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Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
1225 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

TXZ173-192-282000-
WILLIAMSON-TRAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GEORGETOWN...AUSTIN
1225 PM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

.NOW...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON...

THROUGH 2 PM...PATCHY LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND FREEZING DRIZZLE
WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER THE HILL COUNTRY AND ALONG PORTIONS OF THE
NORTHERN I-35 CORRIDOR. LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE OCCURRING ON
ELEVATED SURFACES...INCLUDING BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES. MOTORISTS
SHOULD SLOW DOWN AS THEY ENCOUNTER ELEVATED ROADWAYS...AND BE
ALERT FOR PATCHY SLICK SPOTS. SEVERAL ACCIDENTS HAVE BEEN REPORTED
EARLIER THIS MORNING FROM ICY BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.

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Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
1142 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER WEATHER WILL CONTINUE FROM KERR TO WILLIAMSON
COUNTIES...

.TEMPERATURES ARE STILL AT OR BELOW FREEZING OVER MOST OF OUR
NORTHEASTERN COUNTIES. SOME FREEZING DRIZZLE IS STILL LIKELY AND
THE WINTER STORM WARNING AND WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY WILL CONTINUE
UNTIL 2 PM. TEMPERATURES HAVE BEEN SLOWLY RISING AND WE EXPECT
THAT THEY WILL BE ABOVE FREEZING BY THAT TIME. SOME MINOR
ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE MAINLY ON BRIDGES AND
OVERPASSES. ALTHOUGH CONDITIONS HAVE BEEN SLOWLY IMPROVING ROADS
ARE NOT IN GOOD SHAPE AND AUTHORITIES ARE DISCOURAGING TRAVEL. AS
TEMPERATURES RISE THIS AFTERNOON MELTING WILL BE SLOW AND TRAVEL
MAY STILL BE DIFFICULT.

TXZ173-192-282000-
/O.EXT.KEWX.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150228T2000Z/
WILLIAMSON-TRAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GEORGETOWN...AUSTIN
1142 AM CST SAT FEB 28 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...NOW THROUGH 2 PM.

* MAIN IMPACT...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND FREEZING DRIZZLE LEADING
  TO ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN 1/10 OF AN INCH...MAINLY ON
  BRIDGES...OVERPASSES...LESS TRAVELED ROADWAYS AND OTHER
  ELEVATED SURFACES. SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW...SLEET...
FREEZING RAIN OR FREEZING DRIZZLE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS
WILL CAUSE CONSIDERABLE TRAVEL PROBLEMS AND MAY POSE A THREAT TO
LIFE AND PROPERTY.

&&

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