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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
208 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM EXPECTED ACROSS A LARGE PORTION OF THE
MIDSOUTH WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL SURGE ACROSS THE REGION TOMORROW...
WITH FALLING TEMPERATURES THROUGHOUT THE DAY. THIS WILL ALLOW
RAIN TO CHANGEOVER TO FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW IN MANY
AREAS BEFORE ENDING EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. SIGNIFICANT
ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW...SLEET...AND ICE ARE LIKELY. IN ADDITION
STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS WILL CREATE WINDCHILLS INTO THE SINGLE
DIGITS AND LOW TEENS ABOVE ZERO...AND MAY AID IN SPORADIC POWER
OUTAGES WHERE HEAVIER AMOUNTS OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET FALL.

ARZ036-048-049-058-MSZ001>005-007-008-010>012-TNZ021-022-049-050-
052>055-088>092-032300-
/O.UPG.KMEG.WS.A.0004.150304T1800Z-150305T1200Z/
/O.NEW.KMEG.WS.W.0004.150304T1800Z-150305T1200Z/
CRITTENDEN-ST. FRANCIS-LEE AR-PHILLIPS-DESOTO-MARSHALL-BENTON MS-
TIPPAH-ALCORN-TUNICA-TATE-COAHOMA-QUITMAN-PANOLA-CARROLL-
BENTON TN-TIPTON-HAYWOOD-MADISON-CHESTER-HENDERSON-DECATUR-SHELBY-
FAYETTE-HARDEMAN-MCNAIRY-HARDIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WEST MEMPHIS...MARION...FORREST CITY...
MARIANNA...WEST HELENA...HELENA...SOUTHAVEN...OLIVE BRANCH...
HORN LAKE...HOLLY SPRINGS...ASHLAND...HICKORY FLAT...RIPLEY...
CORINTH...NORTH TUNICA...TUNICA...SENATOBIA...COLDWATER...
CLARKSDALE...LAMBERT...MARKS...CROWDER...SLEDGE...BATESVILLE...
SARDIS...MCKENZIE...HUNTINGDON...BRUCETON...CAMDEN...COVINGTON...
MUNFORD...ATOKA...BROWNSVILLE...JACKSON...HENDERSON...LEXINGTON...
PARSONS...DECATURVILLE...BARTLETT...GERMANTOWN...COLLIERVILLE...
MILLINGTON...SOMERVILLE...OAKLAND...GALLAWAY...BOLIVAR...
WHITEVILLE...SELMER...ADAMSVILLE...SAVANNAH
208 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

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IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SNOW/SLEET/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 4
  INCHES...SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF 0.5 TO 1.5 INCHES...AND ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS OF A QUARTER OF AN INCH ARE EXPECTED.

* TIMING...12 PM CST WEDNESDAY TO 6 AM CST THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS. SPORADIC POWER OUTAGES
  WILL BE POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

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