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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
1033 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...FIRST ACCUMULATING SNOW OF SEASON FOR THE KY CUMBERLAND MOUNTAINS...

KYZ087-088-118-120-311100-
/O.CON.KJKL.WW.Y.0023.141101T0000Z-141101T1800Z/
BELL-HARLAN-LETCHER-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...HARLAN...
WHITESBURG...PIKEVILLE
1033 PM EDT THU OCT 30 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM FRIDAY TO
2 PM EDT SATURDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM FRIDAY TO
2 PM EDT SATURDAY.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE TO SNOW BETWEEN 8 PM AND MIDNIGHT ON
  FRIDAY EVENING AT 2000 FEET ELEVATION AND ABOVE. THE SNOW LEVEL
  SHOULD DESCEND TO THE VALLEYS TOWARD DAWN ON SATURDAY. THE SNOW IS
  EXPECTED TO CHANGE BACK TO RAIN IN THE VALLEYS ON SATURDAY
  MORNING...BUT REMAIN AS MOSTLY SNOW AT ELEVATIONS OF 1500 FEET AND
  ABOVE THROUGH EARLY ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON.

* ACCUMULATIONS...A DUSTING TO AN INCH IN THE VALLEYS...AND ONE
  TO THREE INCHES AT ELEVATIONS FROM 1500 TO 3000 FEET. ABOVE
  3000 FEET...THREE TO SIX INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS...ESPECIALLY THOSE CROSSING THE THE HIGHER
  PASSES ABOVE 2000 FEET MAY BECOME SNOW COVERED...SLUSHY OR
  SLICK... RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL. VISIBILITIES MAY BE
  REDUCED AT TIMES TO ONE HALF OF A MILE OR LESS DURING PERIODS
  OF HEAVIER SNOW AND ON THE RIDGETOPS. AN ISOLATED POWER OUTAGE
  IS ALSO POSSIBLE...AS DOWNED TREES WILL BE POSSIBLE DUE TO THE
  SNOW ACCUMULATING ON FOLIAGE STILL LEFT ON MANY TREES

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

$$

JP




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