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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
956 PM EST FRI FEB 20 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING THIS EVENING THROUGH MUCH OF SATURDAY...

.SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW...SLEET AND ICE ARE POSSIBLE
TONIGHT THROUGH THE DAY ON SATURDAY. THE TRACK AND EVOLUTION OF
THIS STORM SYSTEM IS STILL SUBJECT TO CHANGE. THEREFORE...IT IS
RECOMMENDED THAT RESIDENTS OF SOUTHERN INDIANA AND CENTRAL
KENTUCKY STAY ABREAST OF THE LATEST FORECASTS.

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ORANGE IN-WASHINGTON IN-SCOTT IN-JEFFERSON IN-DUBOIS IN-
CRAWFORD IN-PERRY IN-HARRISON IN-FLOYD IN-CLARK IN-HANCOCK KY-
BRECKINRIDGE KY-MEADE KY-OHIO KY-GRAYSON KY-HARDIN KY-BULLITT KY-
JEFFERSON KY-OLDHAM KY-TRIMBLE 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-TAYLOR KY-CASEY KY-LINCOLN KY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PAOLI...SALEM...SCOTTSBURG...MADISON...
JASPER...MARENGO...TELL CITY...CORYDON...NEW ALBANY...
JEFFERSONVILLE...HAWESVILLE...HARDINSBURG...BRANDENBURG...
BEAVER DAM...LEITCHFIELD...ELIZABETHTOWN...FORT KNOX...
MOUNT WASHINGTON...SHEPHERDSVILLE...LOUISVILLE...LA GRANGE...
BEDFORD...NEW CASTLE...SHELBYVILLE...FRANKFORT...GEORGETOWN...
CYNTHIANA...TAYLORSVILLE...LAWRENCEBURG...VERSAILLES...
LEXINGTON...PARIS...CARLISLE...BARDSTOWN...SPRINGFIELD...
HARRODSBURG...NICHOLASVILLE...WINCHESTER...HODGENVILLE...
LEBANON...DANVILLE...LANCASTER...RICHMOND...CAMPBELLSVILLE...
LIBERTY...STANFORD
956 PM EST FRI FEB 20 2015 /856 PM CST FRI FEB 20 2015/

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST /6 PM
CST/ SATURDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST /6 PM
CST/ SATURDAY.

* TIMING: SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS EVENING ACROSS THE
  WARNING AREA. SOME SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN WILL MIX IN WITH THE
  SNOW OVERNIGHT. THE HEAVIEST OF THE SNOW LOOKS LIKE IT WILL FALL
  FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS SATURDAY. WARMER
  AIR IS EXPECTED TO WORK ITS WAY INTO THE REGION TO ALLOW
  TEMPERATURES TO WARM JUST ABOVE FREEZING SATURDAY
  AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF THE I-64 CORRIDOR...RESULTING
  IN THE PRECIPITATION CHANGING OVER TO PLAIN RAIN FOR MANY
  LOCATIONS.

* MAIN IMPACT: SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED
  ACROSS SOUTHERN INDIANA AND PORTIONS OF NORTHERN KENTUCKY. IN
  AREAS ALONG THE WESTERN KENTUCKY AND BLUEGRASS PARKWAYS...2 TO 4
  INCHES OF SNOW IS LIKELY. SOME LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE
  POSSIBLE DOWN ALONG THE WESTERN KENTUCKY AND BLUEGRASS PARKWAY
  CORRIDOR. IN AREAS ALONG THE INTERSTATE 64 CORRIDOR AND POINTS
  NORTH...INCLUDING THE LOUISVILLE AND LEXINGTON METRO AREAS...5
  TO 9 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

USE EXTREME CAUTION IF TRAVELING LATE OVERNIGHT AND SATURDAY. IN
ADDITION...THE EVOLUTION OF THIS STORM IS STILL IN QUESTION.
FURTHER FORECAST ADJUSTMENTS MAY BE REQUIRED OVERNIGHT.

&&

$$

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BUTLER KY-EDMONSON KY-HART KY-GREEN KY-LOGAN KY-WARREN KY-
SIMPSON KY-ALLEN KY-BARREN KY-MONROE KY-METCALFE KY-ADAIR KY-
RUSSELL KY-CUMBERLAND KY-CLINTON KY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MORGANTOWN...BROWNSVILLE...
MUNFORDVILLE...GREENSBURG...RUSSELLVILLE...BOWLING GREEN...
FRANKLIN...SCOTTSVILLE...GLASGOW...TOMPKINSVILLE...EDMONTON...
COLUMBIA...JAMESTOWN...BURKESVILLE...ALBANY
856 PM CST FRI FEB 20 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
SATURDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST SATURDAY.

* TIMING: SNOW MIXED WITH SLEET WILL CONTINUE FOR THE NEXT FEW
  HOURS. AS WARMER AIR ALOFT MOVES IN...THIS MIXTURE WILL BECOME
  MORE FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET AROUND MIDNIGHT. SURFACE
  TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST TO WARM ABOVE FREEZING OVERNIGHT
  RESULTING IN THE PRECIPITATION CHANGING OVER TO PLAIN RAIN.

* MAIN IMPACT: INITIAL SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2
  INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE BEFORE THE SNOW AND SLEET CHANGES OVER
  TO FREEZING RAIN. WITH THE FREEZING RAIN...TOTAL ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS OF TWO TO THREE TENTHS OF AN INCH WILL BE
  POSSIBLE.

* OTHER IMPACTS: SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH WILL BE
  POSSIBLE TOWARD DAWN SATURDAY. THESE WINDS MAY RESULT IN ICE
  COVERED TREE BRANCHES BREAKING OFF AND LOCALIZED POWER OUTAGES
  MAY OCCUR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

USE EXTREME CAUTION IF TRAVELING OVERNIGHT. IN ADDITION...THE
EVOLUTION OF THIS STORM IS STILL IN QUESTION. FURTHER FORECAST
ADJUSTMENTS MAY BE REQUIRED THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

&&

$$

RJS







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