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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
424 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...A HEAVY WINTRY MIX OF SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN
POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.A SLOW-MOVING COLD FRONT WILL SAG SOUTHEAST ACROSS EASTERN
KENTUCKY TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...SPREADING HEAVY RAINFALL
ACROSS THE AREA. COLDER AIR WILL GRADUALLY MOVE IN AS THE
PRECIPITATION LINGERS...LIKELY CHANGING RAIN TO A MIXTURE OF
SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN...WITH SOME SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND
ICE ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA. SNOW WILL FINALLY
TAPER OFF THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

KYZ087-088-118-041100-
/O.UPG.KJKL.WS.A.0004.150304T1800Z-150305T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KJKL.WS.W.0004.150305T0300Z-150305T1800Z/
BELL-HARLAN-LETCHER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MIDDLESBORO...PINEVILLE...CUMBERLAND...
HARLAN...JENKINS...WHITESBURG
424 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM WEDNESDAY TO 1 PM
EST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR A WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM WEDNESDAY TO 1 PM EST THURSDAY. THE WINTER
STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...COLDER AIR WILL MOVE IN FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST
  WEDNESDAY EVENING...CHANGING PRECIPITATION FROM RAIN...TO A
  MIXTURE OF FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND THEN SNOW. FREEZING RAIN
  AND ACCUMULATING SLEET WILL LIKELY BEGIN AFTER MIDNIGHT
  WEDNESDAY NIGHT...TRANSITIONING TO ALL SNOW BY DAWN THURSDAY.
  SNOW WILL LIGHTEN AND TAPER OFF BY THURSDAY EVENING.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES...WITH ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS GENERALLY LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH ARE
  POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL DEVELOP SLICK SPOTS AS RAIN CHANGES OVER TO
  FREEZING RAIN. IN ADDITION...HEAVY WET SNOW FALLING ON TOP OF
  THESE SLICK ROADWAYS WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT AND HAZARDOUS.
  PLEASE TAKE EXTREME CAUTION AND AVOID UNNECESSARY TRAVEL IF
  POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW...SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED.
SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW AND ICE 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.

&&

$$
JMW

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
424 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...A HEAVY WINTRY MIX OF SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN
POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.A SLOW-MOVING COLD FRONT WILL SAG SOUTHEAST ACROSS EASTERN
KENTUCKY TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...SPREADING HEAVY RAINFALL
ACROSS THE AREA. COLDER AIR WILL GRADUALLY MOVE IN AS THE
PRECIPITATION LINGERS...LIKELY CHANGING RAIN TO A MIXTURE OF
SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN...WITH SOME SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND
ICE ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA. SNOW WILL FINALLY
TAPER OFF THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

KYZ068-069-079-080-083>086-107-109-110-112>117-119-120-041100-
/O.UPG.KJKL.WS.A.0004.150304T1800Z-150305T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KJKL.WS.W.0004.150305T0000Z-150305T1800Z/
ROCKCASTLE-JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-WHITLEY-KNOX-
JOHNSON-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-BREATHITT-KNOTT-OWSLEY-PERRY-CLAY-LESLIE-
MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BRODHEAD...MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...
ANNVILLE...BURNSIDE...SOMERSET...LONDON...MONTICELLO...STEARNS...
WHITLEY CITY...CORBIN...WILLIAMSBURG...BARBOURVILLE...
PAINTSVILLE...SALYERSVILLE...PRESTONSBURG...WHEELWRIGHT...
JACKSON...HINDMAN...PIPPA PASSES...BOONEVILLE...HAZARD...
MANCHESTER...HYDEN...INEZ...COAL RUN...ELKHORN CITY...PIKEVILLE...
SOUTH WILLIAMSON
424 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM WEDNESDAY TO 1 PM EST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7
PM WEDNESDAY TO 1 PM EST THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO
LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...COLDER AIR WILL MOVE IN FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST
  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CHANGING
  PRECIPITATION FROM RAIN...TO A MIXTURE OF FREEZING
  RAIN...SLEET...AND THEN SNOW. FREEZING RAIN AND ACCUMULATING
  SLEET WILL BEGIN WEDNESDAY EVENING...TRANSITIONING TO ALL SNOW
  LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING. SNOW SHOULD LIGHTEN
  AND TAPER OFF BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 7 INCHES...WITH ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH.

* IMPACTS...SNOW OF THIS MAGNITUDE WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT TO
  TREACHEROUS. IN ADDITION...THE HEAVY WET NATURE OF THIS SNOW
  WILL CAUSE STRESS ON WEAK STRUCTURES AND COULD ALSO LEAD TO
  DOWNED POWER LINES AND TREES WITH WIDESPREAD POWER OUTAGES
  POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND SLEET MEANS SEVERE
WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. 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 JACKSON KY
424 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...A HEAVY WINTRY MIX OF SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN
POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

.A SLOW-MOVING COLD FRONT WILL SAG SOUTHEAST ACROSS EASTERN
KENTUCKY TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...SPREADING HEAVY RAINFALL
ACROSS THE AREA. COLDER AIR WILL GRADUALLY MOVE IN AS THE
PRECIPITATION LINGERS...LIKELY CHANGING RAIN TO A MIXTURE OF
SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN...WITH SOME SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND
ICE ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA. SNOW WILL FINALLY
TAPER OFF THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

KYZ058>060-104-106-108-111-041100-
/O.UPG.KJKL.WS.A.0004.150304T1800Z-150305T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KJKL.WS.W.0004.150304T2100Z-150305T1800Z/
ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ELLIOTT-MORGAN-WOLFE-LEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...IRVINE...RAVENNA...CLAY CITY...
STANTON...FRENCHBURG...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...CAMPTON...
BEATTYVILLE
424 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM WEDNESDAY TO 1 PM EST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSON HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM
WARNING FOR SLEET AND HEAVY WET SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4
PM TO 1 PM THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN
EFFECT.

* TIMING...COLDER AIR WILL MOVE IN FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST
  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CHANGING
  PRECIPITATION FROM RAIN...TO A MIXTURE OF SNOW AND SLEET DURING
  THE LATE AFTERNOON ON WEDNESDAY. THE PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED
  TO CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW BY MIDNIGHT WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SNOW
  WILL LIGHTEN AND TAPER OFF THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 7 TO 9 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF THIS MAGNITUDE WILL MAKE TRAVEL
  DIFFICULT TO TREACHEROUS. IN ADDITION...THE HEAVY WET NATURE OF
  THIS SNOW WILL CAUSE STRESS ON WEAK STRUCTURES AND COULD ALSO
  LEAD TO DOWNED POWER LINES AND TREES WITH SOME POWER OUTAGES
  POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW AND SLEET MEANS SEVERE
WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. 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 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.

TNZ008>011-027>034-064>066-041100-
/O.UPG.KOHX.WS.A.0003.150304T1800Z-150305T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KOHX.WS.W.0004.150305T0000Z-150305T1800Z/
SUMNER-MACON-CLAY-PICKETT-DAVIDSON-WILSON-TROUSDALE-SMITH-JACKSON-
PUTNAM-OVERTON-FENTRESS-DE KALB-WHITE-CUMBERLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALLATIN...LAFAYETTE...CELINA...
BYRDSTOWN...NASHVILLE...LEBANON...MOUNT JULIET...HARTSVILLE...
CARTHAGE...GAINESBORO...COOKEVILLE...LIVINGSTON...JAMESTOWN...
SMITHVILLE...SPARTA...CROSSVILLE
314 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM WEDNESDAY TO NOON CST
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NASHVILLE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW...WITH SOME LIGHT ICE
ACCUMULATION...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM WEDNESDAY TO NOON CST
THURSDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...FROM 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY THROUGH NOON CST THURSDAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE WITH THE HIGHEST
  AMOUNTS CLOSER TO THE KENTUCKY STATE LINE AND INTERSTATE
  65...AND LOWEST AROUND INTERSTATE 40. FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS
  ARE EXPECTED TO BE AROUND A TENTH OF AN INCH.

* MAIN IMPACT...PRECIPITATION WILL MAINLY BE RAIN IN THE MORNING
  AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MIX WITH FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET
  DURING THE MID TO LATE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOULD DEVELOP DURING THE
  LATE AFTERNOON FOR AREAS CLOSER TO INTERSTATE 65 AND IN THE
  EVENING FOR THE CUMBERLAND PLATEAU. 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 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
256 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...MAJOR WINTER STORM TO IMPACT KENTUCKY AND SOUTHERN INDIANA...

.MAJOR TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING DUE TO HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS SOUTHERN
INDIANA AND CENTRAL KENTUCKY. AT THIS TIME...PLAN ON SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS SOUTHERN INDIANA TO CENTRAL KENTUCKY.
SIGNIFICANT SNOW...SLEET AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS
SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY.

KYZ066-067-073>078-081-082-041000-
/O.UPG.KLMK.WS.A.0003.150304T1800Z-150305T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KLMK.WS.W.0003.150305T0000Z-150305T1800Z/
CASEY KY-LINCOLN KY-ALLEN KY-BARREN KY-MONROE KY-METCALFE KY-
ADAIR KY-RUSSELL KY-CUMBERLAND KY-CLINTON KY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LIBERTY...STANFORD...SCOTTSVILLE...
GLASGOW...TOMPKINSVILLE...EDMONTON...COLUMBIA...JAMESTOWN...
BURKESVILLE...ALBANY
256 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015 /156 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015/

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST /6 PM CST/
WEDNESDAY TO 1 PM EST /NOON CST/ THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOUISVILLE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST
/6 PM CST/ WEDNESDAY TO 1 PM EST /NOON CST/ THURSDAY. THE WINTER
STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING: RAIN CHANGES TO SNOW WEDNESDAY EVENING...BECOMING HEAVY
  AT TIMES WEDNESDAY NIGHT. SNOW ENDS THURSDAY LATE MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS: 5 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL
  KENTUCKY. SIGNIFICANT SLEET AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE.

* MAIN IMPACT: MAJOR TRAVEL DISRUPTIONS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
  THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. PLAN ON SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
  DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. SNOW RATES MAY BE
  INTENSE...RESULTING IN RAPID ACCUMULATIONS.

* OTHER IMPACTS: NORTH WINDS GUSTING UP TO 20 MPH WEDNESDAY
  NIGHT. THIS COMBINED WITH THE WEIGHT OF THE SNOW COULD RESULT IN
  SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES AND DOWNED TREES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS...TRAVEL ONLY IF NECESSARY. SCATTERED
POWER OUTAGES MAY OCCUR.

TRAVEL WILL BE TREACHEROUS WITH SOME ROADS NEARLY IMPASSABLE.
HAVE AN EMERGENCY KIT OF BLANKETS...FOOD...WATER AND FLASHLIGHTS
IF YOU MUST TRAVEL. POWER OUTAGES ARE LIKELY.

&&

$$

ZT

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
256 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015

...MAJOR WINTER STORM TO IMPACT KENTUCKY AND SOUTHERN INDIANA...

.MAJOR TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY MORNING DUE TO HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS SOUTHERN
INDIANA AND CENTRAL KENTUCKY. AT THIS TIME...PLAN ON SIGNIFICANT
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS SOUTHERN INDIANA TO CENTRAL KENTUCKY.
SIGNIFICANT SNOW...SLEET AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS
SOUTH CENTRAL KENTUCKY.

INZ076>079-083-084-089>092-KYZ023>043-045>049-053>057-061>065-
070>072-041000-
/O.UPG.KLMK.WS.A.0003.150304T1200Z-150305T1800Z/
/O.NEW.KLMK.WS.W.0003.150304T1800Z-150305T1800Z/
ORANGE IN-WASHINGTON IN-SCOTT IN-JEFFERSON IN-DUBOIS IN-
CRAWFORD IN-PERRY IN-HARRISON IN-FLOYD IN-CLARK IN-HANCOCK KY-
BRECKINRIDGE KY-MEADE KY-OHIO KY-GRAYSON KY-HARDIN KY-BULLITT KY-
JEFFERSON KY-OLDHAM KY-TRIMBLE KY-HENRY KY-SHELBY KY-FRANKLIN KY-
SCOTT KY-HARRISON KY-SPENCER KY-ANDERSON KY-WOODFORD KY-
FAYETTE KY-BOURBON KY-NICHOLAS KY-NELSON KY-WASHINGTON KY-
MERCER KY-JESSAMINE KY-CLARK KY-LARUE KY-MARION KY-BOYLE KY-
GARRARD KY-MADISON KY-BUTLER KY-EDMONSON KY-HART KY-GREEN KY-
TAYLOR KY-LOGAN KY-WARREN KY-SIMPSON KY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PAOLI...SALEM...SCOTTSBURG...MADISON...
JASPER...MARENGO...TELL CITY...CORYDON...NEW ALBANY...
JEFFERSONVILLE...HAWESVILLE...HARDINSBURG...BRANDENBURG...
BEAVER DAM...LEITCHFIELD...ELIZABETHTOWN...FORT KNOX...
MOUNT WASHINGTON...SHEPHERDSVILLE...LOUISVILLE...LA GRANGE...
BEDFORD...NEW CASTLE...SHELBYVILLE...FRANKFORT...GEORGETOWN...
CYNTHIANA...TAYLORSVILLE...LAWRENCEBURG...VERSAILLES...
LEXINGTON...PARIS...CARLISLE...BARDSTOWN...SPRINGFIELD...
HARRODSBURG...NICHOLASVILLE...WINCHESTER...HODGENVILLE...
LEBANON...DANVILLE...LANCASTER...RICHMOND...MORGANTOWN...
BROWNSVILLE...MUNFORDVILLE...GREENSBURG...CAMPBELLSVILLE...
RUSSELLVILLE...BOWLING GREEN...FRANKLIN
256 PM EST TUE MAR 3 2015 /156 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015/

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST /NOON CST/
WEDNESDAY TO 1 PM EST /NOON CST/ THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LOUISVILLE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST
/NOON CST/ WEDNESDAY TO 1 PM EST /NOON CST/ THURSDAY. THE WINTER
STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING: RAIN CHANGES TO SNOW WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...BECOMING
  HEAVY AT TIMES WEDNESDAY EVENING AND NIGHT. SNOW ENDS THURSDAY
  MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS: 8 TO 12 INCHES OF SNOW ACROSS CENTRAL AND NORTH
  CENTRAL KENTUCKY. 5 TO 10 INCHES ACROSS SOUTHERN INDIANA AND
  ALSO SOUTHERN KENTUCKY. LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* MAIN IMPACT: MAJOR TRAVEL DISRUPTIONS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
  THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING. PLAN ON SNOW COVERED ROADS AND
  DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. SNOW RATES MAY BE
  INTENSE...RESULTING IN RAPID ACCUMULATIONS.

* OTHER IMPACTS: NORTH WINDS GUSTING UP TO 20 MPH WEDNESDAY
  NIGHT. THIS COMBINED WITH THE WEIGHT OF THE SNOW COULD RESULT IN
  SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES AND DOWNED TREES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TRAVEL WILL BE HAZARDOUS...TRAVEL ONLY IF NECESSARY. SCATTERED
POWER OUTAGES MAY OCCUR.

TRAVEL WILL BE TREACHEROUS WITH SOME ROADS NEARLY IMPASSABLE.
HAVE AN EMERGENCY KIT OF BLANKETS...FOOD...WATER AND FLASHLIGHTS
IF YOU MUST TRAVEL. POWER OUTAGES ARE LIKELY.

&&

$$

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