Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
302 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

ALZ001>010-016-TNZ076-096-097-031100-
LAUDERDALE-COLBERT-FRANKLIN AL-LAWRENCE-LIMESTONE-MADISON-MORGAN-
MARSHALL-JACKSON-DEKALB-CULLMAN-MOORE-LINCOLN-FRANKLIN TN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLORENCE...MUSCLE SHOALS...RUSSELLVILLE...
MOULTON...ATHENS...HUNTSVILLE...DECATUR...GUNTERSVILLE...
SCOTTSBORO...FORT PAYNE...CULLMAN...LYNCHBURG...FAYETTEVILLE...
WINCHESTER
302 PM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT THE REGION WEDNESDAY
NIGHT AND THURSDAY...

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS SOUTHERN TENNESSEE AND NORTHERN
ALABAMA ON WEDNESDAY...WITH WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE FOR ALMOST 24 HOURS FOLLOWING PASSAGE OF THE FRONT.
TEMPERATURES WILL FALL RAPIDLY...WITH RAIN EXPECTED TO CHANGE TO
FREEZING RAIN ACROSS NORTHWEST ALABAMA AND SOUTHERN TENNESSEE BY
WEDNESDAY NIGHT. FREEZING RAIN WILL ENCOMPASS THE ENTIRE REGION
BY EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...WITH A GRADUAL TRANSITION TO SLEET AND
EVENTUALLY SNOW EXPECTED TO OCCUR FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST ON
THURSDAY MORNING.

ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF ONE TENTH TO AROUND THREE TENTHS OF AN INCH ARE
EXPECTED...ALONG WITH SLEET AND SNOW ACCUMULATIONS RANGING FROM
AROUND ONE HALF OF AN INCH IN THE SOUTHEAST TO TWO INCHES IN THE
NORTHWEST. IN ADDITION TO THE PRECIPITATION...NORTH WINDS OF 10 TO 15
MPH WILL CREATE WIND CHILLS IN THE TEENS AND SINGLE DIGITS ON
THURSDAY MORNING. RESIDENTS OF THE TENNESSEE VALLEY SHOULD BEGIN
PREPARATIONS NOW FOR THIS SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM.

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