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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
258 PM AKDT FRI OCT 31 2014

AKZ213-020000-
ST LAWRENCE ISLAND AND BERING STRAIT COAST-
INCLUDING...GAMBELL...SAVOONGA...BREVIG MISSION...TELLER...
WALES...DIOMEDE
258 PM AKDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...MODERATE SURF EXPECTED INTO SATURDAY FOR THE NORTH SHORE OF
SAINT LAWRENCE ISLAND...

NORTHEAST WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WILL HAVE GUSTS TO 50 MPH TONIGHT
AND SATURDAY WITH THE HIGHER SPEEDS DIMINISHING LATE SATURDAY.
MODERATE SURF IS EXPECTS ON THE NORTH SHORE THROUGH SATURDAY UNTIL
THE WINDS DIMINISH LATE IN THE DAY.

THIS PERIOD OF STRONG WINDS IS NOT EXPECTED TO LAST BEYOND
SATURDAY THUS WAVE HEIGHTS SHOULD NOT BE TOO HIGH.

$$
JL OCT 14

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
646 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

NCZ068-SCZ008-312315-
CLEVELAND NC-CHEROKEE SC-
646 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN CLEVELAND
AND NORTHEASTERN CHEROKEE COUNTIES UNTIL 715 PM EDT...

AT 644 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM
NEAR EARL...OR 5 MILES SOUTHWEST OF SHELBY...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

HAIL UP TO DIME SIZED WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
SHELBY...GAFFNEY...KINGS MOUNTAIN...BOILING SPRINGS...BLACKSBURG...
GROVER...PATTERSON SPRINGS...MOORESBORO...EARL AND LATTIMORE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. IF
OUTDOORS...TRY TO GET INDOORS OR INTO A HARD TOPPED VEHICLE.
OTHERWISE...STAY AWAY FROM OPEN AREAS AND ISOLATED HIGH OBJECTS SUCH
AS TREES.

&&

LAT...LON 3534 8136 3531 8137 3530 8136 3528 8136
      3528 8135 3520 8133 3516 8135 3517 8137
      3514 8140 3506 8141 3505 8141 3511 8176
      3530 8172 3536 8140
TIME...MOT...LOC 2244Z 271DEG 21KT 3522 8159

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
616 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

SCZ042-047-312345-
HAMPTON-INLAND JASPER-
616 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...SHOWERS WITH SMALL HAIL WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF HAMPTON AND
JASPER COUNTIES THROUGH 745 PM EDT...

AT 613 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
HEAVY SHOWER...NEAR SHIRLEY...MOVING EAST AT 20 MPH.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL BE AFFECTED INCLUDE...
SHIRLEY...ESTILL...BRIGHTON...SCOTIA...GARNETT...COSBY...
ROBERTVILLE...DE LOACH...

PREPARE NOW FOR THE FOLLOWING HAZARDS...
PEA TO DIME SIZE HAIL...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON TOLL FREE AT
1-888-383-2024 IF YOU OBSERVE SEVERE WEATHER SUCH AS HAIL. REPORTS
CAN ALSO BE SENT BY EMAIL TO CHS.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV OR THROUGH TWITTER
USING #WXREPORT.

&&

LAT...LON 3277 8135 3279 8133 3278 8087 3273 8085
      3271 8083 3266 8087 3259 8083 3249 8085
      3245 8089 3260 8139
TIME...MOT...LOC 2215Z 290DEG 18KT 3266 8131

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
348 PM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-011000-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RANGELY...DINOSAUR...CRAIG...HAYDEN...
MEEKER...RIO BLANCO...COLUMBINE...TOPONAS...
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS AND VICINITY...GRAND JUNCTION...FRUITA...
PALISADE...RIFLE...SILT...PARACHUTE...MESA...GLENWOOD SPRINGS...
EAGLE...CARBONDALE...SKYWAY...ASPEN...VAIL...SNOWMASS...
CEDAREDGE...DELTA...HOTCHKISS...MONTROSE...CRESTED BUTTE...
TAYLOR PARK...MARBLE...BUFORD...TRAPPERS LAKE...GUNNISON...
CIMARRON...RIDGWAY...GLADE PARK...OURAY...TELLURIDE...LAKE CITY...
SILVERTON...RICO...HESPERUS...GATEWAY...NUCLA...CORTEZ...
DOVE CREEK...MANCOS...DURANGO...BAYFIELD...IGNACIO...
PAGOSA SPRINGS AND VICINITY...BLANDING...BLUFF...MEXICAN HAT...
MANILA...DUTCH JOHN...VERNAL...JENSEN...BALLARD...FORT DUCHESNE...
RANDLETT...MOAB...CASTLE VALLEY...THOMPSON SPRINGS...
MONTICELLO AND VICINITY
348 PM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...CHANGING WEATHER THIS WEEKEND WILL BRING WIND AND MOUNTAIN SNOW...

A COLD PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INLAND TONIGHT AND ACROSS THE
GREAT BASIN THIS WEEKEND...SPLITTING INTO TWO PARTS AS IT DOES SO.
THIS WILL LEAD TO A VARIETY OF WEATHER THIS WEEKEND...INCLUDING
WIND...VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW AT VARIOUS TIMES THROUGH SUNDAY
NIGHT.

EXPECT WINDY BUT STILL MILD CONDITIONS ON SATURDAY AS THE MAIN PART
OF THIS STORM SYSTEM REMAINS TO THE WEST. GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH ARE
ANTICIPATED...ESPECIALLY IN THE VALLEYS OF SOUTHEASTERN UTAH AND
NORTHWESTERN COLORADO AND EXPOSED MOUNTAIN AREAS. SCATTERED SHOWERS
AND AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM OR TWO ARE ALSO EXPECTED.

COLDER AIR ARRIVES LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY WITH AN INCREASING
CHANCE OF RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW. THE BEST SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE
CURRENTLY EXPECTED OVER THE MOUNTAINS SUNDAY NIGHT AS THE SOUTHERN
PART OF THE STORM APPROACHES. SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER TO BETWEEN 7000
AND 8000 FEET WITH THE ARRIVAL OF THE COLD AIR. ABOVE 9000 FEET...3
TO 6 INCHES OF NEW SNOW WILL POSSIBLE...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
MEASURED IN A FEW LOCATIONS BY MONDAY MORNING.

ON MONDAY...COLDER AND UNSETTLED CONDITIONS KEEP A CHANCE OF RAIN OR
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE FORECAST DURING THE DAY...WITH IMPROVING
CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH THE EVENING.

THIS IS A COMPLICATED STORM WITH UNCERTAINTY IN BOTH TIMING AND
PRECIPITATION TYPE...BOTH OF WHICH WILL AFFECT WHERE THE GREATEST
SNOW WILL OCCUR. IF TRAVELING...RECREATING OR HUNTING IN THE
MOUNTAINS THIS WEEKEND...BE SURE TO CHECK THE LATEST FORECASTS.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
515 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

MIZ047>049-053>055-060>063-068>070-010015-
MIDLAND-BAY-HURON-SAGINAW-TUSCOLA-SANILAC-SHIAWASSEE-GENESEE-
LAPEER-ST. CLAIR-LIVINGSTON-OAKLAND-MACOMB-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MIDLAND...BAY CITY...BAD AXE...
SAGINAW...CARO...SANDUSKY...OWOSSO...FLINT...LAPEER...
PORT HURON...HOWELL...PONTIAC...WARREN
515 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT...

...COLD CONDITIONS WITH MIXED RAIN AND SNOW THROUGH THE EVENING...

WEATHER...

 * NORTH WINDS AROUND 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH AT TIMES THROUGH
   THE EVENING.

 * AIR TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE BETWEEN 33 AND 38 DEGREES AT 5 PM.
   MOST LOCATIONS WILL FALL TO NEAR THE FREEZING MARK BY 9 PM

 * WIND CHILL IN THE MID 20S DURING LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

 * MIXED RAIN AND SNOW THROUGH THE EVENING. NO ACCUMULATION.

IMPACTS...

STRONG WIND WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT FOR MOTORISTS...ESPECIALLY
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES ON EAST AND WEST ROADS.

MIXED RAIN AND SNOW...ALONG WITH COLD TEMPERATURE AND HIGH WIND...
WILL MAKE CONDITIONS HARSH FOR THOSE ENGAGED IN HALLOWEEN AND
OTHER OUTDOOR ACTIVITY THROUGH THE EVENING.

&&

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED.
   VISIT WEATHER.GOV/DETROIT

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
515 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

MIZ075-076-082-083-010015-
WASHTENAW-WAYNE-LENAWEE-MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANN ARBOR...DETROIT...ADRIAN...MONROE
515 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...COLD CONDITIONS WITH MIXED RAIN AND SNOW THROUGH THE EVENING...

WEATHER...

 * NORTH WINDS NEAR 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH AT TIMES THROUGH
   THE EVENING.

 * AIR TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE BETWEEN 38 AND 43 DEGREES AT 5 PM.
   MOST LOCATIONS WILL FALL TO THE MID 30S BY 9 PM

 * WIND CHILL IN THE UPPER 20S DURING LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

 * MIXED RAIN AND SNOW THROUGH THE EVENING. NO ACCUMULATION.

IMPACTS...

MIXED RAIN AND SNOW...ALONG WITH COLD TEMPERATURE AND HIGH WIND...
WILL MAKE CONDITIONS HARSH FOR THOSE ENGAGED IN HALLOWEEN AND
OTHER OUTDOOR ACTIVITY THROUGH THE EVENING.

&&

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * PREPARE...PLAN...AND STAY INFORMED.
   VISIT WEATHER.GOV/DETROIT

$$

BT

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS LA
402 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

MSZ068>071-077-080>082-011100-
WILKINSON-AMITE-PIKE-WALTHALL-PEARL RIVER-HANCOCK-HARRISON-
JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CENTREVILLE...WOODVILLE...GLOSTER...
LIBERTY...CROSBY...MCCOMB...TYLERTOWN...PICAYUNE...
BAY ST. LOUIS...WAVELAND...DIAMONDHEAD...GULFPORT...BILOXI...
PASCAGOULA...OCEAN SPRINGS...MOSS POINT...GAUTIER...ST. MARTIN
402 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...HIGH FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS EXPECTED ON SATURDAY ACROSS
PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI...

ACCORDING TO AREA FORESTRY COMMISSIONS AND THE US FOREST SERVICE,
RECENT DRY CONDITIONS HAVE MADE OUTDOOR BURNING INCREASINGLY
HAZARDOUS. CONDITIONS ARE SUCH THAT A SPARK FROM EQUIPMENT, THE HEAT
FROM A CATALYTIC CONVERTER, OR ANY HEAT SOURCE COULD START A GRASS
OR BRUSH FIRE. THE COMBINATION OF DRY FINE FUELS, SUCH AS GRASS, AND
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY HAVE RESULTED IN CONTINUED FIRE DANGER ACROSS
THE REGION.

MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE NEAR 25 PERCENT SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...AND COMBINED WITH 15 TO 20 MPH WINDS...WILL CREATE HIGH
FIRE DANGER GIVEN THE DRY CONDITIONS.

FIRES PLACE AREA FORESTRY COMMISSIONS, FIRE DEPARTMENTS, AND OTHER
FIRE CONTROL AGENCIES IN LIFE THREATENING SITUATIONS, AND CAN
ENDANGER COMMUNITIES. PLEASE USE CAUTION AND HELP PREVENT FOREST AND
GRASS FIRES.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON NC
401 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

NCZ087-096-099-105>110-SCZ017-023-024-032-033-039-053>056-010400-
ROBESON-BLADEN-COLUMBUS-INLAND PENDER-COASTAL PENDER-
INLAND NEW HANOVER-COASTAL NEW HANOVER-INLAND BRUNSWICK-
COASTAL BRUNSWICK-MARLBORO-DARLINGTON-DILLON-FLORENCE-MARION-
WILLIAMSBURG-INLAND HORRY-COASTAL HORRY-INLAND GEORGETOWN-
COASTAL GEORGETOWN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUMBERTON...ELIZABETHTOWN...
WHITEVILLE...BURGAW...SURF CITY...TOPSAIL BEACH...WILMINGTON...
CAROLINA BEACH...WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH...LELAND...BOLIVIA...
SHALLOTTE...OCEAN ISLE BEACH...HOLDEN BEACH...OAK ISLAND...
SOUTHPORT...BENNETTSVILLE...DARLINGTON...DILLON...FLORENCE...
MARION...KINGSTREE...CONWAY...MYRTLE BEACH...NORTH MYRTLE BEACH...
GARDEN CITY...ANDREWS...GEORGETOWN...MURRELLS INLET
401 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...STRONG WINDS LATER SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT AND CHILLY...

AS LOW PRESSURE STRENGTHENS OFF THE NORTH CAROLINA COAST...WINDS
WILL BECOME STRONG. NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO INCREASE TO 25
TO 30 MPH SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS 35
TO 40 MPH. WIND GUSTS MAY BRIEFLY REACH 45 MPH ALONG COASTAL NORTH
CAROLINA. WIND SPEEDS ARE EXPECTED TO DECREASE OVERNIGHT SATURDAY.

THESE WINDS MAY BRING DOWN SOME SMALLER TREE LIMBS WHICH MAY
RESULT IN BRIEF POWER DISRUPTIONS. LIGHT WEIGHT OR LOOSE OBJECTS
OUTSIDE MAY BE BLOWN OVER AND DAMAGED.

$$
RJD

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
250 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

TNZ005>011-023>034-056>066-075-077>080-093>095-010500-
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
250 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...WINTER-LIKE CONDITIONS TO AFFECT THE MID STATE THIS WEEKEND...

A POWERFUL COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS MIDDLE TENNESSEE THIS
AFTERNOON AND USHER IN WINTER-LIKE CONDITIONS TO THE MID STATE FOR
THE UPCOMING WEEKEND. FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED BOTH
TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT...AND SOME LIGHT SNOW IS EVEN POSSIBLE
TONIGHT ACROSS THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL CUMBERLAND PLATEAU.

FOR THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS ARE
EXPECTED. THEN...AS THE COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE
REGION...TEMPERATURES ARE GOING TO FALL. IN FACT...OUTDOOR
FESTIVITIES THIS EVENING WILL INCLUDE CHILLY TEMPERATURES FALLING
THROUGH THE 40S AREA WIDE...EXCEPT INTO THE 30S ACROSS NORTHERN
AREAS AND THE PLATEAU BY MID EVENING. GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO
25 MPH WILL ADD TO THE CHILL.

BY MID TO LATE EVENING...TEMPERATURES DROPPING INTO THE 30S WILL
ALLOW FOR THE LIGHT RAIN TO MIX WITH AND CHANGEOVER TO SOME LIGHT
SNOW ON THE NORTHERN CUMBERLAND PLATEAU. AREAS FROM MONTEREY TO
JAMESTOWN COULD EVEN SEE A DUSTING OF SNOW. MUCH HEAVIER SNOW IS
EXPECTED ACROSS EAST TENNESSEE ON FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...SO IF
TRAVELING IN THAT DIRECTION THIS WEEKEND PREPARE FOR SNOWY
CONDITIONS.

BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF THE MID
STATE BY SUNRISE SATURDAY...WITH LOWS FALLING INTO THE UPPER 20S TO
LOWER 30S. HIGHS WILL ONLY RISE INTO THE 40S TO AROUND 50 SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...BEFORE TEMPERATURES FALL INTO THE 25 TO 30 DEGREE RANGE
THROUGHOUT THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT.

A FREEZE WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE MID STATE AREA BOTH
LATE TONIGHT AND AGAIN ON SATURDAY NIGHT. FREEZING TEMPERATURES LOOK
IMMINENT. THEREFORE...PLAN AHEAD NOW TO PROTECT ANY SENSITIVE
OUTDOOR PLANTS AND ANIMALS FROM THE UPCOMING COLD.

$$

21

FIRE DANGER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
250 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

LAZ024-026-MSZ054>066-072>074-012000-
CATAHOULA-CONCORDIA-COPIAH-SIMPSON-SMITH-JASPER-CLARKE-JEFFERSON-
ADAMS-FRANKLIN MS-LINCOLN-LAWRENCE-JEFFERSON DAVIS-COVINGTON-
JONES-MARION-LAMAR-FORREST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JONESVILLE...HARRISONBURG...VIDALIA...
FERRIDAY...WEST FERRIDAY...CRYSTAL SPRINGS...HAZLEHURST...
WESSON...MAGEE...MENDENHALL...TAYLORSVILLE...RALEIGH...
BAY SPRINGS...HEIDELBERG...QUITMAN...STONEWALL...SHUBUTA...
FAYETTE...NATCHEZ...BUDE...ROXIE...MEADVILLE...BROOKHAVEN...
MONTICELLO...NEW HEBRON...PRENTISS...BASSFIELD...COLLINS...
MOUNT OLIVE...LAUREL...COLUMBIA...WEST HATTIESBURG...LUMBERTON...
PURVIS...HATTIESBURG
250 PM CDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...HIGH FIRE DANGER CONDITIONS EXPECTED ON SATURDAY ACROSS PORTIONS
OF SOUTH MISSISSIPPI AND CENTRAL LOUISIANA...

ACCORDING TO AREA FORESTRY COMMISSIONS AND THE US FOREST SERVICE,
RECENT DRY CONDITIONS HAVE MADE OUTDOOR BURNING INCREASINGLY
HAZARDOUS. CONDITIONS ARE SUCH THAT A SPARK FROM EQUIPMENT, THE HEAT
FROM A CATALYTIC CONVERTER, OR ANY HEAT SOURCE COULD START A GRASS
OR BRUSH FIRE. THE COMBINATION OF DRY FINE FUELS, SUCH AS GRASS, AND
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY HAVE RESULTED IN CONTINUED FIRE DANGER ACROSS
THE REGION.

MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL RANGE FROM 20 TO 25 PERCENT
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...CREATING HIGH FIRE DANGER GIVEN THE DRY
CONDITIONS.

FIRES PLACE AREA FORESTRY COMMISSIONS, FIRE DEPARTMENTS, AND OTHER
FIRE CONTROL AGENCIES IN LIFE THREATENING SITUATIONS, AND CAN
ENDANGER COMMUNITIES. PLEASE USE CAUTION AND HELP PREVENT FOREST AND
GRASS FIRES.

$$

DL

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
341 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

GAZ001>004-011-012-019>025-027-030>035-041-045-011200-
DADE-WALKER-CATOOSA-WHITFIELD-CHATTOOGA-GORDON-FLOYD-BARTOW-
CHEROKEE-FORSYTH-HALL-BANKS-JACKSON-MADISON-POLK-PAULDING-COBB-
NORTH FULTON-GWINNETT-BARROW-HARALSON-DEKALB-
341 PM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...RAIN AND SNOW MIX EXPECTED ACROSS PARTS OF NORTH GEORGIA EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING...

THE COMBINATION OF COLD AIR SPREADING DOWN FROM THE NORTH AND
MOISTURE ASSOCIATED WITH AN UPPER LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM PUSHING
ACROSS THE TENNESSEE VALLEY... WILL BRING A CHANCE FOR A MIX OF
RAIN AND SNOW ACROSS PARTS OF NORTH GEORGIA LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY
ON SATURDAY.

LIGHT RAIN COULD CHANGE OVER TO A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW BETWEEN
MIDNIGHT AND 4 AM SATURDAY MORNING... AND THIS MIX COULD PERSIST
THROUGH MID TO LATE SATURDAY MORNING. A COMPLETE CHANGE OVER TO
BRIEF PERIODS OF MAINLY FLURRIES IS POSSIBLE... HOWEVER... LITTLE
TO NO ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR AREAS OUTSIDE OF THE WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY AREA THAT HAS BEEN POSTED FOR PARTS OF NORTH
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST GEORGIA. PLEASE SEE THE LATEST WSWFFC FOR
FURTHER DETAILS ON THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY AREA.


$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
1130 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083-084-104-106>108-111-114-
119-010200-
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ROCKCASTLE-
JACKSON-PULASKI-LAUREL-WAYNE-MCCREARY-ELLIOTT-MORGAN-JOHNSON-WOLFE-
LEE-OWSLEY-MARTIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...MOUNT STERLING...
OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...IRVINE...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...
MOUNT VERNON...MCKEE...SOMERSET...LONDON...MONTICELLO...
WHITLEY CITY...SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...CAMPTON...
BEATTYVILLE...BOONEVILLE...INEZ
1130 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

A DEVELOPING AREA OF LOW PRESSURE WILL SEND A STRONG COLD FRONT SOUTH
ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY LATE TODAY INTO TONIGHT. THIS LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL PRODUCE PERIODS OF
PRECIPITATION FROM TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY. TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED
TO DROP SHARPLY THIS EVENING INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. THESE FALLING
TEMPERATURES WILL ALLOW RAIN TO MIX WITH AND GRADUALLY CHANGE TO
SNOW...STARTING IN THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS ALONG THE VIRGINIA BORDER
EARLY THIS EVENING...AND EVENTUALLY TRANSITIONING TO THE LOWER
ELEVATION AREAS THROUGHOUT EAST KENTUCKY. THE SNOW WILL GRADUALLY
WIND DOWN EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON...POSSIBLY ENDING AS A TOUCH OF
DRIZZLE OR LIGHT RAIN.

MOST OF THE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL RESIDE ON GRASSY AND ELEVATED
SURFACES DUE TO WARM GROUND TEMPERATURES. ACCUMULATIONS OF A DUSTING
TO ONE INCH ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE BLUEGRASS REGION AND PORTIONS OF
NORTHEAST KENTUCKY...BUT DUE TO THE WARM GROUND TEMPERATURES...
EXPECT MOST OF THIS SNOW TO MELT FAIRLY QUICKLY.

IN ADDITION...SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY AND
SUNDAY NIGHT. A FREEZE MAY OCCUR IN THE I-75 CORRIDOR SATURDAY
NIGHT...WITH A HARD FREEZE AND WIDESPREAD FROST EXPECTED AREA-WIDE
SUNDAY NIGHT. THOSE WITH SENSITIVE PLANTS WILL NEED TO TAKE ACTION TO
PROTECT THEM THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

$$
JMW

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
450 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

CAZ034>041-044>046-051>054-059-087-088-547-548-010100-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY CENTRAL COAST-SANTA YNEZ VALLEY-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-CUYAMA VALLEY-
SANTA BARBARA COUNTY SOUTH COAST-VENTURA COUNTY COAST-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY COAST INCLUDING DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES-
VENTURA COUNTY INTERIOR VALLEYS-VENTURA COUNTY COASTAL VALLEYS-
SANTA MONICA MOUNTAINS RECREATIONAL AREA-
SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY MOUNTAINS-SANTA BARBARA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
VENTURA COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY MOUNTAINS EXCLUDING THE SANTA MONICA RANGE-
ANTELOPE VALLEY-CATALINA ISLAND-SANTA CLARITA VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN FERNANDO VALLEY-
LOS ANGELES COUNTY SAN GABRIEL VALLEY-
450 AM PDT FRI OCT 31 2014

...PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM TO AFFECT SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY...

A COLD UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE AND SURFACE COLD FRONT
WILL BRING PERIODS OF RAIN...MOUNTAIN SNOW...POSSIBLE
THUNDERSTORMS...AND GUSTY WINDS TO SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY.

A FAST MOVING COLD FRONT WILL SPREAD RAIN ALONG THE CENTRAL COAST
THIS AFTERNOON...THEN SPREAD INTO VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES
THIS EVENING. SHOWERS WILL PERSIST INTO SATURDAY MORNING ACROSS THE
REGION...WITH A CHANCE OF RESIDUAL SHOWERS MAINLY ON NORTH FACING
MOUNTAIN SLOPES FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING. MOST AREAS ARE EXPECTED TO SEE 3 TO 4 HOURS OF STEADY RAIN
WITH THE INITIAL FRONT...THEN TURN SHOWERY AS THE FRONT MOVES EAST.
THERE WILL ALSO BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS OVER SAN LUIS
OBISPO AND SANTA BARBARA COUNTIES TONIGHT AS COLDER AIR MOVES IN
ALOFT. ANY THUNDERSTORMS WOULD HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO BRING BRIEF
HEAVY RAIN AND SMALL HAIL.

RAINFALL AMOUNTS FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY ARE GENERALLY
EXPECTED TO RANGE BETWEEN THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH TO ONE AND ONE
HALF INCHES ALONG THE CENTRAL COAST...WITH HIGHER AMOUNTS ACROSS
NORTHWESTERN SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY. OTHERWISE RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF
ONE QUARTER TO THREE QUARTERS OF AN INCH CAN BE EXPECTED FOR MOST
AREAS...WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS UP TO ONE INCH IN THE SAN GABRIEL
MOUNTAINS.

SNOW LEVELS WILL START OUT ABOVE 7500 FEET THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON
THEN FALL TO 6000 TO 6500 FEET BY SATURDAY MORNING. MOST OF THE
STEADY PRECIPITATION SHOULD BE OVER BEFORE THE SNOW LEVELS LOWER
SIGNIFICANTLY. EVEN SO...1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL BE
POSSIBLE FOR THE SAN GABRIEL MOUNTAINS AROUND 7000 FEET AND
ABOVE...WITH AN INCH OR LESS BETWEEN 6000 AND 7000 FEET. WITH THE
EXPECTED SNOWFALL COMBINED WITH GUSTY WINDS...DRIVING CONDITIONS IN
THE MOUNTAINS COULD BE DIFFICULT TONIGHT.

SOUTHWEST WINDS GUSTING TO AROUND 40 MPH ARE ALSO EXPECTED OVER
THE MOUNTAINS OF VENTURA AND LOS ANGELES COUNTIES AND IN THE
ANTELOPE VALLEY THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT IN ADVANCE OF THE FRONT.
WINDS WILL TURN NORTHWEST OVER THE AREA BY SATURDAY MORNING WITH
GUSTS AROUND 40 MPH POSSIBLE IN THE MOUNTAINS AND ANTELOPE VALLEY.

RESIDENTS NEAR THE COLBY BURN AREA SHOULD MONITOR THE LATEST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECASTS AND STATEMENTS AS THE POTENTIAL
FOR LOCALLY HEAVY DOWNPOURS TONIGHT COULD BRING THE THREAT OF MINOR
MUD AND DEBRIS FLOWS.

SINCE THIS WILL BE THE FIRST WIDESPREAD RAIN EVENT IN QUITE SOME
TIME...ROADS WILL BE EXTRA SLICK DUE TO MONTHS OF OIL BUILDUP ON
PAVED SURFACES. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO USE EXTRA CAUTION IN THE
RAIN. IN ADDITION...PEOPLE PLANNING TO TRAVEL INTO THE MOUNTAINS
SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR WINTER WEATHER DRIVING CONDITIONS OVER THE
HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

LISTEN TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO OR YOUR LOCAL MEDIA FOR THE LATEST
UPDATES ON THIS STORM SYSTEM.

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RAT/ASR

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