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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
346 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM LIKELY ACROSS MID-SOUTH WEDNESDAY
INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL SURGE ACROSS THE REGION ON
WEDNESDAY...WITH TEMPERATURES FALLING ACROSS MID-SOUTH THROUGHOUT
THE DAY. THIS WILL ALLOW RAIN TO CHANGEOVER TO FREEZING RAIN THEN
SLEET AND EVENTUALLY SNOW. SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF
ICE...SLEET AND SNOW ARE LIKELY BEFORE THE PRECIPITATION TAPERS
OFF WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

ARZ036-048-049-058-MSZ001>005-007-008-010>012-TNZ021-022-049-050-
052>055-088>092-021800-
/O.NEW.KMEG.WS.A.0004.150304T1800Z-150305T1200Z/
CRITTENDEN-ST. FRANCIS-LEE AR-PHILLIPS-DESOTO-MARSHALL-BENTON MS-
TIPPAH-ALCORN-TUNICA-TATE-COAHOMA-QUITMAN-PANOLA-CARROLL-
BENTON TN-TIPTON-HAYWOOD-MADISON-CHESTER-HENDERSON-DECATUR-SHELBY-
FAYETTE-HARDEMAN-MCNAIRY-HARDIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST MEMPHIS...MARION...FORREST CITY...
MARIANNA...WEST HELENA...HELENA...SOUTHAVEN...OLIVE BRANCH...
HORN LAKE...HOLLY SPRINGS...ASHLAND...HICKORY FLAT...RIPLEY...
CORINTH...NORTH TUNICA...TUNICA...SENATOBIA...COLDWATER...
CLARKSDALE...LAMBERT...MARKS...CROWDER...SLEDGE...BATESVILLE...
SARDIS...MCKENZIE...HUNTINGDON...BRUCETON...CAMDEN...COVINGTON...
MUNFORD...ATOKA...BROWNSVILLE...JACKSON...HENDERSON...LEXINGTON...
PARSONS...DECATURVILLE...BARTLETT...GERMANTOWN...COLLIERVILLE...
MILLINGTON...SOMERVILLE...OAKLAND...GALLAWAY...BOLIVAR...
WHITEVILLE...SELMER...ADAMSVILLE...SAVANNAH
346 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

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

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

* SNOW/SLEET/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF
  SNOW...SLEET AND ICE ARE LIKELY.

* TIMING...12 PM CST WEDNESDAY TO 6 AM CST THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL LIKELY BECOME HAZARDOUS.

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.

&&

$$

SJM

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