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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
215 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY MORNING...

.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL TRACK ACROSS OHIO LATE SUNDAY
INTO MONDAY. SNOW WILL START EARLY SUNDAY MORNING ACROSS NORTHWEST
OHIO AND IT WILL SPREAD INTO NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA BY DAYBREAK
SUNDAY. SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO SUNDAY
NIGHT. SNOW WILL TAPER OFF FROM WEST TO EAST LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
INTO MONDAY MORNING. HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO A FOOT ARE
POSSIBLE. THERE REMAINS SOME UNCERTAINTY IN THE TRACK OF THIS
STORM WHICH WILL INFLUENCE WHERE THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR.

OHZ011>014-020>023-031>033-038-089-PAZ001>003-010315-
/O.UPG.KCLE.WS.A.0002.150201T0900Z-150202T1700Z/
/O.NEW.KCLE.WS.W.0001.150201T0900Z-150202T1700Z/
CUYAHOGA-LAKE-GEAUGA-ASHTABULA INLAND-MEDINA-SUMMIT-PORTAGE-
TRUMBULL-WAYNE-STARK-MAHONING-HOLMES-ASHTABULA LAKESHORE-
NORTHERN ERIE-SOUTHERN ERIE-CRAWFORD PA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLEVELAND...MENTOR...CHARDON...
JEFFERSON...MEDINA...AKRON...RAVENNA...WARREN...WOOSTER...
CANTON...YOUNGSTOWN...MILLERSBURG...ASHTABULA...ERIE...EDINBORO...
MEADVILLE
215 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM SUNDAY TO NOON EST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM
SUNDAY TO NOON EST MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A TRACE POSSIBLE SOUTH OF A YOUNGSTOWN TO
  MARION LINE..

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 12 INCHES. THE HIGHER ACCUMULATIONS
  ARE EXPECTED TO BE ACROSS NORTHERN OHIO AND NORTHWEST
  PENNSYLVANIA.

* SNOW BEGINNING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* PERIOD OF MOST INTENSE SNOW...THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL FALL SUNDAY
  AFTERNOON THROUGH 4 AM MONDAY.

* SNOW ENDING...MONDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO HEAVY
  SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU WILL BE TRAVELING IN THE WARNING AREA YOU SHOULD USE
EXTREME CAUTION IF TRAVEL IS UNAVOIDABLE. STAY TUNED TO NOAA
WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
215 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE SUNDAY INTO MONDAY MORNING...

.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL TRACK ACROSS OHIO LATE SUNDAY
INTO MONDAY. SNOW WILL START EARLY SUNDAY MORNING ACROSS NORTHWEST
OHIO AND IT WILL SPREAD INTO NORTHWEST PENNSYLVANIA BY DAYBREAK
SUNDAY. SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO SUNDAY
NIGHT. SNOW WILL TAPER OFF FROM WEST TO EAST LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
INTO MONDAY MORNING. HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO A FOOT ARE
POSSIBLE. THERE REMAINS SOME UNCERTAINTY IN THE TRACK OF THIS
STORM WHICH WILL INFLUENCE WHERE THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR.

OHZ003-006>010-017>019-027>030-036-037-047-010315-
/O.UPG.KCLE.WS.A.0002.150201T0600Z-150202T1700Z/
/O.NEW.KCLE.WS.W.0001.150201T0600Z-150202T1700Z/
LUCAS-WOOD-OTTAWA-SANDUSKY-ERIE OH-LORAIN-HANCOCK-SENECA-HURON-
WYANDOT-CRAWFORD-RICHLAND-ASHLAND-MARION-MORROW-KNOX-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOLEDO...BOWLING GREEN...PORT CLINTON...
FREMONT...SANDUSKY...LORAIN...FINDLAY...TIFFIN...NORWALK...
UPPER SANDUSKY...CAREY...BUCYRUS...MANSFIELD...ASHLAND...MARION...
MOUNT GILEAD...MOUNT VERNON
215 PM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM SUNDAY TO NOON EST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CLEVELAND HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM
SUNDAY TO NOON MONDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...8 TO 12 INCHES.

* SNOW BEGINNING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

* PERIOD OF MOST INTENSE SNOW...THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR ON
  SUNDAY FROM NOON TO AROUND MIDNIGHT.

* SNOW ENDING...MONDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH WILL
  CAUSE SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED DUE TO
  SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND GREATLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU WILL BE TRAVELING IN THE WARNING AREA YOU SHOULD USE
EXTREME CAUTION IF TRAVEL IS UNAVOIDABLE. STAY TUNED TO NOAA
WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
1116 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM TO CONTINUE AFFECTING THE REGION THROUGH
SATURDAY...

.INTENSIFYING LOW PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY TRACK INTO NOVA SCOTIA
SATURDAY. HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED AT TIMES THIS MORNING. STRONG
WINDS WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. BITTERLY
COLD WEATHER WILL FOLLOW IN THE WAKE OF THE STORM FOR SUNDAY AND
MONDAY.

MEZ001-003-004-010-015-016-029-031-312100-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150131T2100Z/
NORTHWEST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN SOMERSET-NORTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
CENTRAL PISCATAQUIS-SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT-INTERIOR HANCOCK-
COASTAL HANCOCK-SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALLAGASH...CLAYTON LAKE...MADAWASKA...
FORT KENT...FRENCHVILLE...BAKER LAKE...BILLY-JACK DEPOT...
BAXTER ST PARK...CHAMBERLAIN LAKE...CHURCHILL DAM...
MOUNT KATAHDIN...GREENVILLE...MONSON...BLANCHARD...BANGOR...
BREWER...ORONO...OLD TOWN...AMHERST...AURORA...DEDHAM...
EASTBROOK...GREAT POND...ORLAND...ELLSWORTH...BAR HARBOR...
BLUE HILL...DOVER-FOXCROFT...MILO...GUILFORD
1116 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATIONS...NORTHWESTERN MAINE DOWN THROUGH THE CENTRAL
  HIGHLANDS TO COASTAL HANCOCK COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW. SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS MORNING AND THEN WIND
  DOWN THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVIEST THIS
  MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 12 INCHES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL RESULT IN
  HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN POOR
  VISIBILITY. LARGE DRIFTS OF SNOW ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO DEVELOP.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES OF 5 TO 15 ABOVE THIS MORNING WILL
  FALL THROUGH THE DAY.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
1116 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM TO CONTINUE AFFECTING THE REGION THROUGH
SATURDAY...

.INTENSIFYING LOW PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY TRACK INTO NOVA SCOTIA
SATURDAY. HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED AT TIMES THIS MORNING. STRONG
WINDS WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. BITTERLY
COLD WEATHER WILL FOLLOW IN THE WAKE OF THE STORM FOR SUNDAY AND
MONDAY.

MEZ002-005-006-011-017-030-032-010030-
/O.CON.KCAR.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-150201T0300Z/
NORTHEAST AROOSTOOK-NORTHERN PENOBSCOT-SOUTHEAST AROOSTOOK-
CENTRAL PENOBSCOT-CENTRAL WASHINGTON-COASTAL WASHINGTON-
NORTHERN WASHINGTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PRESQUE ISLE...CARIBOU...VAN BUREN...
MARS HILL...MILLINOCKET...EAST MILLINOCKET...PATTEN...MEDWAY...
HOULTON...HODGDON...SHERMAN...SMYRNA MILLS...LINCOLN...HOWLAND...
SPRINGFIELD...DEBLOIS...GRAND LAKE STREAM...MEDDYBEMPS...
PEMBROKE...PERRY...PRINCETON...EASTPORT...MACHIAS...CHERRYFIELD...
DANFORTH...VANCEBORO...TOPSFIELD
1116 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...EASTERN MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW. SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AFTERNOON AND WIND DOWN
  THIS EVENING. THE SNOW WILL BE HEAVIEST THIS MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 10 TO 14 INCHES WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

* IMPACTS...SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT IN POOR
  VISIBILITY. LARGE DRIFTS OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES OF 5 TO 15 ABOVE THIS MORNING WILL
  FALL THROUGH THE DAY.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
802 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

INZ003>009-012>018-020-022>027-032>034-OHZ001-002-004-005-015-016-
024-025-312200-
/O.CON.KIWX.WS.W.0002.150201T0000Z-150202T0900Z/
LA PORTE-ST. JOSEPH IN-ELKHART-LAGRANGE-STEUBEN-NOBLE-DE KALB-
STARKE-PULASKI-MARSHALL-FULTON IN-KOSCIUSKO-WHITLEY-ALLEN IN-
WHITE-CASS IN-MIAMI-WABASH-HUNTINGTON-WELLS-ADAMS-GRANT-BLACKFORD-
JAY-WILLIAMS-FULTON OH-DEFIANCE-HENRY-PAULDING-PUTNAM-VAN WERT-
ALLEN OH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MICHIGAN CITY...LA PORTE...SOUTH BEND...
MISHAWAKA...NEW CARLISLE...WALKERTON...ELKHART...GOSHEN...
NAPPANEE...LAGRANGE...TOPEKA...SHIPSHEWANA...ANGOLA...FREMONT...
KENDALLVILLE...LIGONIER...ALBION...AUBURN...GARRETT...KNOX...
NORTH JUDSON...BASS LAKE...WINAMAC...FRANCESVILLE...MEDARYVILLE...
PLYMOUTH...BREMEN...CULVER...ROCHESTER...AKRON...WARSAW...
WINONA LAKE...SYRACUSE...MENTONE...COLUMBIA CITY...TRI-LAKES...
SOUTH WHITLEY...FORT WAYNE...NEW HAVEN...MONTICELLO...BROOKSTON...
MONON...LOGANSPORT...ROYAL CENTER...PERU...GRISSOM AFB...MEXICO...
WABASH...NORTH MANCHESTER...HUNTINGTON...ROANOKE...BLUFFTON...
OSSIAN...DECATUR...BERNE...MARION...GAS CITY...UPLAND...
HARTFORD CITY...MONTPELIER...PORTLAND...DUNKIRK...BRYAN...
WAUSEON...ARCHBOLD...FAYETTE...SWANTON...DEFIANCE...SHERWOOD...
HICKSVILLE...NAPOLEON...DESHLER...LIBERTY CENTER...PAULDING...
ANTWERP...MELROSE...OTTAWA...PANDORA...KALIDA...FORT JENNINGS...
VAN WERT...DELPHOS...OHIO CITY...LIMA...SPENCERVILLE
802 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015 /702 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015/

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST /6 PM
CST/ THIS EVENING TO 4 AM EST /3 AM CST/ MONDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * HEAVY SNOW...6 TO 12 INCHES. THE PERIOD OF HEAVIEST SNOW
   EXPECTED DURING THE DAYTIME HOURS ON SUNDAY.

 * BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO
   SUNDAY NIGHT.

IMPACTS...

 * PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW MAKING
   TRAVEL DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE. SOME UNPLOWED ROADS WILL BECOME
   IMPASSIBLE.

 * BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO SUNDAY NIGHT.

TIMING...

 * SNOW WILL BEGIN THIS EVENING...SPREADING FROM WEST TO EAST. THE
   SNOW WILL CONTINUE SUNDAY...THEN END SUNDAY NIGHT FROM WEST TO
   EAST. THE PERIOD OF HEAVIEST SNOW IS EXPECTED DURING THE
   DAYTIME HOURS ON SUNDAY.

CONFIDENCE...

 * CONFIDENCE IS HIGH THAT HEAVY SNOW WILL OCCUR... HOWEVER THERE
   IS LOWER CONFIDENCE IN EXACT AMOUNTS AND THE EXACT LOCATION OF
   THE HEAVIEST SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING AND DRIFTING
SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR
OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL
MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST
TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

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