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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MORRISTOWN TN
1013 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...SNOW SHOWERS SLOWLY DIMINISHING ACROSS THE AREA TODAY... ...
THE HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY..SO DRIVE
SAFELY...

.A DEEP UPPER TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE ACROSS THE EASTERN HALF OF
THE NATION WILL LIFT NORTHEAST AWAY FROM THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS
TODAY AND TONIGHT. THE SNOW SHOWER ACTIVITY WILL SLOWLY END ACROSS
THE REGION TODAY. IN THE NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE TENNESSEE
VALLEY...MOSTLY LOCALIZED LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE LESS
THAN 1 INCH. IN THE EAST TENNESSEE MOUNTAINS AND MOUNTAINS OF
SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE
POSSIBLE. ADDITIONALLY...VERY COLD WIND CHILL TEMPERATURES WILL
ACCOMPANY THE SNOWS WITH READINGS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS IN THE
VALLEY AND AS COLD AS -5 TO -15 DEGREES IN THE MOUNTAINS TODAY
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

TNZ018-041-043-045-047-072-074-087-102100-
/O.CON.KMRX.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160211T0000Z/
/O.CON.KMRX.WC.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-160211T1700Z/
JOHNSON-COCKE SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SOUTHEAST GREENE-UNICOI-
SOUTHEAST CARTER-BLOUNT SMOKY MOUNTAINS-SEVIER SMOKY MOUNTAINS-
SOUTHEAST MONROE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNTAIN CITY...COSBY...CEDAR CREEK...
ERWIN...ROAN MOUNTAIN...CADES COVE...GATLINBURG...COKER CREEK
1013 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EST THIS
EVENING...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON EST
THURSDAY...

* EVENT...ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE
  ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS AND WITHIN LOCALIZED SNOW BANDS.
  THE HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY...SO DRIVE
  SAFELY. ADDITIONALLY...WIND CHILL READINGS WILL BE TURNING
  SHARPLY COLDER WITH READINGS -5 TO - 15 AT TIMES FROM THIS
  EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOWERS SLOWLY DIMINISHING TODAY...AND DANGEROUS
  WILL CHILL TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS...THE SNOW WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...
  ESPECIALLY ON SECONDARY ROADS. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED
  TODAY IN THE HIGH MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN. UNLESS IT IS ABSOLUTELY
  NECESSARY!

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. IN ADDITION...
SNOWFALL INTENSITIES WILL BE HEAVY ENOUGH TO SUBSTANTIALLY REDUCE
VISIBILITIES AT TIMES. TRAVEL IS DISCOURAGED. IF TRAVEL IS
UNAVOIDABLE...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS WILL
COMBINE TO GENERATE VERY LOW WIND CHILLS. THESE CONDITIONS CAN
RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR EVEN DEATH IF
PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.  THOSE VENTURING OUTDOORS SHOULD DRESS
WARMLY...MAKING SURE ALL EXPOSED SKIN IS COVERED.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
945 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

MIZ072-102245-
/O.UPG.KGRR.WW.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-160211T1500Z/
/O.EXA.KGRR.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160211T1500Z/
KALAMAZOO-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...KALAMAZOO
945 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST THURSDAY. THE
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT...DIMINISHING EARLY THURSDAY.

 * SNOW HEAVY AT TIMES...SNOW RATES AN INCH PER HOUR.

 * 3 TO 6 INCHES ADDITIONAL SNOW TODAY AND TONIGHT...TOTALS 6 TO
   12 INCHES...LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS.

 * GUSTY WINDS FROM THE NORTHWEST PRODUCING PERIODS OF NEAR ZERO
   VISIBILITY. WINDS DIMINISHING THIS EVENING.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY.

 * TRAVEL SLOWDOWNS AND A RISK FOR MULTIPLE VEHICLE PILEUPS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMINDS MOTORISTS TO
   ADJUST SPEEDS BASED ON THE CONDITIONS... AND TO TAKE IT SLOW IN
   ICE AND SNOW.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
945 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

MIZ037-043-056-064-071-102245-
/O.CON.KGRR.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-160211T1500Z/
MASON-OCEANA-OTTAWA-ALLEGAN-VAN BUREN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LUDINGTON...HART...JENISON...HOLLAND...
SOUTH HAVEN
945 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM EST
THURSDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT...DIMINISHING EARLY THURSDAY.

 * SNOW HEAVY AT TIMES...SNOW RATES AN INCH PER HOUR.

 * 6 INCHES OR MORE ADDITIONAL SNOW TODAY AND TONIGHT...TOTALS 8
   TO 15 INCHES...LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS.

 * GUSTY WINDS FROM THE NORTHWEST PRODUCING PERIODS OF NEAR ZERO
   VISIBILITY. WINDS DIMINISHING THIS EVENING.

IMPACTS...

 * ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY.

 * TRAVEL SLOWDOWNS AND A RISK FOR MULTIPLE VEHICLE PILEUPS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * THE MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION REMINDS MOTORISTS
   TO ADJUST SPEEDS BASED ON THE CONDITIONS... AND TO TAKE IT
   SLOW IN ICE AND SNOW.

 * WEATHER PREPAREDNESS INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON LINE AT
   WWW.READY.GOV/WINTER AND HTTP://GO.USA.GOV/5OG.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
842 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016


MIZ020-025-026-031-032-102300-
/O.CON.KAPX.WS.W.0007.000000T0000Z-160210T2300Z/
LEELANAU-BENZIE-GRAND TRAVERSE-MANISTEE-WEXFORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NORTHPORT...FRANKFORT...TRAVERSE CITY...
MANISTEE...CADILLAC
842 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EST THIS
EVENING...

* PERIODS OF HEAVY LAKE EFFECT SNOW SHOWERS WILL PERSIST TODAY.

* THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR THIS MORNING.

* ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TODAY OF 3 TO 5 INCHES...WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* VERY LOW VISIBILITIES IN FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW.

* PLAN ON DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY. FOR THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS...GO TO THE MDOT
WEBSITE AT MICHIGAN.GOV.

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
328 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...PERIODS OF ACCUMULATING SNOW THROUGH TONIGHT...

.VERY COLD AIR WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH THE END OF
THE WEEK. MOISTURE COMBINED WITH NORTHWEST WINDS WILL RESULT IN
PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
ALONG THE WESTERN SLOPES OF THE APPALACHIANS. IN ADDITION... WIND
CHILLS WILL DROP WELL BELOW ZERO...ESPECIALLY TONIGHT INTO
THURSDAY MORNING. SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE.

WVZ042-043-101630-
/O.NEW.KRNK.WC.Y.0003.160211T0500Z-160211T1500Z/
/O.CON.KRNK.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160211T1200Z/
/O.CON.KRNK.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-160211T1200Z/
MERCER-SUMMERS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BLUEFIELD...HINTON...HIX
328 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST THURSDAY
MAINLY ALONG WESTERN SLOPES...
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
THURSDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM
EST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A WIND
CHILL ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
10 AM EST THURSDAY.

* LOCATIONS...SUMMERS AND MERCER COUNTIES.

* HAZARD TYPES...ACCUMULATING SNOW SHOWERS...BLOWING SNOW AND
  WIND CHILLS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 4 INCHES
  ON WESTERN SLOPES...AND LESS THAN 2 INCHES FOR THE REST OF
  MERCER AND SUMMERS COUNTIES.

* TIMING...THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLICK. VISIBILITIES
  WILL BE REDUCED AT TIMES IN HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS AND BLOWING
  SNOW.

* WINDS...WEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH BY WEDNESDAY
  EVENING.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS WEDNESDAY MORNING 10 TO 18. HIGHS ON
  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON 12 TO 22. LOWS WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY
  MORNING AROUND 10.

* WIND CHILLS...5 BELOW ZERO TO 5 ABOVE LATE TONIGHT. 5 BELOW TO
  15 BELOW ZERO WEDNESDAY NIGHT.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE
TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED
VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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.

IF YOU HAVE TO VENTURE OUTSIDE MAKE SURE YOU WEAR LAYERS OF LOOSE
FITTING... LIGHTWEIGHT CLOTHING...A HAT AND GLOVES. MAKE SURE
YOUR PETS ARE KEPT WARM AS WELL.

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VIA EMAIL AT RNK.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV OR AT
PHONE NUMBER 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. REPORTS AND PICTURES
CAN ALSO BE SHARED ON THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG
FACEBOOK PAGE AND ON TWITTER.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
328 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...PERIODS OF ACCUMULATING SNOW THROUGH TONIGHT...

.VERY COLD AIR WILL PREVAIL ACROSS THE REGION THROUGH THE END OF
THE WEEK. MOISTURE COMBINED WITH NORTHWEST WINDS WILL RESULT IN
PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH LATE TONIGHT
ALONG THE WESTERN SLOPES OF THE APPALACHIANS. IN ADDITION... WIND
CHILLS WILL DROP WELL BELOW ZERO...ESPECIALLY TONIGHT INTO
THURSDAY MORNING. SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE.

WVZ508-101630-
/O.NEW.KRNK.WC.Y.0003.160211T0500Z-160211T1500Z/
/O.CON.KRNK.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160211T1200Z/
WESTERN GREENBRIER-
328 AM EST WED FEB 10 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EST
THURSDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 10 AM
EST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A WIND
CHILL ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
10 AM EST THURSDAY.

* LOCATIONS...WESTERN GREENBRIER COUNTY.

* HAZARD TYPES...ACCUMULATING SNOW SHOWERS...BLOWING SNOW AND
  WIND CHILLS.

* ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 7 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BE SNOW COVERED AND SLICK. VISIBILITIES
  WILL BE REDUCED AT TIMES IN HEAVIER SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH BY WEDNESDAY
  EVENING.

* TEMPERATURES...LOWS WEDNESDAY MORNING 7 TO 16. HIGHS ON
  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON 9 TO 19. LOWS WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY
  MORNING AROUND 3.

* WIND CHILLS...10 BELOW ZERO TO 5 ABOVE ZERO THIS MORNING. 5
  BELOW TO 20 BELOW ZERO WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

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.

IF YOU HAVE TO VENTURE OUTSIDE MAKE SURE YOU WEAR LAYERS OF LOOSE
FITTING... LIGHTWEIGHT CLOTHING...A HAT AND GLOVES. MAKE SURE
YOUR PETS ARE KEPT WARM AS WELL.

THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL AMOUNTS TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VIA EMAIL AT RNK.SKYWARN@NOAA.GOV OR AT
PHONE NUMBER 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. REPORTS AND PICTURES
CAN ALSO BE SHARED ON THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG
FACEBOOK PAGE AND ON TWITTER.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

&&

$$

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