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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
122 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM CONTINUES THIS AFTERNOON...

.AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL BRING ANOTHER ROUND OF FROZEN PRECIPITATION
TO CENTRAL ALABAMA THIS AFTERNOON. AREAS OF RAIN CONTINUE TO
CHANGE OVER TO FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW THIS AFTERNOON.
THIS CHANGEOVER ZONE WILL SLIDE SOUTHEASTWARD AND THE
PRECIPITATION WILL LAST INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS.  TEMPERATURES
ACROSS FAR NORTHWEST ALABAMA ARE NOT EXPECTED TO CLIMB ABOVE
FREEZING UNTIL FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

ALZ015-017-022>024-052100-
/O.CON.KBMX.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150305T2100Z/
WALKER-BLOUNT-PICKENS-TUSCALOOSA-JEFFERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JASPER...ONEONTA...CARROLLTON...
TUSCALOOSA...BIRMINGHAM...HOOVER
122 PM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...

* TIMING...THROUGH 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON.

* LOCATION...AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF GARDENDALE TO ALICEVILLE.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SLEET ACCUMULATION ONE HALF TO THREE QUARTERS
  OF AN INCH AND FREEZING RAIN...ICE ACCUMULATION OF UP TO A
  QUARTER OF AN INCH.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SLEET MEANS THAT A WINTER STORM SYSTEM
IS IMPACTING THE AREA WITH SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SLEET. TRAVEL
IS LIKELY TO BE SEVERELY IMPACTED.

&&

$$

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