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Weakley County Emergency Management
Wednesday January 20th, 2016 :: 01:34 p.m. CST

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Winter Storm Watch in effect from late Thursday night through Friday afternoon

...POTENTIAL WINTER STORM TO IMPACT THE MIDSOUTH THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY... .AN INTENSIFYING STORM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI AND TENNESSEE RIVER VALLEYS TOMORROW NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY. RAIN AND SOME THUNDER AHEAD OF THE SYSTEM WILL CHANGE OVER TO A BRIEF PERIOD OF ICE PELLETS BEFORE CHANGING TO ALL SNOW. SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. IN ADDITION STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP CAUSING REDUCED VISIBILITIES AND THE POTENTIAL POWER OUTAGES. THE STORM WILL LIFT INTO THE MID ATLANTIC STATES FRIDAY AFTERNOON WITH PRECIPITATION QUICKLY ENDING FROM WEST TO EAST. ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* SNOW/SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...MINOR SLEET ACCUMULATIONS AND SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 OR MORE INCHES.

* TIMING...12AM CST FRIDAY MORNING TO 6PM CST FRIDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES AND DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE.

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

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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