Monday, March 01, 2010

Winter Storm Warning - Marshall/Dekalb


Pink-WS Warning / Purple Winter Wx Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
247 PM CST MON MAR 1 2010

...SNOW EXPECTED OVERNIGHT INTO TUESDAY...

.A STORM SYSTEM PASSING TO THE SOUTH OF THE TENNESSEE VALLEY WILL COMBINE WITH COLD AIR MOVING IN FROM THE NORTH. THIS WILL ALLOW A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW TO MOVE IN AFTER MIDNIGHT...CHANGING TO ALL SNOW BY DAYBREAK ON TUESDAY.

MARSHALL-DEKALB-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GUNTERSVILLE...FORT PAYNE
247 PM CST MON MAR 1 2010

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 6 PM CST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 6PM CST TUESDAY.

SNOW IS EXPECTED...ESPECIALLY IN THE MORNING HOURS...ON TUESDAY. WITH TEMPERATURES VERY CLOSE TO FREEZING...ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED ESPECIALLY ON ELEVATED SURFACES AND GRASSY AREAS. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF TWO TO THREE INCHES IS POSSIBLE IN MARSHALL AND DEKALB COUNTIES...ESPECIALLY AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS. SOME LOCATIONS AT LOWER ELEVATIONS MAY SEE LESS THAN TWO INCHES.

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.


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