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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
541 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

TNZ008>011-027>034-064>066-051145-
SUMNER-MACON-CLAY-PICKETT-DAVIDSON-WILSON-TROUSDALE-SMITH-JACKSON-
PUTNAM-OVERTON-FENTRESS-DE KALB-WHITE-CUMBERLAND-
541 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON
CST THURSDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR MIDDLE TENNESSEE.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

AN ADDITIONAL 1/2 INCH TO 1 INCH OF MOSTLY RAIN CAN BE EXPECTED
TODAY, WITH PRECIPITATION CHANGING TO A WINTRY MIX THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING AS SUB-FREEZING AIR WORKS ITS WAY IN FROM THE
NORTHWEST. IN ADDITION TO FREEZING RAIN ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO A
TENTH OF AN INCH, ACCUMULATIONS OF SLEET AND SNOW WILL RANGE FROM
1 TO 2 INCHES NEAR THE ALABAMA BORDER, TO 2 TO 4 INCHES IN AREAS
FARTHER NORTH, INCLUDING THE NASHVILLE METRO AREA AND CUMBERLAND
PLATEAU, TO 3 TO 6 INCHES ALONG THE HIGHLAND RIM AND AREAS AROUND
CLARKSVILLE. THIS WILL OBVIOUSLY CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING
CONDITIONS ACROSS ALL OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE.

MORE INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT WEATHER.GOV OR
BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

LOOK FOR WINTRY PRECIPITATION TO TAPER OFF ON THURSDAY WITH SOME
ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION. TEMPERATURES ON THURSDAY WILL REMAIN
BELOW FREEZING, WITH LOWS THURSDAY NIGHT DROPPING INTO THE TEENS
AND SINGLE DIGITS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS AND LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS ARE ENCOURAGED
TO REPORT ANY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
IN NASHVILLE.

$$



Flood Watch

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
516 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH 6 PM WEDNESDAY FOR AREAS
ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 40...

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING 1 TO
2 INCHES OF RAIN TO THE REGION...WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS NORTH
AND WEST OF NASHVILLE. SOILS OVER MUCH OF THE MID STATE REMAIN
SATURATED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF RECENT RAINS AND THE SLOW MELT
OF ICE AND SNOW FROM WINTER STORMS OVER THE PAST SEVERAL WEEKS.
THIS IS ESPECIALLY SIGNIFICANT OVER NORTHERN COUNTIES...WHERE
SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS WERE GREATEST. THUS...ANY HEAVY RAINS
THAT FALL...MAY LEAD TO PONDING IN ROADWAYS AND LOCALIZED
FLOODING CONCERNS.

TNZ005>011-023>034-064>066-050000-
/O.CON.KOHX.FA.A.0002.000000T0000Z-150305T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
STEWART-MONTGOMERY-ROBERTSON-SUMNER-MACON-CLAY-PICKETT-HOUSTON-
HUMPHREYS-DICKSON-CHEATHAM-DAVIDSON-WILSON-TROUSDALE-SMITH-
JACKSON-PUTNAM-OVERTON-FENTRESS-DE KALB-WHITE-CUMBERLAND-
516 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  COUNTIES...CHEATHAM...CLAY...CUMBERLAND...DAVIDSON...DE KALB...
   DICKSON...FENTRESS...HOUSTON...HUMPHREYS...JACKSON...MACON...
  MONTGOMERY...OVERTON...PICKETT...PUTNAM...ROBERTSON...SMITH...
  STEWART...SUMNER...TROUSDALE...WHITE AND WILSON.

* THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON

* RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES...COMBINED WITH A SATURATED
  GROUND FROM PREVIOUS WINTER STORMS...WILL INCREASE THE RISK FOR
  FLOODING ACROSS THE AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE ALERT FOR POSSIBLE
FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO FLOODING SHOULD BE
PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING DEVELOP.

&&

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19







Winter Storm Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
458 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...A WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR AREAS AROUND AND
NORTH OF INTERSTATE 40...

...A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR AREAS SOUTH OF
INTERSTATE 40...

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING PLENTY OF
RAIN TO THE MID STATE TODAY...WITH PRECIPITATION CHANGING TO A
MIX OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET OVER THE NORTHWEST DURING THE
AFTERNOON HOURS. DURING THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT...AS COLDER AIR
SPREADS SOUTHWARD...YOU CAN EXPECT THE RAIN TO CHANGE TO A MIX OF
FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET OVER THE REST OF MIDDLE TENNESSEE...AND
THEN TO A MIX OF SNOW AND SLEET OVER MOST AREAS BY LATE NIGHT. THE
MAIN EXCEPTION WILL BE OVER SOME SOUTHERN AREAS, WHERE
PRECIPITATION MAY NOT MIX WITH SNOW UNTIL EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.
AREAS NEAR AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM CROSSVILLE TO LAWRENCEBURG
WILL PROBABLY SEE WINTRY PRECIPITATION STAY MAINLY IN THE FORM OF
SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN TONIGHT. FOLKS IN THIS AREA...WHERE
POTENTIAL IS GREATEST FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF FREEZING
RAIN...SHOULD REMAIN ALERT TO ANY CHANGE IN THE FORECAST REGARDING
ICE ACCUMULATION.

SNOWFALL AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE BETWEEN 2 TO
5 INCHES...WITH MOST FREEZING RAIN CAUSING ICE ACCUMULATION
AROUND A TENTH OF AN INCH. AGAIN...ICE ACCUMULATION MAY BE GREATER
OVER SOME EXTREME SOUTHERN AREAS WHERE THE COLD AIR IS SLOWER TO
MOVE IN.

MAJOR TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED TO START DEVELOPING OVER THE
NORTHWEST AND HIGHLAND RIM BY MID TO LATE AFTERNOON TODAY...WITH
TRAVEL CONDITIONS DETERIORATING OVER OTHER AREAS TONIGHT...AS THE
WINTRY PRECIPITATION SPREADS FURTHER TO THE SOUTH AND EAST. IN
FACT...MAJOR TRAVEL IMPACTS WILL LIKELY LAST ALL THE WAY INTO
FRIDAY AFTERNOON SINCE TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW
THE FREEZING MARK THURSDAY AND MUCH OF FRIDAY. LOW TEMPERATURES
FRIDAY MORNING ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM THE SINGLE DIGITS INTO
THE TEENS.

TNZ008>011-027>034-064>066-041900-
/O.CON.KOHX.WS.W.0004.150305T0000Z-150305T1800Z/
SUMNER-MACON-CLAY-PICKETT-DAVIDSON-WILSON-TROUSDALE-SMITH-JACKSON-
PUTNAM-OVERTON-FENTRESS-DE KALB-WHITE-CUMBERLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALLATIN...LAFAYETTE...CELINA...
BYRDSTOWN...NASHVILLE...LEBANON...MOUNT JULIET...HARTSVILLE...
CARTHAGE...GAINESBORO...COOKEVILLE...LIVINGSTON...JAMESTOWN...
SMITHVILLE...SPARTA...CROSSVILLE
458 AM CST WED MAR 4 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO NOON CST THURSDAY...

* TIMING...FROM 6 PM CST WEDNESDAY THROUGH NOON CST THURSDAY.

* ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET ARE EXPECTED...
  WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS CLOSER TO THE KENTUCKY STATE LINE AND
  INTERSTATE 65... AND LOWEST AROUND INTERSTATE 40. FREEZING RAIN
  ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE AROUND A TENTH OF AN INCH.

* MAIN IMPACT...PRECIPITATION WILL MAINLY BE RAIN IN THE MORNING
  AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN MIX WITH FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET
  DURING THE MID TO LATE AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOULD DEVELOP DURING
  THE LATE AFTERNOON FOR AREAS CLOSER TO INTERSTATE 65 AND IN
  THE EVENING FOR THE CUMBERLAND PLATEAU. THIS MIXED
  PRECIPITATION WILL CREATE MAJOR TRAVEL IMPACTS FROM WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TEMPERATURES ARE LIKELY TO STAY BELOW FREEZING
  FROM WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH MID DAY FRIDAY. THIS WILL LIKELY
  KEEP MANY ROADWAYS SLICK AND HAZARDOUS FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD
  OF TIME.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...
SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE.  THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$




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