Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Shreveport, LA

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
305 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

ARZ050-051-059>061-070>073-LAZ001>006-014-OKZ077-TXZ097-112-
031715-
/O.NEW.KSHV.WS.A.0004.150304T2100Z-150305T1200Z/
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-
COLUMBIA-UNION AR-CADDO-BOSSIER-WEBSTER-CLAIBORNE-LINCOLN-
UNION LA-OUACHITA-MCCURTAIN-BOWIE-CASS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DE QUEEN...NASHVILLE...ASHDOWN...HOPE...
PRESCOTT...TEXARKANA...LEWISVILLE...MAGNOLIA...EL DORADO...
SHREVEPORT...BOSSIER CITY...MINDEN...HOMER...RUSTON...
FARMERVILLE...MONROE...IDABEL...ATLANTA
305 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SHREVEPORT HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* EVENT...TEMPERATURES TO FALL RAPIDLY AS AN ARCTIC AIRMASS MOVES
  ACROSS THE REGION ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. LINGERING
  PRECIPITATION WITHIN THE COLD AIRMASS WILL QUICKLY TRANSITION TO
  FREEZING RAIN AND EVENTUALLY TO SLEET AND SNOW CAUSING HAZARDOUS
  DRIVING CONDITIONS.

* TIMING...WINTER PRECIPITATION IN THE FORM OF FREEZING RAIN IS
  EXPECTED DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON HOURS FOLLOWED BY A
  TRANSITION TO SLEET AND SNOW DURING THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT
  HOURS.

* IMPACT...MAIN THREAT WILL BE FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF UP
  TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH...WHICH WILL MAKE FOR HAZARDOUS DRIVING
  CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

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