Thursday, December 11, 2008

HWO From NWS Huntsville

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
501 AM CST THU DEC 11 2008

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LAUDERDALE-COLBERT-FRANKLIN AL-LAWRENCE-LIMESTONE-
501 AM CST THU DEC 11 2008

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA AND
NORTHWEST ALABAMA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

A STRONG STORM SYSTEM CURRENTLY MOVING ALONG THE CENTRAL GULF
COAST WILL TRACK NORTHEAST THROUGH THE SOUTHEAST TODAY AND
EVENING. HEAVY RAIN AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE THE MAIN
CONCERN THIS MORNING...WITH 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAINFALL POSSIBLE
THROUGH MIDDAY. GIVEN SATURATED GROUNDS FROM RAINFALL ON TUESDAY
AND WEDNESDAY...THE THREAT OF RIVER FLOODING AND LOCALIZED FLASH
FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.

AS COLD AIR ALOFT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS UPPER LEVEL STORM MOVES
INTO THE REGION LATE THIS AFTERNOON...SOME WET SNOW WILL LIKELY
MIX IN. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE...MAINLY
ON GRASSY AND ELEVATED SURFACES. SNOWFALL SHOULD END EARLY THIS
EVENING...BUT AS TEMPERATURES DROP TO OR BELOW FREEZING...SOME
ROADWAYS MAY TURN ICY AND SLICK IN SPOTS.

WE MUST STRESS THAT THIS WEATHER SITUATION STILL REMAINS QUITE
UNCERTAIN...WITH SLIGHT VARIATIONS IN TEMPERATURE CRITICAL TO IF
AND HOW MUCH SNOW IS ABLE TO DEVELOP. YOU ARE URGED TO MONITOR
UPDATES FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE THROUGHOUT THE DAY.

PLEASE REFER TO THE FLOOD WATCH AND WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
PRODUCTS FOR ADDITIONAL AND MORE SPECIFIC INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL
IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

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MADISON-MORGAN-MARSHALL-JACKSON-DE KALB-CULLMAN-MOORE-LINCOLN-
FRANKLIN TN-
501 AM CST THU DEC 11 2008

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA...
NORTHEAST ALABAMA AND SOUTHERN MIDDLE TENNESSEE.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT...

A STRONG STORM SYSTEM CURRENTLY MOVING ALONG THE CENTRAL GULF
COAST WILL TRACK NORTHEAST THROUGH THE SOUTHEAST TODAY AND
EVENING. HEAVY RAIN AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE THE MAIN
CONCERN TODAY...WITH 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAINFALL POSSIBLE...POSSIBLY
HEAVIER WITH MORE PERSISTENT THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY. GIVEN
SATURATED GROUNDS FROM RAINFALL ON TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...THE
THREAT OF RIVER FLOODING AND LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.

AS COLD AIR ALOFT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS UPPER LEVEL STORM MOVES
INTO THE REGION EARLY THIS EVENING...SOME WET SNOW WILL LIKELY
MIX IN. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF AROUND 1 INCH ARE POSSIBLE...MAINLY
IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS AND ON GRASSY OR ELEVATED SURFACES.
SNOWFALL SHOULD END BY LATE EVENING...BUT AS TEMPERATURES DROP TO
OR BELOW FREEZING...SOME ROADWAYS MAY TURN ICY AND SLICK IN SPOTS.
THIS WILL BE ESPECIALLY A PROBLEM IN THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

WE MUST STRESS THAT THIS WEATHER SITUATION STILL REMAINS QUITE
UNCERTAIN...WITH SLIGHT VARIATIONS IN TEMPERATURE CRITICAL TO IF
AND HOW MUCH SNOW IS ABLE TO DEVELOP. YOU ARE URGED TO MONITOR
UPDATES FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE THROUGHOUT THE DAY.

PLEASE REFER TO THE FLOOD WATCH AND WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
PRODUCTS FOR ADDITIONAL AND MORE SPECIFIC INFORMATION.


.SPOTTER CALL TO ACTION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERSONNEL
IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

$$

KULA

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