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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Jackson KY
736 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-151915-
Fleming-Montgomery-Bath-Rowan-Estill-Powell-Menifee-Rockcastle-
Jackson-Pulaski-Laurel-Wayne-McCreary-Whitley-Knox-Bell-Harlan-
Elliott-Morgan-Johnson-Wolfe-Magoffin-Floyd-Lee-Breathitt-Knott-
Owsley-Perry-Clay-Leslie-Letcher-Martin-Pike-
Including the cities of Flemingsburg, Camargo, Jeffersonville,
Mount Sterling, Owingsville, Morehead, Irvine, Ravenna,
Clay City, Stanton, Frenchburg, Brodhead, Mount Vernon, McKee,
Annville, Burnside, Somerset, London, Monticello, Stearns,
Whitley City, Corbin, Williamsburg, Barbourville, Middlesboro,
Pineville, Cumberland, Harlan, Sandy Hook, West Liberty,
Paintsville, Campton, Salyersville, Prestonsburg, Wheelwright,
Beattyville, Jackson, Hindman, Pippa Passes, Booneville, Hazard,
Manchester, Hyden, Jenkins, Whitesburg, Inez, Coal Run,
Elkhorn City, Pikeville, and South Williamson
736 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

...Light Snow Could Affect the Evening Commute in Some Areas...

Mainly rain or drizzle is expected across the area through early
afternoon as a low pressure system approaches the area. However,
as the system begins to depart later this afternoon and tonight,
colder air will move into the region leading to a chance from rain
to light snow. Light snow accumulations of less than an inch are
possible. The best chances for amounts around a half of an inch
to just under an inch will be north of Mountain Parkway and
locations above 2000 feet near the VA border. Accumulations should
mainly be confined to grassy and elevated surfaces as
temperatures should remain around or just above freezing during
the evening commute. However, a few slick or snow covered spots
will be possible, especially on ridges, bridges, and overpasses.

$$

JP

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
539 AM CST Thu Nov 15 2018

ARZ005>008-014>017-024-025-032>034-044>047-056-057-064-065-069-
151500-
Baxter-Fulton-Sharp-Randolph-Stone-Izard-Independence-Lawrence-
Cleburne-Jackson-Faulkner-White-Woodruff-Pulaski-Lonoke-Prairie-
Monroe-Jefferson-Arkansas-Lincoln-Desha-Drew-
Including the cities of Mountain Home, Norfork, Gassville,
Mammoth Spring, Viola, Salem, Cave City, Ash Flat, Hardy,
Pocahontas, Ravenden Springs, Maynard, Mountain View, Fox, Timbo,
Allison, Horseshoe Bend, Melbourne, Calico Rock, Oxford,
Batesville, Oil Trough, Pleasant Plains, Walnut Ridge, Hoxie,
Black Rock, Imboden, Heber Springs, Greers Ferry, Drasco,
Newport, Tuckerman, Swifton, Conway, Greenbrier, Vilonia,
Mayflower, Searcy, Beebe, El Paso, Rose Bud, Georgetown, Augusta,
McCrory, Cotton Plant, Little Rock, North Little Rock, Sherwood,
Maumelle, Jacksonville, Wrightsville, Cabot, Lonoke, England,
Humnoke, Des Arc, Devalls Bluff, Hazen, Ulm, Brinkley, Clarendon,
Holly Grove, Pine city, Roe, Pine Bluff, Humphrey, Redfield,
Altheimer, Stuttgart, De Witt, Gillett, Saint Charles, Star City,
Gould, Grady, Garrett Bridge, Dumas, Mcgehee, Rohwer,
Arkansas City, Monticello, Lacey, Collins, Montongo, and Wilmar
539 AM CST Thu Nov 15 2018

...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS REMAIN POSSIBLE THIS MORNING...

Snow will continue to taper off across the far northeast sections
of the area this morning...with little to no additional
accumulation expected. Dry conditions have persisted for much of
the overnight period further south and west.
However...temperatures remain below freezing across all of the
area this morning. Some areas will still see some hazardous
driving conditions as a result of light snow and black ice from
when the snow melted on Wednesday afternoon/evening. The areas
most prone to seeing slick spots will be bridges and overpasses.
Motorists are urged to use caution when traveling...especially
for this morning`s commute. Allow extra time to reach your
destination. Temperatures are expected to climb above freezing
during the mid to late morning hours today.

Visit the Arkansas Department of Transportation`s website
Idrivearkansas.com for the latest road and traffic conditions.

$$

62

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Nashville TN
418 AM CST Thu Nov 15 2018

TNZ005>009-023>026-029-056>058-093-151500-
Stewart-Montgomery-Robertson-Sumner-Macon-Houston-Humphreys-
Dickson-Cheatham-Trousdale-Perry-Hickman-Lewis-Wayne-
Including the cities of Dover, Clarksville, Springfield,
Hendersonville, Gallatin, Goodlettsville, Lafayette, Erin,
Waverly, New Johnsonville, McEwen, Dickson, Ashland City,
Kingston Springs, Hartsville, Linden, Lobelville, Centerville,
Hohenwald, Clifton, and Waynesboro
418 AM CST Thu Nov 15 2018

...Brief Wintry Mix Still Possible Today...Especially Across the
Northwest...

As rain showers pull out this morning...they may briefly mix with
freezing rain, sleet and or snow...mainly north of I-40. Little
if any additional accumulation is expected. Roads may have small
impacts but largely on elevated surfaces and overpasses. Areas
across the northwest may have slick roads already from overnight
precipitation.

$$

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Louisville KY
415 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018

INZ076>079-083-084-089>092-KYZ023>043-045>049-053>057-061>067-070-
071-074-076>078-151700-
Orange-Washington-Scott-Jefferson-Dubois-Crawford-Perry-Harrison-
Floyd-Clark-Hancock-Breckinridge-Meade-Ohio-Grayson-Hardin-
Bullitt-Oldham-Trimble-Henry-Shelby-Franklin-Spencer-Anderson-
Woodford-Fayette-Bourbon-Nicholas-Nelson-Mercer-Jessamine-Larue-
Marion-Boyle-Garrard-Madison-Butler-Edmonson-Hart-Green-Taylor-
Casey-Lincoln-Logan-Warren-Barren-Metcalfe-Adair-Russell-
Including the cities of Paoli, Salem, Scottsburg, Madison,
Jasper, English, Tell City, Corydon, New Albany, Jeffersonville,
Lewisport, Hawesville, Hardinsburg, Brandenburg, Hartford,
Leitchfield, Elizabethtown, Shepherdsville, Louisville,
La Grange, Bedford, Milton, New Castle, Shelbyville, Frankfort,
Georgetown, Cynthiana, Taylorsville, Lawrenceburg, Versailles,
Lexington, Paris, Carlisle, Bardstown, Springfield, Harrodsburg,
Nicholasville, Winchester, Hodgenville, Lebanon, Danville,
Lancaster, Richmond, Morgantown, Brownsville, Horse Cave,
Greensburg, Campbellsville, Liberty, Stanford, Russellville,
Bowling Green, Glasgow, Edmonton, Columbia, and Jamestown
415 AM EST Thu Nov 15 2018 /315 AM CST Thu Nov 15 2018/

...ANOTHER ROUND OF WINTRY PRECIPITATION THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...

Lingering freezing rain and drizzle will slowly taper off this
morning, along with temperatures rising just above freezing. Watch
for lingering slick spots on roadways, especially on bridges and
overpasses for the morning commute. In addition, downed trees and
powerlines will continue to be a concern this morning.

After a brief lull in wintry precipitation later this morning
through midday, another round of light snow and lingering freezing
drizzle is expected through the afternoon and early evening. Snow
accumulations are expected to be a dusting to a half an inch,
mainly on grassy and elevated surfaces as temperatures should
remain just above freezing. The best chances for amounts around a
half an inch would be in the Bluegrass region of central Kentucky.
In addition, the evening commute may see a few slick spots.
Little to no additional ice accumulation is expected from the
lingering freezing drizzle.

$$

BJS

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
146 AM MST Thu Nov 15 2018

WYZ106-110-117-160015-
Central Laramie Range and Southwest Platte County-
North Snowy Range Foothills-South Laramie Range Foothills-
Including the cities of Bordeaux, Arlington, Elk Mountain,
Whitaker, Federal, and Horse Creek
146 AM MST Thu Nov 15 2018

...STRONG WINDS LIKELY LATE TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY.

West southwest winds of 30 to 40 mph with occasional gusts to
near 50 mph will occur late tonight through early Friday ahead of
an approaching cold front. Strong winds could cause some travel
problems along Interstates 80 and 25.

If you are driving high profile vehicles, including light trailers
and campers, please use caution when traveling east or west bound
on Interstate 80 and north or south bound along Interstate 25.
Strong winds may result in a loss of vehicle control.

$$

ADL

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Brownsville TX
227 AM CST Thu Nov 15 2018

TXZ248>255-353-151400-
Zapata-Jim Hogg-Brooks-Inland Kenedy-Starr-Southern Hidalgo-
Inland Willacy-Inland Cameron-Northern Hidalgo-
Including the cities of Zapata, Hebbronville, Falfurrias, Sarita,
Rio Grande City, Roma, McAllen, Edinburg, Pharr, Mission,
Weslaco, Raymondville, Brownsville, Harlingen, and San Manuel
227 AM CST Thu Nov 15 2018

...Patchy frost forming across portions of Deep South Texas...

Clear skies and light winds have enhanced the radiational cooling
tonight enough to allow patchy frost to develop across the
region. Motorists are advised to allow time for windshields to
completely defrost before attempting to drive. Any frost will melt
soon after sunrise this morning.

$$

Hallman

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
1211 AM MST Thu Nov 15 2018

WYZ001>011-014>020-022-152300-
Yellowstone National Park-Absaroka Mountains-Cody Foothills-
North Big Horn Basin-Southwest Big Horn Basin-
Southeast Big Horn Basin-Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains-
Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
Northeast Johnson County-Southeast Johnson County-
Wind River Mountains West-Wind River Mountains East-
Upper Wind River Basin-Wind River Basin-Lander Foothills-
Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Natrona County Lower Elevations-Casper Mountain-
Including the cities of Lake, Mammoth, Old Faithful, Pahaska,
Cody, Meeteetse, Powell, Lovell, Greybull, Shell, Thermopolis,
Worland, Buffalo, Kaycee, Atlantic City, Dubois, Riverton,
Shoshoni, Lander, Jeffrey City, and Casper
1211 AM MST Thu Nov 15 2018

Snow will spread across the area Friday. Snow will start over
Yellowstone, the Absarokas and Bighorns midday Friday, with light
snow over northern portions of the Bighorn Basin by the
afternoon. A rain/snow mix is expected during the afternoon across
eastern portions of the Basin. This will change over to snow by
Friday evening, as snow becomes more widespread across the Wind
River Basin and Natrona County. 2 to 4 inches is expected for
most of this area, before gradually ending by midday Saturday. 4
to 6 inches is expected in the mountains, with 6 to 9 inches
possible in the Bighorns.

$$

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
1211 AM MST Thu Nov 15 2018

WYZ012-013-023>030-152300-
Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-Jackson Hole-Star Valley-
Salt River and Wyoming Ranges-Upper Green River Basin Foothills-
Upper Green River Basin-South Lincoln County-
Rock Springs and Green River-Flaming Gorge-East Sweetwater County-
Including the cities of Alta, Jackson, Afton, Alpine,
Star Valley Ranch, Thayne, Fossil Butte National Monument,
Pinedale, La Barge, Big Piney, Farson, Kemmerer, Cokeville,
Rock Springs, Green River, and Wamsutter
1211 AM MST Thu Nov 15 2018

A cold front will move through the area Friday night and bring
some snow to much of the area. Light snow will start over the
Jackson area Friday afternoon, spreading southward through the
overnight hours. Snow will gradually end from north to south
through the morning hours Saturday, with snow showers lingering
over the I-80 corridor during the afternoon. 1 to 2 inches is
expected for most of this area, with some areas receiving less
than 1 inch. 4 to 6 inches area expected in the Tetons and Gros
Ventres.

$$

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1119 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

NCZ021-151400-
FORSYTH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PFAFFTOWN, STANLEYVILLE,
AND WINSTON-SALEM
1119 PM EST Wed Nov 14 2018

...A mostly wet morning commute expected on Thursday...

Rain will become widespread overnight and early Thursday. The
rain may briefly mix with freezing rain, as temperatures fall
through the 30s, to near freezing between 5 AM and 9 AM. While any
such freezing rain may result in a patchy light glaze on elevated
surfaces such as trees, little to no impacts are expected. Roads
and even bridges are expected to be only wet. Nonetheless,
motorists should exercise extra caution early Thursday due to
heavy rain rates, and associated reduced visibility and risk of
flooding.

$$

26

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TIYAN GU
205 PM ChST Thu Nov 15 2018

PMZ161-171-172-160400-
KOROR PALAU-YAP-CHUUK-
205 PM ChST Thu Nov 15 2018

...TROPICAL DISTURBANCE WEST OF CHUUK MOVING GENERALLY WEST...

THE TROPICAL DISTURBANCE IS LOCATED WEST OF CHUUK NEAR 9N149E.

THIS IS ABOUT...

 55 MILES NORTHWEST OF ULUL
135 MILES NORTH OF PULUWAT
170 MILES NORTHEAST OF SATAWAL
305 MILES EAST FARAULEP
215 MILES WEST OF FANANU AND
225 MILES WEST-NORTHWEST OF CHUUK

THE DISTURBANCE IS EXPECTED TO MOVE SLOWLY WESTWARD FROM CHUUK STATE
INTO EASTERN YAP STATE TODAY. LATER...INCLEMENT WEATHER COULD ALSO
DEVELOP FOR NORTHERN PALAU AND THE KOROR AREA THIS WEEKEND.

THE MAJORITY OF THE MODEL GUIDANCE STILL SUGGESTS NO SIGNIFICANT
DEVELOPMENT ON THIS DISTURBANCE THROUGH SATURDAY BUT IT WILL BE
MONITORED CLOSELY.

SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS HEAVY SHOWERS ARE ALREADY MOVING INTO EASTERN
YAP STATE AND AFFECTING SATAWAL...WOLEAI AND FARAULEP. THE SCATTERED
SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE NEAR FANANU AND CHUUK LAGOON THROUGH TODAY.
SOME OF THESE HEAVY SHOWERS WILL PRODUCE WIND GUSTS OF 25 TO 30 MPH.

SEAS OF 6 TO 8 FEET CAN BUILD QUICKLY TO BETWEEN 8 AND 10 FEET
DURING GUSTY CONDITIONS. INTER-ISLAND TRAVEL BY SMALL BOAT ACROSS
WESTERN CHUUK AND EASTERN YAP STATES SHOULD BE POSTPONED UNTIL
CONDITIONS IMPROVE.

RESIDENTS OF WESTERN CHUUK AND YAP STATES AND PALAU SHOULD MONITOR
THIS DISTURBANCE AND HEED THE INSTRUCTIONS FROM THEIR LOCAL EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT AND WEATHER SERVICE OFFICES. THE LATEST WEATHER FORECASTS
AND ADVISORIES ARE AVAILABLE ON THE WFO GUAM WEBSITE AT
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/GUM/

$$

SIMPSON

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Memphis TN
828 PM CST Wed Nov 14 2018

ARZ009-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-MSZ001>017-
020>024-TNZ001>004-019>022-048>055-088>092-151500-
Clay-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 Piggott, Corning, 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, and Savannah
828 PM CST Wed Nov 14 2018

...Black ice is possible across the Midsouth through mid morning
Thursday...

The threat of wintry mix precipitation will continue to decrease
overnight, however puddles remaining on roadways may quickly
freeze this evening forming black ice. These conditions are more
likely on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses.
Drivers are urged to exercise caution tonight. Be prepared for
patches of ice on roads. Slow down and allow extra time when
traveling.

Temperatures should warm above freezing by 9 or 10 am.

$$

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
1239 PM CST Wed Nov 14 2018

TXZ229>234-240-246-247-151300-
La Salle-McMullen-Live Oak-Bee-Goliad-Victoria-Duval-
Inland Refugio-Inland Calhoun-
Including the cities of Cotulla, Calliham, Cross, Loma Alta,
Tilden, George West, Three Rivers, Beeville, Goliad, Victoria,
Freer, Benavides, San Diego, Refugio, McFaddin, Woodsboro,
and Kamay
1239 PM CST Wed Nov 14 2018

...BRIEF LIGHT FREEZE POSSIBLE EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...

Very light winds and mainly clear skies will allow for good
radiational cooling again tonight. This will allow for a few
locations to experience a light freeze before sunrise Thursday
morning. However, the freeze will not last as long and
temperatures are not expected to fall as low as they did Wednesday
morning.

The best chance for a light freeze will occur over the
Victoria Crossroads area as well as the Northern Brush Country.
Freezing temperatures will last only from only a few minutes to up
to about 2 hours, with not all locations expected to experience
this light freeze. Low-lying areas where cool air drainage can
occur will more likely experience this freeze in the
aforementioned areas.

Residents in the Victoria Crossroads area and portions of the
Brush Country should considering allowing one more day of
protecting your sensitive plants and pets. If you still have your
exposed pipes protected from the freeze Wednesday morning,
considering keeping them on for one more night.

After Thursday morning, freezing temperatures are not in the
forecast for the next several days.

$$

GW

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