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Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 3:05 AM CST on March 03, 2015

Expires 7:00 AM EST on March 05, 2015


... Winter Storm Watch in effect from Wednesday afternoon through
late Wednesday night...

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a Winter
Storm Watch... which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through
late Wednesday night.

* Event... temperatures to fall rapidly as an Arctic airmass moves
across the region on Wednesday afternoon. Lingering
precipitation within the cold airmass will quickly transition to
freezing rain and eventually to sleet and snow causing hazardous
driving conditions.

* Timing... winter precipitation in the form of freezing rain is
expected during the late afternoon hours followed by a
transition to sleet and snow during the evening and overnight
hours.

* Impact... main threat will be freezing rain accumulations of up
to a quarter of an inch... which will make for hazardous driving
conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.




Dense Fog Advisory

Statement as of 3:04 AM CST on March 03, 2015

Expires 11:00 AM EST on March 03, 2015


... Dense fog advisory in effect until 10 am CST this morning...

The National Weather Service in Shreveport has issued a dense fog
advisory... which is in effect until 10 am CST this morning.

* Event... areas of fog continue over much of the area. The fog is
expected to reduce visibilities to near or less than one quarter
of a mile as warmer air shifts north across a much colder
ground surface.

* Impact... reduced visibilities will make driving hazardous
through mid morning Tuesday... especially where roads are wet.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving... slow down...
use your headlights... and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.





Special Statement

Statement as of 10:34 PM CST on March 02, 2015

Expires 7:00 AM EST on March 03, 2015


... A wintry mix will return to portions of the four state region
Wednesday night and Thursday morning...

A strong Arctic cold front will enter southeast Oklahoma... extreme
northeast Texas... and the northern sections of southwest Arkansas
around daybreak Wednesday... with much colder air spilling south
into East Texas and north Louisiana during the day. Showers and
thunderstorms will develop near and just behind the cold
front... with a wintry mix of freezing rain and sleet expected to
develop farther north behind the front during the afternoon over
southeast Oklahoma and central Arkansas as temperatures quickly
fall to or below freezing. The rain is expected to change over to a
mix of freezing rain and sleet Wednesday evening over extreme
northeast Texas and southeast Oklahoma... as well as southwest
Arkansas... and possibly after midnight Wednesday night across the
Interstate 20 corridor of north Louisiana.

At this time... ice accumulations of a tenth to a quarter of an
inch will be possible across McCurtain County Oklahoma... portions
of extreme northeast Texas... southwest Arkansas and northcentral
Louisiana through Thursday morning. Isolated higher ice
accumulations greater than one quarter of an inch will be possible
across portions of southwest Arkansas. The precipitation may
change over to snow before ending across southeast Oklahoma and
southwest Arkansas late Wednesday night... resulting in light
snowfall accumulations of one to two inches... with isolated higher
amounts... atop the ice.

A Winter Storm Watch may be needed across portions of the region
for Wednesday night. Be sure to monitor the latest forecasts from
the National Weather Service concerning this potential winter storm.



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