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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
1127 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURES LIKELY TONIGHT AND POSSIBLE AGAIN
SUNDAY MORNING...

.AN EARLY SEASON ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP THROUGH THE
MIDSOUTH TODAY. THE CORE OF THE COLDER TEMPERATURES WILL ARRIVE
TONIGHT. SATURDAY MORNING LOW TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM THE
UPPER 20S TO AROUND 30 DEGREES OVER THE MAJORITY OF THE MIDSOUTH...WHILE
NORTHWEST WINDS DROP WIND CHILLS INTO THE LOWER AND MIDDLE 20S
AREAWIDE.

THE CENTER OF THE ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL SETTLE OVER THE OHIO
AND TENNESSEE VALLEYS TONIGHT...BRINGING LIGHT OR CALM WINDS TO
THE MIDSOUTH. SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURES WILL BE POSSIBLE AGAIN BY
SUNDAY MORNING. A FREEZE WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR SUNDAY
MORNING. THIS WATCH MAY BE UPGRADED TO A FREEZE WARNING LATER
TODAY.

ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-
MSZ001>017-020>024-TNZ001>004-019>022-048>055-088>092-010500-
/O.CON.KMEG.FZ.W.0003.141101T0500Z-141101T1400Z/
/O.CON.KMEG.FZ.A.0002.141102T0500Z-141102T1400Z/
RANDOLPH-CLAY-LAWRENCE-GREENE-CRAIGHEAD-POINSETT-MISSISSIPPI-
CROSS-CRITTENDEN-ST. FRANCIS-LEE AR-PHILLIPS-DUNKLIN-PEMISCOT-
DESOTO-MARSHALL-BENTON MS-TIPPAH-ALCORN-TISHOMINGO-TUNICA-TATE-
PRENTISS-COAHOMA-QUITMAN-PANOLA-LAFAYETTE-UNION-PONTOTOC-LEE MS-
ITAWAMBA-TALLAHATCHIE-YALOBUSHA-CALHOUN-CHICKASAW-MONROE-LAKE-
OBION-WEAKLEY-HENRY-DYER-GIBSON-CARROLL-BENTON TN-LAUDERDALE-
TIPTON-HAYWOOD-CROCKETT-MADISON-CHESTER-HENDERSON-DECATUR-SHELBY-
FAYETTE-HARDEMAN-MCNAIRY-HARDIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...POCAHONTAS...PIGGOTT...CORNING...
WALNUT RIDGE...PARAGOULD...JONESBORO...HARRISBURG...BLYTHEVILLE...
WYNNE...WEST MEMPHIS...FORREST CITY...MARIANNA...HELENA...
WEST HELENA...KENNETT...CARUTHERSVILLE...SOUTHAVEN...
OLIVE BRANCH...HOLLY SPRINGS...ASHLAND...RIPLEY MS...CORINTH...
IUKA...TUNICA...SENATOBIA...BOONEVILLE...CLARKSDALE...MARKS...
BATESVILLE...OXFORD...NEW ALBANY...PONTOTOC...TUPELO...FULTON...
CHARLESTON...WATER VALLEY...COFFEEVILLE...BRUCE...CALHOUN CITY...
HOUSTON...OKOLONA...AMORY...ABERDEEN...TIPTONVILLE...UNION CITY...
MARTIN...DRESDEN...PARIS...DYERSBURG...HUMBOLDT...MILAN...
HUNTINGDON...CAMDEN...RIPLEY TN...COVINGTON...BROWNSVILLE...
ALAMO...JACKSON...HENDERSON...LEXINGTON...PARSONS...
DECATURVILLE...BARTLETT...GERMANTOWN...COLLIERVILLE...MEMPHIS...
MILLINGTON...SOMERVILLE...OAKLAND...BOLIVAR...SELMER...SAVANNAH
1127 AM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
CDT SATURDAY...
...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING...

* TEMPERATURE...25 TO 32 DEGREES.

* TIMING...MIDNIGHT THROUGH 9 AM SATURDAY AND SUNDAY MORNINGS.

* IMPACTS...OUTDOOR LIVING VEGETATION MAY BE DAMAGED OR KILLED BY
  SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE.
THESE CONDITIONS COULD KILL SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

JLH

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