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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
442 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

TXZ049-054-064>066-071>073-076>078-098-099-113-114-127-128-139-
140-154-155-168>170-041400-
FISHER-NOLAN-STERLING-COKE-RUNNELS-IRION-TOM GREEN-CONCHO-
CROCKETT-SCHLEICHER-SUTTON-HASKELL-THROCKMORTON-JONES-SHACKELFORD-
TAYLOR-CALLAHAN-COLEMAN-BROWN-MCCULLOCH-SAN SABA-MENARD-KIMBLE-
MASON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROTAN...ROBY...SWEETWATER...
STERLING CITY...ROBERT LEE...BRONTE...BALLINGER...WINTERS...
MERTZON...SAN ANGELO...EDEN...OZONA...ELDORADO...SONORA...
HASKELL...THROCKMORTON...WOODSON...STAMFORD...ANSON...HAMLIN...
ALBANY...ABILENE...CLYDE...BAIRD...CROSS PLAINS...COLEMAN...
BROWNWOOD...BRADY...SAN SABA...MENARD...JUNCTION...MASON
442 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...MORE WINTRY CONDITIONS ON THE WAY FOR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY...

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW.

1. FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ACROSS
THE INTERSTATE 20 CORRIDOR FROM SWEETWATER TO ABILENE AS EARLY AS
MID AFTERNOON ON WEDNESDAY...SPREADING SOUTH ACROSS THE
REMAINDER OF WEST CENTRAL TEXAS BY WEDNESDAY EVENING.

2. MUCH COLDER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY...WITH
TEMPERATURES FALLING THROUGH THE DAY. BY LATE AFTERNOON...READINGS
WILL BE AT OR BELOW FREEZING ALONG AND NORTH OF A SAN ANGELO TO
BRADY LINE. WIND CHILL READINGS WILL BE IN THE TEENS.

3. THERE IS HIGH CONFIDENCE IN THE ARRIVAL OF THE MUCH COLDER
CONDITIONS. THERE IS LESS CONFIDENCE IN THE TYPE AND AMOUNTS OF
WINTRY PRECIPITATION...AND POTENTIAL IMPACTS. HOWEVER...IT DOES
APPEAR POSSIBLE THAT A LARGE PORTION OF WEST CENTRAL TEXAS MAY SEE
ENOUGH FREEZING RAIN...SLEET..OR SNOW TO CREATE ANOTHER ROUND OF ICY
ROAD CONDITIONS.

SUMMARY.

AFTER A MUCH WARMER DAY TODAY...ANOTHER VERY STRONG COLD FRONT WILL
MOVE THROUGH THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY. THIS FRONT WILL COMBINE WITH A
WEAK UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM TO PRODUCE ANOTHER ROUND OF WINTRY
PRECIPITATION ACROSS MUCH OF WEST CENTRAL TEXAS. AT THIS
MOMENT...ITS A LITTLE EARLY TO TELL WHETHER THE PRECIPITATION WILL
END UP AS FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...SNOW...OR SOME COMBINATION...AND
THEREFORE...EXACTLY WHAT THE POTENTIAL IMPACTS WILL BE. RESIDENTS OF
WEST CENTRAL TEXAS...AND ANYONE WITH TRAVEL PLANS ACROSS THE AREA
WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING...SHOULD STAY
ALERT FOR FUTURE UPDATES.


$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
207 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-057>063-067>070-074-075-
080>082-258-041100-
GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS OF EDDY COUNTY-EDDY COUNTY PLAINS-
NORTHERN LEA COUNTY-CENTRAL LEA COUNTY-SOUTHERN LEA COUNTY-GAINES-
DAWSON-BORDEN-SCURRY-ANDREWS-MARTIN-HOWARD-MITCHELL-
VAN HORN AND HIGHWAY 54 CORRIDOR-
REEVES COUNTY AND UPPER TRANS PECOS-LOVING-WINKLER-ECTOR-MIDLAND-
GLASSCOCK-WARD-CRANE-UPTON-REAGAN-DAVIS/APACHE MOUNTAINS AREA-
PECOS-MARFA PLATEAU-BIG BEND AREA-TERRELL-GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...QUEEN...ARTESIA...CARLSBAD...
CARLSBAD CAVERNS NP...TATUM...HOBBS...LOVINGTON...EUNICE...JAL...
SEMINOLE...LAMESA...GAIL...SNYDER...ANDREWS...STANTON...
BIG SPRING...COLORADO CITY...VAN HORN...PECOS...MENTONE...
RED BLUFF LAKE...KERMIT...ODESSA...MIDLAND...GARDEN CITY...
MONAHANS...CRANE...MCCAMEY...RANKIN...BIG LAKE...ALPINE...
FORT DAVIS...FORT STOCKTON...MARFA...BIG BEND NP...MARATHON...
SANDERSON...GUADALUPE MOUNTAINS NP...PINE SPRINGS
207 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015 /107 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015/

...WINTRY PRECIPITATION POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT
OVER SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO AND MUCH OF WEST TEXAS...

ANOTHER STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BRING AN ARCTIC AIRMASS AND COLD
TEMPERATURES BACK TO THE REGION WEDNESDAY.  IT APPEARS THE
NORTHERN PERMIAN BASIN COULD SEE A MIX OF LIGHT RAIN AND LIGHT
SLEET AS EARLY AS WEDNESDAY MORNING.  SOME FREEZING RAIN MAY ALSO
OCCUR IN THESE AREAS... BUT IT APPEARS MOST OF THE PRECIPITATION
WILL FALL AS SLEET OR SNOW... ESPECIALLY DURING THE LATE
AFTERNOON.

AS COLDER AIR PUSHES SOUTHWARD... A MIX OF LIGHT RAIN... SLEET OR
SNOW COULD SPREAD AS FAR SOUTH AS THE INTERSTATE 20 CORRIDOR.  THIS
PROCESS WILL CONTINUE WEDNESDAY NIGHT WITH A MIX OF WINTRY
PRECIPITATION POSSIBLY OCCURRING AS FAR SOUTH AS THE BIG BEND
BEFORE PRECIPITATION ENDS LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.  SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM AROUND AN INCH NORTH OF
INTERSTATE 20... TO ONLY TRACE AMOUNTS SOUTH.  FREEZING RAIN OR
SLEET AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT BUT COULD PRODUCE SLICK
ROADWAYS WEDNESDAY NIGHT OR THURSDAY MORNING.  COLD TEMPERATURES
WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY THURSDAY.  STAY TUNED TO THE LATEST
FORECASTS FOR ANY POSSIBLE CHANGES.

$$

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