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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
314 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...A WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR AREAS AROUND AND NORTH
OF INTERSTATE 40...

...A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR AREAS SOUTH OF
INTERSTATE 40...

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING PLENTY OF
RAIN THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT FOLLOWED BY MIXED PRECIPITATION AND
FINALLY SNOW LATER IN THE DAY WEDNESDAY. AS THE COLD FRONT PASSES
OVERNIGHT INTO THE DAY WEDNESDAY...PRECIPITATION WILL SWITCH FROM
RAIN...TO A MIX OF FREEZING RAIN...TO SLEET AND SNOW DURING THE
LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS...AND FINALLY TO ALL SNOW
FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST OVERNIGHT. SNOWFALL AND SLEET
ACCUMULATIONS MAY BE BETWEEN 2 TO 5 INCHES...WITH FREEZING RAIN
CAUSING ICE ACCUMULATION AROUND A TENTH OF AN INCH AS WELL.

MAJOR TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP WEDNESDAY EVENING AS
THE WINTRY PRECIPITATION SPREADS OVER THE AREA. IN FACT...MAJOR
TRAVEL IMPACTS WILL LIKELY LAST ALL THE WAY INTO FRIDAY AFTERNOON
SINCE TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW THE FREEZING MARK
THURSDAY AND MUCH OF FRIDAY. LOW TEMPERATURES IN MANY AREAS FRIDAY
MORNING ARE EXPECTED TO REACH THE SINGLE DIGITS.

TNZ056>063-075-077>080-093>095-041100-
/O.UPG.KOHX.WS.A.0003.150304T1800Z-150305T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KOHX.WW.Y.0004.150305T0300Z-150305T1800Z/
PERRY-HICKMAN-LEWIS-WILLIAMSON-MAURY-MARSHALL-RUTHERFORD-CANNON-
BEDFORD-COFFEE-WARREN-GRUNDY-VAN BUREN-WAYNE-LAWRENCE-GILES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LOBELVILLE...CENTERVILLE...HOHENWALD...
FRANKLIN...BRENTWOOD...COLUMBIA...LEWISBURG...MURFREESBORO...
WOODBURY...SHELBYVILLE...TULLAHOMA...MANCHESTER...MCMINNVILLE...
ALTAMONT...SPENCER...WAYNESBORO...LAWRENCEBURG...PULASKI
314 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM WEDNESDAY TO NOON
CST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NASHVILLE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR 1 TO 3 INCHES...WITH ICE ACCUMULATIONS AROUND
A TENTH OF AN INCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM WEDNESDAY TO
NOON CST THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* TIMING...FROM 9 PM CST WEDNESDAY THROUGH NOON CST THURSDAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE WITH THE HIGHEST
  AMOUNTS CLOSER TO INTERSTATE 40 AND LOWEST AMOUNTS NEAR THE
  ALABAMA BORDER. FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
  AROUND A TENTH OF AN INCH.

* MAIN IMPACT...PRECIPITATION WILL MAINLY BE RAIN DURING THE DAY
  WEDNESDAY...THEN MIX WITH FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET DURING THE
  LATE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. SNOW SHOULD DEVELOP DURING THE
  EVENING AND AROUND MIDNIGHT. THIS MIXED PRECIPITATION WILL
  CREATE MAJOR TRAVEL IMPACTS FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
  FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TEMPERATURES ARE LIKELY TO STAY BELOW FREEZING
  FROM WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH MID DAY FRIDAY. THIS WILL LIKELY
  KEEP MANY ROADWAYS SLICK AND HAZARDOUS FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD
  OF TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

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