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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
336 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-095>102-MOZ018-019-026-027-
034>036-041-042-047>052-059>065-072>075-084-085-099-311000-
GREENE IL-MACOUPIN IL-MONTGOMERY IL-BOND IL-FAYETTE IL-CLINTON IL-
MARION IL-WASHINGTON IL-RANDOLPH IL-ADAMS IL-BROWN IL-PIKE IL-
CALHOUN IL-JERSEY IL-MADISON IL-ST. CLAIR IL-MONROE IL-KNOX MO-
LEWIS MO-SHELBY MO-MARION MO-MONROE MO-RALLS MO-PIKE MO-BOONE MO-
AUDRAIN MO-MONITEAU MO-COLE MO-OSAGE MO-CALLAWAY MO-MONTGOMERY MO-
LINCOLN MO-GASCONADE MO-WARREN MO-ST. CHARLES MO-FRANKLIN MO-
ST. LOUIS MO-ST. LOUIS CITY MO-JEFFERSON MO-CRAWFORD MO-
WASHINGTON MO-ST. FRANCOIS MO-STE. GENEVIEVE MO-IRON MO-
MADISON MO-REYNOLDS MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LITCHFIELD...VANDALIA...SALEM...
CHESTER...QUINCY...EDWARDSVILLE...BELLEVILLE...HANNIBAL...
BOWLING GREEN...COLUMBIA...MEXICO...JEFFERSON CITY...ST CHARLES...
UNION...ST LOUIS...FARMINGTON
336 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTER WEATHER EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION THIS WEEKEND...

A STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING ACCUMULATING SNOW TO PARTS OF OUR
REGION SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. RAIN IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ON
SATURDAY...AND THEN BECOME MIXED WITH AND CHANGE TO SNOW ALONG AND
NORTH OF INTERSTATE 70 ON SATURDAY NIGHT. BY SUNDAY...SNOW IS
EXPECTED ALONG AND NORTH OF THE INTERSTATE 70 CORRIDOR...WITH THE
RAIN GRADUALLY BECOMING MIXED WITH AND CHANGING OVER TO SNOW OVER
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AND SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS.

EARLY INDICATIONS ARE THAT THE BRUNT OF THE STORM WILL IMPACT THE
REGION FROM SOUTHERN IOWA ACROSS NORTHERN ILLINOIS WHERE SNOWFALL
AMOUNTS OF 8 OR MORE INCHES ARE POSSIBLE. THE SNOWFALL AMOUNTS
WILL DECREASE AS YOU MOVE FURTHER SOUTH AND IT APPEARS THAT 6
INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER NORTHEAST MISSOURI AND WEST
CENTRAL ILLINOIS WHERE THERE IS NOW A WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT
FOR SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. THE SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE TO DECREASE
AS YOU HEAD SOUTH...WITH 1-2 INCHES ALONG THE INTERSTATE 70
CORRIDOR...AND LITTLE OR NO SNOWFALL ACCUMULATION ACROSS
SOUTHEAST MISSOURI.

THERE REMAINS HIGHER THAN NORMAL UNCERTAINTY ON THE TEMPERATURE
PROFILE OF THE ATMOSPHERE AND TRACK OF THE STORM CENTER...THUS
CHANGES IN THE CURRENTLY FORECAST SNOWFALL AMOUNTS ARE QUITE
POSSIBLE.

THOSE PLANNING TRAVEL ACROSS THE REGION SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
MAY ENCOUNTER HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...SO PLAN YOUR TRIP
ACCORDINGLY. PLEASE BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECAST
INFORMATION...WATCHES...WARNINGS OR ADVISORIES.

$$

GLASS

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
313 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

TNZ005>011-023>034-056>066-075-077>080-093>095-311100-
STEWART-MONTGOMERY-ROBERTSON-SUMNER-MACON-CLAY-PICKETT-HOUSTON-
HUMPHREYS-DICKSON-CHEATHAM-DAVIDSON-WILSON-TROUSDALE-SMITH-
JACKSON-PUTNAM-OVERTON-FENTRESS-PERRY-HICKMAN-LEWIS-WILLIAMSON-
MAURY-MARSHALL-RUTHERFORD-CANNON-DE KALB-WHITE-CUMBERLAND-BEDFORD-
COFFEE-WARREN-GRUNDY-VAN BUREN-WAYNE-LAWRENCE-GILES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOVER...CLARKSVILLE...SPRINGFIELD...
GALLATIN...LAFAYETTE...CELINA...BYRDSTOWN...ERIN...WAVERLY...
DICKSON...ASHLAND CITY...NASHVILLE...LEBANON...MOUNT JULIET...
HARTSVILLE...CARTHAGE...GAINESBORO...COOKEVILLE...LIVINGSTON...
JAMESTOWN...LOBELVILLE...CENTERVILLE...HOHENWALD...FRANKLIN...
BRENTWOOD...COLUMBIA...LEWISBURG...MURFREESBORO...WOODBURY...
SMITHVILLE...SPARTA...CROSSVILLE...SHELBYVILLE...TULLAHOMA...
MANCHESTER...MCMINNVILLE...ALTAMONT...SPENCER...WAYNESBORO...
LAWRENCEBURG...PULASKI
313 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

...WINTRY TRAVEL CONDITIONS POSSIBLE SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY
MORNING FOR MID TENNESSEE...

A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE MID STATE SUNDAY AND MONDAY.
RAINY AND MILD WEATHER ON SUNDAY WILL TURN MUCH COLDER SUNDAY
NIGHT INTO MONDAY...AND SOME LIGHT SNOW MAY DEVELOP. AT THIS
TIME...POSSIBLE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS COULD RANGE FROM A DUSTING
OVER SOUTHWEST MIDDLE TENNESSEE...TO 1 INCH FOR THE HIGHER
ELEVATIONS OF THE UPPER CUMBERLAND. AREAS IN BETWEEN... INCLUDING
NASHVILLE...MAY HAVE A DUSTING TO ONE HALF INCH. THESE AMOUNTS ARE
EARLY ESTIMATES...AND WILL LIKELY BE ADJUSTED WITH UPDATED
FORECASTS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO DROP BELOW THE FREEZING MARK ACROSS
ALL OF THE MID STATE LATE SUNDAY NIGHT. SO...ANY SNOW THAT
FALLS...OR LEFTOVER MOISTURE FROM THE RAIN ON SUNDAY...COULD CAUSE
SLICK TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

PEOPLE WITH TRAVEL PLANS FOR LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...AND THOSE
PLANNING FOR THE MONDAY MORNING COMMUTE...WILL WANT TO MONITOR
UPDATED FORECASTS THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

$$

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
236 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

TXZ021-022-027-028-310600-
PARMER-CASTRO-BAILEY-LAMB-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FRIONA...BOVINA...FARWELL...DIMMITT...
HART...MULESHOE...LITTLEFIELD...OLTON
236 PM CST FRI JAN 30 2015

A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL SPREAD PRECIPITATION ACROSS THE EXTREME
SOUTHWESTERN PANHANDLE THIS EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY. THE
PRECIPITATION WILL LIKELY BE A MIXTURE OF RAIN AND SNOW. SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO TWO INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE...GENERALLY
ALONG AND WEST OF A MULESHOE TO SUMMERFIELD LINE. HOWEVER...AFTER
THE RECENT WARMTH AND WITH TEMPERATURES STRUGGLING TO GET MUCH
BELOW THE FREEZING MARK...ACCUMULATION WILL BE MOST PREVALENT ON
GRASSY AREAS WHILE PAVED ROADWAYS WILL LIKELY REMAIN MOSTLY WET.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
240 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

NCZ003-019-VAZ032-043-302230-
SURRY-WILKES-PATRICK-HENRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DOBSON...WILKESBORO...STUART...
MARTINSVILLE
240 PM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

...STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS INTO LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

PERIODIC SURGES IN NORTHWEST WINDS MAY RESULT IN GUSTS TO OVER 50
MPH AT TIMES ESPECIALLY ALONG THE EASTERN SLOPES OF THE BLUE
RIDGE AND IN SPOTS ACROSS THE FOOTHILLS THROUGH 5 PM. THESE WINDS
MAY BE ENOUGH TO TOPPLE TREES AND CAUSE ISOLATED POWER OUTAGES. IN
ADDITION...HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES MAY HAVE DIFFICULTY IN DRIVING
ESPECIALLY WHERE CROSSWINDS OCCUR. THE WINDS SHOULD START TO
DIMINISH AFTER SUNSET.

$$

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