Winter Storm Warnings and Advisories posted for Wednesday

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URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
409 PM CST TUE FEB 8 2011

…ANOTHER WINTER STORM TO BRING ACCUMULATING SNOW TO THE MID-SOUTH WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY EVENING…

.LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE TEXAS GULF COAST ON WEDNESDAY AND MOVE EASTWARD INTO CENTRAL FLORIDA BY THURSDAY MORNING. DEEP GULF MOISTURE WILL OVERSPREAD MUCH OF THE MID-SOUTH BY WEDNESDAY MORNING COMBINING WITH ARCTIC AIR THAT WILL BE IN PLACE.

AS A RESULT…SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP WEDNESDAY MORNING ACROSS WESTERN SECTIONS OF THE REGION AND SPREAD EASTWARD THROUGH THE DAY. HEAVIER SNOW SHOULD DEVELOP BY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING. SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE WARNING AREA BEFORE THE SNOW TAPERS OFF LATE WEDNESDAY EVENING.


CRITTENDEN
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WEST MEMPHIS
409 PM CST TUE FEB 8 2011

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 9 PM CST WEDNESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 9 PM CST WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 4 INCHES.

* TIMING: WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.


DESOTO-MARSHALL-SHELBY
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…SOUTHAVEN…OLIVE BRANCH…BARTLETT…GERMANTOWN…COLLIERVILLE…MEMPHIS…MILLINGTON
409 PM CST TUE FEB 8 2011

…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT CST WEDNESDAY NIGHT…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW… WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT CST WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 2 TO 4 INCHES.

* TIMING: WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS: SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS COMBINED WITH TEMPERATURES SEVERAL DEGREES BELOW FREEZING FOR THE DURATION OF THE EVENT WILL LIKELY LEAD TO SNOW COVERED ROADS AND HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. WINDS MAY ALSO GUSTS BETWEEN 15 AND 25 MPH ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE AREA WHICH WOULD LEAD TO THE POTENTIAL FOR BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL… KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT… FOOD… AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.


TIPTON-FAYETTE
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…COVINGTON…SOMERVILLE
409 PM CST TUE FEB 8 2011

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT CST WEDNESDAY NIGHT…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT CST WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 1 TO 2 INCHES.

* TIMING: WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS: LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS COMBINED WITH TEMPERATURES SEVERAL DEGREES BELOW FREEZING FOR THE DURATION OF THE EVENT WILL LIKELY LEAD TO SNOW COVERED ROADS AND HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.

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