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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
344 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING CANCELLED FOR THE HILL COUNTRY AND METRO
AUSTIN...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY CANCELLED FOR WESTERN AREAS...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR HILL COUNTRY I-35 AND
ADJACENT COUNTIES...

.STRONG ARCTIC AIR WILL CONTINUE TO SWEEP THROUGH THIS MORNING.
AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE AND MOIST GULF AIR WILL COMBINE TO
PRODUCE PRECIPITATION ABOVE THE COLD AIR WITH THE RESULT EXPECTED
TO BE A MIX OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET ACROSS THE ADVISORY
AREAS. THE PRECIPITATION HAS BEEN LESS THAN PREVIOUSLY ANTICIPATED
AND IMPACTS NOT AS SIGNIFICANT. WE HAVE DOWNGRADED THE WINTER
STORM WARNING TO A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MINOR TRAVEL
IMPACTS. THE PRECIPITATION HAS ENDED IN THE WESTERN COUNTIES AND
WE HAVE CANCELLED THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY THERE.

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LLANO-BURNET-WILLIAMSON-KERR-BANDERA-GILLESPIE-KENDALL-BLANCO-
HAYS-TRAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LLANO...BURNET...GEORGETOWN...
KERRVILLE...BANDERA...FREDERICKSBURG...BOERNE...BLANCO...
SAN MARCOS...AUSTIN
344 AM CST THU MAR 5 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO HAS ISSUED A
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING. THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS
BEEN CANCELLED.

* TIMING...ARCTIC AIR WILL CONTINUE TO POUR INTO THE AREA THIS
  MORNING. FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET SHOULD CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY
  MORNING. TEMPERATURES SHOULD RISE ABOVE FREEZING AFTER NOON
  THURSDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET CAUSING ICING OF LESS
  THAN 1/10 INCH. THIS WILL MAKE FOR PATCHY ICE ON ROADS AND
  HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS IN SOME SPOTS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...SIDEWALKS...DECKS...AND OTHER SURFACES MAY BE
  SLIPPERY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SLEET OR FREEZING
RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY
ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

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