Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
423 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-040000-
/O.CON.KTSA.WS.A.0002.150304T1000Z-150305T0600Z/
BENTON-CARROLL-WASHINGTON AR-MADISON-CRAWFORD-FRANKLIN-SEBASTIAN-
423 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...

A WINTER STORM WATCH IS IN EFFECT...

FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES...
 * IN ARKANSAS...BENTON...SEBASTIAN...WASHINGTON...CARROLL...
   MADISON...CRAWFORD AND FRANKLIN.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...
 * A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL PUSH INTO NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA THIS
   EVENING...AND PUSH TO NEAR THE RED RIVER BY WEDNESDAY
   MORNING.  MUCH COLDER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT
   WITH GUSTY NORTH WINDS.

   AREAS OF FREEZING RAIN...MIXED WITH SLEET...WILL DEVELOP ACROSS
   NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...SPREADING INTO SOUTHEAST
   OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS WEDNESDAY MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
   PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO TRANSITION TO SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED
   WITH SLEET...FROM NORTH TO SOUTH DURING THE DAY WEDNESDAY.

 * AROUND 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATION WILL BE
   POSSIBLE ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHWEST ARKANSAS...WITH SOME LOCALLY
   HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE IN THE HIGHER TERRAIN AREAS. BETWEEN A
   TENTH AND TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATION WILL BE
   POSSIBLE AS WELL...WITH SOME LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS IN THE
   ARKANSAS RIVER VALLEY ARES OF WEST CENTRAL ARKANSAS.

IMPACTS...
 * ROADS...BRIDGES...AND OVERPASSES MAY BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS
   IN THE WATCH AREA...MAKING TRAVEL TREACHEROUS. POWER OUTAGES ARE
   POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
 * CONSIDER CHANGING TRAVEL PLANS. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE AN ADEQUATE
   SUPPLY OF FOOD...WATER AND THE NECESSARY MEDICATION TO LAST
   THROUGH THE DURATION OF THE WINTER STORM.

 * STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...COMMERCIAL RADIO OR
   TELEVISION FOR THE LATEST INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS WEATHER
   EVENT. ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND AT:
   WEATHER.GOV/TULSA.

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