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

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

.A SLOW-MOVING COLD FRONT WILL SAG SOUTHEAST ACROSS EASTERN
KENTUCKY TONIGHT 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. SNOW WILL FINALLY
TAPER OFF THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

KYZ044-050>052-041100-
/O.UPG.KJKL.WS.A.0004.150304T1800Z-150305T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KJKL.WS.W.0004.150304T1800Z-150305T1800Z/
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...CAMARGO...
JEFFERSONVILLE...MOUNT STERLING...OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD
424 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM WEDNESDAY TO 1 PM EST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SLEET AND HEAVY WET SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1
PM WEDNESDAY TO 1 PM EST THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...COLDER AIR WILL MOVE IN FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST
  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CHANGING
  PRECIPITATION FROM RAIN...TO A MIXTURE OF SNOW AND SLEET DURING
  THE AFTERNOON...WITH A CHANGE OVER TO SNOW LIKELY BY LATE
  WEDNESDAY EVENING. SNOW WILL LIGHTEN AND TAPER OFF THURSDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 11 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF THIS MAGNITUDE WILL MAKE TRAVEL
  DIFFICULT TO TREACHEROUS. IN ADDITION...THE HEAVY WET NATURE OF
  THIS SNOW WILL CAUSE STRESS ON WEAK STRUCTURES AND COULD ALSO
  LEAD TO DOWNED POWER LINES AND TREES WITH SOME POWER OUTAGES
  POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND SLEET MEANS SEVERE
WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

KYZ058>060-104-106-108-111-041100-
/O.UPG.KJKL.WS.A.0004.150304T1800Z-150305T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KJKL.WS.W.0004.150304T2100Z-150305T1800Z/
ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ELLIOTT-MORGAN-WOLFE-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...IRVINE...RAVENNA...CLAY CITY...
STANTON...FRENCHBURG...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...CAMPTON...
BEATTYVILLE
424 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM WEDNESDAY TO 1 PM EST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SLEET AND HEAVY WET SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4
PM TO 1 PM THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* TIMING...COLDER AIR WILL MOVE IN FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST
  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CHANGING
  PRECIPITATION FROM RAIN...TO A MIXTURE OF SNOW AND SLEET DURING
  THE LATE AFTERNOON ON WEDNESDAY. THE PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED
  TO CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW BY MIDNIGHT WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SNOW
  WILL LIGHTEN AND TAPER OFF THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 7 TO 9 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF THIS MAGNITUDE WILL MAKE TRAVEL
  DIFFICULT TO TREACHEROUS. IN ADDITION...THE HEAVY WET NATURE OF
  THIS SNOW WILL CAUSE STRESS ON WEAK STRUCTURES AND COULD ALSO
  LEAD TO DOWNED POWER LINES AND TREES WITH SOME POWER OUTAGES
  POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND SLEET MEANS SEVERE
WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

KYZ068-069-079-080-083>086-107-109-110-112>117-119-120-041100-
/O.UPG.KJKL.WS.A.0004.150304T1800Z-150305T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KJKL.WS.W.0004.150305T0000Z-150305T1800Z/
ROCKCASTLE-JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-
JOHNSON-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-BREATHITT-KNOTT-OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-
MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRODHEAD...MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...
ANNVILLE...BURNSIDE...SOMERSET...LONDON...MONTICELLO...STEARNS...
WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...
PAINTSVILLE...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...WHEELWRIGHT...
JACKSON...HINDMAN...PIPPA PASSES...BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...
MANCHESTER...HYDEN...INEZ...COAL RUN...ELKHORN CITY...PIKEVILLE...
SOUTH WILLIAMSON
424 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM WEDNESDAY TO 1 PM EST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7
PM WEDNESDAY TO 1 PM EST THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...COLDER AIR WILL MOVE IN FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST
  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CHANGING
  PRECIPITATION FROM RAIN...TO A MIXTURE OF FREEZING
  RAIN...SLEET...AND THEN SNOW. FREEZING RAIN AND ACCUMULATING
  SLEET WILL BEGIN WEDNESDAY EVENING...TRANSITIONING TO ALL SNOW
  LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING. SNOW SHOULD LIGHTEN
  AND TAPER OFF BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 7 INCHES...WITH ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH.

* IMPACTS...SNOW OF THIS MAGNITUDE WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT TO
  TREACHEROUS. IN ADDITION...THE HEAVY WET NATURE OF THIS SNOW
  WILL CAUSE STRESS ON WEAK STRUCTURES AND COULD ALSO LEAD TO
  DOWNED POWER LINES AND TREES WITH WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES
  POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND SLEET MEANS SEVERE
WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

KYZ087-088-118-041100-
/O.UPG.KJKL.WS.A.0004.150304T1800Z-150305T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KJKL.WS.W.0004.150305T0300Z-150305T1800Z/
BELL-HARLAN-LETCHER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...CUMBERLAND...
HARLAN...JENKINS...WHITESBURG
424 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM WEDNESDAY TO 1 PM
EST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR A WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM WEDNESDAY TO 1 PM EST THURSDAY. THE WINTER
STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...COLDER AIR WILL MOVE IN FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST
  WEDNESDAY EVENING...CHANGING PRECIPITATION FROM RAIN...TO A
  MIXTURE OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND THEN SNOW. FREEZING RAIN
  AND ACCUMULATING SLEET WILL LIKELY BEGIN AFTER MIDNIGHT
  WEDNESDAY NIGHT...TRANSITIONING TO ALL SNOW BY DAWN THURSDAY.
  SNOW WILL LIGHTEN AND TAPER OFF BY THURSDAY EVENING.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES...WITH ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS GENERALLY LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH ARE
  POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL DEVELOP SLICK SPOTS AS RAIN CHANGES OVER TO
  FREEZING RAIN. IN ADDITION...HEAVY WET SNOW FALLING ON TOP OF
  THESE SLICK ROADWAYS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT AND HAZARDOUS.
  PLEASE TAKE EXTREME CAUTION AND AVOID UNNECESSARY TRAVEL IF
  POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW...SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED.
SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND ICE ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE
TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT... FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$
JMW



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