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Weakley County Emergency Management
Saturday February 14th, 2015 :: 02:44 p.m. CST

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Winter Storm Watch in effect from Sunday evening through Monday afternoon

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE MID SOUTH FROM 6 PM CST SUNDAY THROUGH 6 PM CST MONDAY... .A STRONG ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL DROP THROUGH THE MID SOUTH THIS EVENING...BRINGING SIGNIFICANTLY COLDER TEMPERATURES TO THE REGION THAT WILL PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF NEXT WEEK. CONFIDENCE IS INCREASING WITH RESPECT TO A POTENTIAL SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM ACROSS THE REGION. PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHEAST ARKANSAS...THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL...INTO NORTHWEST TENNESSEE. FURTHER SOUTH ALONG THE INTERSTATE 40 CORRIDOR TO INCLUDE EAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHERN WEST TENNESSEE...PERIODS OF HEAVY SLEET AND SNOW ARE POSSIBLE. FURTHER SOUTH...THE POTENTIAL WILL EXIST FOR PERIODS OF HEAVY SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN. AREAS OF NORTH MISSISSIPPI MAY EXPERIENCE A PROLONGED PERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT ICING. ALTHOUGH CONFIDENCE HAS INCREASED...SOME ADDITIONAL CHANGES TO OVERALL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE. PLEASE KEEP INFORMED OF THE LATEST FORECAST AND POTENTIAL IMPACTS FROM THIS WINTER STORM. ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO 9 AM CST SUNDAY... ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

* SNOW/SLEET/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW...WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS UP TO 8 INCHES POSSIBLE.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...ZERO TO FIVE BELOW ZERO SUNDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...SUBZERO WIND CHILLS SUNDAY MORNING...POSSIBLE HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BECOME HAZARDOUS DUE TO ACCUMULATING SNOW.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BENTON ... CARROLL ... CROCKETT ... DYER ... GIBSON ... HENRY ... LAKE ... LAUDERDALE ... OBION ... WEAKLEY

Instructions:

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS. A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND GLOVES.

Address/Location
Weakley County Emergency Management
Old 22
Dresden, TN 38225

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 731-364-5454

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Winter Storm Watch

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