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Weakley County Emergency Management
Wednesday February 18th, 2015 :: 03:47 a.m. CST

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Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 7 PM this evening to 8 AM CST Thursday

...FAST MOVING STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO BRING SNOW TO PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST TENNESSEE THIS MORNING... .A DYNAMIC AND FAST MOVING UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS THE MID-SOUTH THIS MORNING. A BAND OF MODERATE SNOW THAT WILL MOVE QUICKLY ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA AND PRODUCE LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS. ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING... ...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM CST THURSDAY... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A WIND CHILL ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 8 AM CST THURSDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...BETWEEN 1 AND 2 INCHES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH 9 AM THIS MORNING WITH THE GREATEST ACCUMULATIONS NEAR THE TENNESSEE AND KENTUCKY BORDER

* WIND CHILL VALUES...WILL DROP BETWEEN ZERO AND -12 DEGREES

* WIND CHILL TIMING...LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL CONTINUE TO BE HAZARDOUS THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING AS SNOW FALLS ACROSS AREAS WHERE ROADWAYS ARE ALREADY ICY. PLEASE USE EXTREME CAUTION IF YOU MUST TRAVEL. IN ADDITION...THE DANGEROUS WIND CHILL VALUES COULD CAUSE FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA WITH EXPOSURE AS LITTLE AS IN 30 MINUTES.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BENTON ... CARROLL ... CHESTER ... CROCKETT ... DECATUR ... DYER ... GIBSON ... HARDIN ... HAYWOOD ... HENDERSON ... HENRY ... LAKE ... LAUDERDALE ... MADISON ... OBION ... TIPTON ... WEAKLEY

Instructions:

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING. 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:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Winter Weather Advisory

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