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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 4:24 PM EST on March 03, 2015

Expires 1:00 PM EST on March 05, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 7 PM Wednesday to 1 PM EST
Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Jackson has issued a Winter Storm
Warning for rain... sleet... and snow... which is in effect from 7
PM Wednesday to 1 PM EST Thursday. The Winter Storm Watch is no
longer in effect.

* Timing... colder air will move in from northwest to southeast
Wednesday afternoon through Wednesday night... changing
precipitation from rain... to a mixture of freezing
rain... sleet... and then snow. Freezing rain and accumulating
sleet will begin Wednesday evening... transitioning to all snow
late Wednesday night into Thursday morning. Snow should lighten
and taper off by Thursday afternoon.

* Snow and sleet accumulations of 3 to 7 inches... with ice
accumulations of less than a tenth of an inch.

* Impacts... snow of this magnitude will make travel difficult to
treacherous. In addition... the heavy wet nature of this snow
will cause stress on weak structures and could also lead to
downed power lines and trees with widespread power outages
possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and sleet means severe
winter weather conditions are expected. 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.






Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 1:04 PM EST on March 03, 2015

Expires 7:00 PM EST on March 05, 2015


... Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM EST this evening
through Thursday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of east central Kentucky... northeast Kentucky... south
central Kentucky and southeast Kentucky... including the
following areas... in east central Kentucky... Bath... Elliott...
Estill... Fleming... Menifee... Montgomery... Powell and Rowan. In
northeast Kentucky... Johnson and Martin. In south central
Kentucky... Laurel... McCreary... Pulaski... Rockcastle... Wayne
and Whitley. In southeast Kentucky... Bell... Breathitt... Clay...
   Floyd... Harlan... Jackson... Knott... Knox... Lee... Leslie...
Letcher... Magoffin... Morgan... Owsley... Perry... Pike and Wolfe.

* From 7 PM EST this evening through Thursday evening

* 2 to 3 inches of rain are forecast to fall between tonight and
Thursday. Additionally... most of the lingering snowpack will be
melting... adding to the runoff.

* Small stream and creek flooding will be possible tonight through
Wednesday... with minor to possibly moderate flooding along
larger rivers expected Wednesday through Thursday.

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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Alabama - Winter Storm Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Alaska - Winter Weather Advisory , Blizzard Warning , Record Report
Arizona - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Dense Fog Advisory
California - Frost Advisory , Freeze Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Avalanche Warning , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
District of Columbia - Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Florida - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Georgia - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Hawaii - Flash Flood Watch
Illinois - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Indiana - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Winter Weather Advisory
Kentucky - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Dense Fog Advisory
Maine - Winter Weather Advisory
Maryland - Areal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Wind Chill Advisory , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Flood Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Dense Fog Advisory
Missouri - Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Montana - Wind Chill Advisory
Nebraska - Wind Chill Advisory , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Record Report
New Hampshire - Winter Weather Advisory
New Jersey - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
New York - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Wind Chill Advisory
Ohio - Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Winter Storm Watch
Pennsylvania - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Rhode Island - Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch, Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
South Dakota - Wind Chill Advisory
Tennessee - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Hydrologic Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , High Wind Watch , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Utah - Avalanche Warning , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
Virginia - Areal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Watch , Winter Storm Watch , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Wind Chill Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement