN IMPACT: MAJOR TRAVEL DISRUPTIONS WEDNESDAY EVENING
  THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. PLAN ON SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
  DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. SNOW RATES MAY BE INTENSE...
  RESULTING IN RAPID ACCUMULATIONS.

* OTHER IMPACTS: NORTH WINDS GUSTING UP TO 20 MPH WEDNESDAY
  NIGHT. THIS COMBINED WITH THE WEIGHT OF THE SNOW COULD RESULT
  IN SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES AND DOWNED TREES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TRAVEL WILL BE TREACHEROUS WITH SOME ROADS NEARLY IMPASSABLE.
HAVE AN EMERGENCY KIT OF BLANKETS...FOOD...WATER AND FLASHLIGHTS
IF YOU MUST TRAVEL. POWER OUTAGES ARE LIKELY.

&&

$$

RJS






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