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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
412 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

ILZ079-MOZ074-075-084-085-099-041015-
/O.UPG.KLSX.WS.A.0002.150304T1200Z-150305T0600Z/
/O.NEW.KLSX.WS.W.0005.150304T0900Z-150305T0600Z/
IRON MO-MADISON MO-RANDOLPH IL-REYNOLDS MO-ST. FRANCOIS MO-
STE. GENEVIEVE MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHESTER...FARMINGTON
412 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT
CST WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 3 AM WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT CST WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE
WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...A WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET IS EXPECTED TO
  DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT...WITH THIS ICY MIX TRANSITIONING TO ALL
  SNOW BY MIDDAY WEDNESDAY. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES WEDNESDAY
  LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING AND WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...BEFORE IT
  BEGINS TO TAPER OFF WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 6 INCHES...ALONG
  WITH A LIGHT GLAZING OF ICE.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.

* IMPACTS...THE ONSET OF THE THE WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL LIKELY
  RESULT A QUICK DETERIORATION OF TRAVEL CONDITIONS. HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL IS LIKELY THROUGHOUT THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY...WITH
  BRIDGES... OVERPASSES...AND UNTREATED ROADS QUICKLY BECOMING
  SLIPPERY. PARKING LOTS AND SIDEWALKS WILL QUICKLY BECOME SNOW
  AND ICE COVERED AS WELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS THAT A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF SNOW...
SLEET AND/OR ICE IS EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
1013 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...MINOR FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS AND SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND
SLEET ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.SUB FREEZING AIR IN THE WAKE OF A COLD FRONT COMBINED WITH
ABUNDANT MOISTURE WILL LIKELY PRODUCE SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND SLEET
AS WELL AS LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS OF FREEZING RAIN ACROSS THE
REGION.

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-041030-
/O.CON.KPAH.WS.W.0003.150304T1200Z-150305T1200Z/
JEFFERSON-WAYNE IL-EDWARDS-WABASH-PERRY IL-FRANKLIN-HAMILTON-
WHITE-JACKSON-WILLIAMSON-SALINE-GALLATIN-UNION IL-JOHNSON-POPE-
HARDIN-ALEXANDER-PULASKI-MASSAC-GIBSON-PIKE-POSEY-VANDERBURGH-
WARRICK-SPENCER-FULTON-HICKMAN-CARLISLE-BALLARD-MCCRACKEN-GRAVES-
LIVINGSTON-MARSHALL-CALLOWAY-CRITTENDEN-LYON-TRIGG-CALDWELL-
UNION KY-WEBSTER-HOPKINS-CHRISTIAN-HENDERSON-DAVIESS-MCLEAN-
MUHLENBERG-TODD-PERRY MO-BOLLINGER-CAPE GIRARDEAU-WAYNE MO-CARTER-
RIPLEY-BUTLER-STODDARD-SCOTT-MISSISSIPPI-NEW MADRID-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNT VERNON...FAIRFIELD...ALBION...
MOUNT CARMEL...PINCKNEYVILLE...WEST FRANKFORT...MCLEANSBORO...
CARMI...CARBONDALE...HERRIN...HARRISBURG...SHAWNEETOWN...
JONESBORO...VIENNA...GOLCONDA...ELIZABETHTOWN...CAIRO...
MOUND CITY...METROPOLIS...FORT BRANCH...PETERSBURG...POSEYVILLE...
EVANSVILLE...BOONVILLE...ROCKPORT...HICKMAN...CLINTON...
BARDWELL...WICKLIFFE...PADUCAH...MAYFIELD...SMITHLAND...BENTON...
MURRAY...MARION...EDDYVILLE...CADIZ...PRINCETON...MORGANFIELD...
DIXON...MADISONVILLE...HOPKINSVILLE...HENDERSON...OWENSBORO...
CALHOUN...GREENVILLE...ELKTON...PERRYVILLE...MARBLE HILL...
CAPE GIRARDEAU...PIEDMONT...VAN BUREN...DONIPHAN...POPLAR BLUFF...
BLOOMFIELD...SIKESTON...CHARLESTON...NEW MADRID
1013 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM WEDNESDAY TO
6 AM CST THURSDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM WEDNESDAY TO
6 AM CST THURSDAY.

* TIMING: RAIN SHOULD BEGIN CHANGING OVER TO FREEZING RAIN...
  SLEET AND SNOW FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST STARTING EARLY
  WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE CHANGEOVER TO SNOW WILL PROGRESS
  SOUTHEASTWARD THROUGHOUT THE DAY. THE CHANGEOVER TO SLEET AND
  SNOW IS NOT EXPECTED TO OCCUR UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
  GENERALLY SOUTH AND EAST OF THE OHIO RIVER. THE SNOW WILL THEN
  TAPER OFF FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* MAIN IMPACT: BY EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...SNOWFALL TOTALS ARE
  EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM FOUR TO SIX INCHES GENERALLY NORTH AND
  WEST OF A LINE FROM MOUNT CARMEL ILLINOIS TO PERRYVILLE TO VAN
  BUREN TO DONIPHAN MISSOURI. SOUTH AND EAST OF THAT LINE SIX TO
  EIGHT INCHES ARE POSSIBLE. AN EIGHT TO TEN INCH SWATH OF
  SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE GENERALLY TWENTY-FIVE MILES EITHER SIDE OF
  A LINE FROM NEW MADRID MISSOURI TO CALHOUN KENTUCKY. AS MUCH AS
  ONE INCH OF SLEET MAY FALL PRIOR TO THE SNOW...PARTICULARLY
  ACROSS WESTERN KENTUCKY AND FAR SOUTHEAST MISSOURI. IT SHOULD BE
  NOTED THAT IF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET PERSIST LONGER THAN
  EXPECTED...SNOW AMOUNTS WOULD NOT BE AS HIGH.

* OTHER IMPACTS: THIS MUCH SNOW AND SLEET WILL PRODUCE TREACHEROUS
  CONDITIONS AND CAUSE SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL ISSUES ACROSS THE
  REGION. ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE. CONFIDENCE
  IS FAIRLY HIGH IN THE OUTCOME OF THIS STORM SYSTEM...SO MAKE
  PREPARATIONS NOW. STAY TUNED FOR UPDATES AND POSSIBLE
  ADJUSTMENTS TO SNOWFALL TOTALS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$

MEFFERT

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
334 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...MORE ACCUMULATING WINTRY PRECIPITATION ON THE WAY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT. COLD
ARCTIC AIR WILL MOVE IN BEHIND THE FRONT TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.
PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN TO DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND IS EXPECTED
TO TRANSITION FROM RAIN TO FREEZING RAIN...TO SLEET AND THEN SNOW
FROM NORTH TO SOUTH TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING. ONLY A FEW
HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF ICE ACCRETION IS EXPECTED BEFORE FREEZING
RAIN TRANSITIONS OVER TO SLEET AND SNOW.

SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES ON WEDNESDAY...ESPECIALLY ACROSS
SOUTHERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI. A HALF INCH OR MORE OF SLEET
WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE WARNING AREA...ALONG WITH 4 TO 6
INCHES OF SNOW. FURTHER NORTH AND WEST IN THE ADVISORY AREA...LESSER
AMOUNTS OF SLEET AND SNOW ARE EXPECTED...WITH TWO TO FOUR INCHES
OF SNOW OVER THE INTERSTATE 44 CORRIDOR.

THE EXACT TIMING OF PRECIPITATION TRANSITIONS REMAINS A
CHALLENGE...AND WILL HAVE A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON EVENTUAL
FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW TOTALS. AS A RESULT...ADDITIONAL
UPDATES ARE LIKELY THROUGH THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT HOURS.

MOZ082-083-092-096>098-104>106-041200-
/O.UPG.KSGF.WS.A.0001.150304T1200Z-150305T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KSGF.WS.W.0004.150304T0900Z-150305T1200Z/
TEXAS-DENT-WRIGHT-DOUGLAS-HOWELL-SHANNON-TANEY-OZARK-OREGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOUSTON...CABOOL...SALEM...
MOUNTAIN GROVE...MANSFIELD...AVA...WEST PLAINS...WINONA...
EMINENCE...BRANSON...FORSYTH...GAINESVILLE...THEODOSIA...THAYER...
ALTON
334 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM WEDNESDAY TO 6 AM CST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 3 AM WEDNESDAY TO 6 AM CST THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM
WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...AREAS ALONG AND SOUTHEAST OF A LINE
  FROM KIMBERLING CITY...TO MARSHFIELD TO SALEM FROM VERY LATE
  TONIGHT UNTIL EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...A HALF INCH OR MORE OF
  SLEET...ALONG WITH 4 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE. THE
  HEAVIER SLEET ACCUMULATIONS WILL OCCUR IN THE SOUTHERN PORTIONS
  OF THE WARNING AREA.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A GLAZE TO SEVEN HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF
  FREEZING RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY...GUSTY NORTH WINDS...COMBINED WITH
  MODERATE TO AT TIMES HEAVY SNOW...WILL LIKELY RESULT IN
  VISIBILITY BELOW ONE MILE FOR MUCH OF THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...A COMBINATION OF SLEET...SNOW...AND FREEZING RAIN WILL
  LIKELY RESULT IN CONSIDERABLE TRAVEL IMPACTS ACROSS THE AREA
  STARTING LATE TONIGHT...AND CONTINUING THROUGH THE DAY ON
  WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY
HAZARDOUS. CONSIDER TAKING A WINTER STORM KIT ALONG WITH YOU.
THIS KIT SHOULD INCLUDE SUCH ITEMS AS TIRE CHAINS...BOOSTER
CABLES...A FLASHLIGHT...SHOVEL...BLANKETS...EXTRA CLOTHING AND
ANYTHING ELSE THAT WOULD HELP YOU SURVIVE IN CASE YOU BECOME
STRANDED.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
334 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...MORE ACCUMULATING WINTRY PRECIPITATION ON THE WAY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT. COLD
ARCTIC AIR WILL MOVE IN BEHIND THE FRONT TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.
PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN TO DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND IS EXPECTED
TO TRANSITION FROM RAIN TO FREEZING RAIN...TO SLEET AND THEN SNOW
FROM NORTH TO SOUTH TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING. ONLY A FEW
HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF ICE ACCRETION IS EXPECTED BEFORE FREEZING
RAIN TRANSITIONS OVER TO SLEET AND SNOW.

SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES ON WEDNESDAY...ESPECIALLY ACROSS
SOUTHERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI. A HALF INCH OR MORE OF SLEET
WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE WARNING AREA...ALONG WITH 4 TO 6
INCHES OF SNOW. FURTHER NORTH AND WEST IN THE ADVISORY AREA...LESSER
AMOUNTS OF SLEET AND SNOW ARE EXPECTED...WITH TWO TO FOUR INCHES
OF SNOW OVER THE INTERSTATE 44 CORRIDOR.

THE EXACT TIMING OF PRECIPITATION TRANSITIONS REMAINS A
CHALLENGE...AND WILL HAVE A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON EVENTUAL
FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW TOTALS. AS A RESULT...ADDITIONAL
UPDATES ARE LIKELY THROUGH THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT HOURS.

MOZ091-095-103-041200-
/O.NEW.KSGF.WS.W.0004.150304T0900Z-150305T1200Z/
WEBSTER-CHRISTIAN-STONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARSHFIELD...ROGERSVILLE...NIXA...
OZARK...KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA
334 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM WEDNESDAY TO 6 AM CST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 3 AM WEDNESDAY TO 6 AM CST THURSDAY.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...AREAS ALONG AND SOUTHEAST OF A LINE
  FROM KIMBERLING CITY...TO MARSHFIELD TO SALEM FROM VERY LATE
  TONIGHT UNTIL EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...A HALF INCH OR MORE OF
  SLEET...ALONG WITH 4 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE. THE
  HEAVIER SLEET ACCUMULATIONS WILL OCCUR IN THE SOUTHERN PORTIONS
  OF THE WARNING AREA.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A GLAZE TO SEVEN HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF
  FREEZING RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY...GUSTY NORTH WINDS...COMBINED WITH
  MODERATE TO AT TIMES HEAVY SNOW...WILL LIKELY RESULT IN
  VISIBILITY BELOW ONE MILE FOR MUCH OF THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...A COMBINATION OF SLEET...SNOW...AND FREEZING RAIN WILL
  LIKELY RESULT IN CONSIDERABLE TRAVEL IMPACTS ACROSS THE AREA
  STARTING LATE TONIGHT...AND CONTINUING THROUGH THE DAY ON
  WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY
HAZARDOUS. CONSIDER TAKING A WINTER STORM KIT ALONG WITH YOU.
THIS KIT SHOULD INCLUDE SUCH ITEMS AS TIRE CHAINS...BOOSTER
CABLES...A FLASHLIGHT...SHOVEL...BLANKETS...EXTRA CLOTHING AND
ANYTHING ELSE THAT WOULD HELP YOU SURVIVE IN CASE YOU BECOME
STRANDED.

&&

$$

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