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ICE STORM FOR ARKLATX!!!
12-05-2013, 06:44 AM (This post was last modified: 12-05-2013 06:52 AM by Joe-Nathan.)
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Star ICE STORM FOR ARKLATX!!!
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
522 AM CST THU DEC 5 2013



Quote:TXZ091>093-100>103-115>117-129-051930-
/O.CON.KFWD.WS.W.0002.131205T1800Z-131207T0000Z/
MONTAGUE-COOKE-GRAYSON-YOUNG-JACK-WISE-DENTON-STEPHENS-PALO PINTO-
PARKER-EASTLAND-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOWIE...NOCONA...GAINESVILLE...
SHERMAN...DENISON...GRAHAM...OLNEY...JACKSBORO...DECATUR...
BRIDGEPORT...DENTON...LEWISVILLE...FLOWER MOUND...THE COLONY...
BRECKENRIDGE...MINERAL WELLS...WEATHERFORD...BRIAR...CISCO...
EASTLAND...RANGER...GORMAN
522 AM CST THU DEC 5 2013

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM
CST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...RAIN IS EXPECTED TO TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN AND
SLEET THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING.

* MAIN IMPACT...ICE AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS WILL CREATE VERY
DANGEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS ON AREA ROADS...BRIDGES AND
OVERPASSES. SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE POSSIBLE AND SOME
ROADWAYS MAY BECOME IMPASSABLE THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON.

* OTHER IMPACTS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS MAY BRING DOWN TREES AND
POWER LINES. POWER OUTAGES MAY LAST FOR MORE THAN A DAY IN
SOME COMMUNITIES.

* ACCUMULATION...FREEZING RAIN OR ICE ACCUMULATION OF A QUARTER TO
OVER A HALF INCH IS EXPECTED. SLEET ACCUMULATION OF UP TO ONE
HALF INCH IS POSSIBLE. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN BELOW FREEZING
PREVENTING ICE FROM MELTING AWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM
IS FORECAST TO OCCUR. PREPARATIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY
SHOULD BE COMPLETED BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON. PREPARE FOR THE
POSSIBILITY OF POWER OUTAGES AND HAVE SOME NON-PERISHABLE FOOD
AND WATER ON HAND. DO NOT TRAVEL THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY
MORNING UNLESS IT IS AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN
EXTRA BLANKET...FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN
CASE YOU BECOME STRANDED.

&&

$$

TXZ094-095-104>107-118>123-130>134-141>145-051930-
/O.CON.KFWD.WS.W.0002.131206T0000Z-131207T0000Z/
FANNIN-LAMAR-COLLIN-HUNT-DELTA-HOPKINS-TARRANT-DALLAS-ROCKWALL-
KAUFMAN-VAN ZANDT-RAINS-ERATH-HOOD-SOMERVELL-JOHNSON-ELLIS-
COMANCHE-MILLS-HAMILTON-BOSQUE-HILL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BONHAM...PARIS...PLANO...GREENVILLE...
COMMERCE...COOPER...SULPHUR SPRINGS...FORT WORTH...ARLINGTON...
DALLAS...ROCKWALL...TERRELL...KAUFMAN...FORNEY...WILLS POINT...
CANTON...GRAND SALINE...VAN...EDGEWOOD...EMORY...POINT...
EAST TAWAKONI...STEPHENVILLE...DUBLIN...GRANBURY...
OAK TRAIL SHORES...GLEN ROSE...CLEBURNE...BURLESON...WAXAHACHIE...
ENNIS...MIDLOTHIAN...GLENN HEIGHTS...COMANCHE...DE LEON...
GOLDTHWAITE...HAMILTON...HICO...CLIFTON...MERIDIAN...
VALLEY MILLS...HILLSBORO
522 AM CST THU DEC 5 2013

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 6 PM CST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN THURSDAY EVENING
AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY. SOME LIGHT AMOUNTS OF SLEET ARE
ALSO POSSIBLE FRIDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
CONDITIONS ON AREA ROADS...BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES. SIGNIFICANT
TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE POSSIBLE DURING THIS EVENT. ICE ACCUMULATIONS
WILL MAKE ROAD SURFACES IMPASSABLE AT TIMES THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON.

* OTHER POSSIBLE IMPACTS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS MAY BRING DOWN
TREES AND POWER LINES...AND COULD CAUSE POWER OUTAGES.

* ACCUMULATION...ONE QUARTER INCH OF ICE TO OVER A HALF INCH OF
ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE DURING THIS EVENT. AS TEMPERATURES
CONTINUE TO FALL ICE WILL STICK TO ALL SURFACES. VERY LIGHT
SLEET ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE FRIDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN
BELOW FREEZING PREVENTING ICE FROM MELTING AWAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... ROADS...BRIDGES...AND
OVERPASSES IN THE WARNING AREA WILL BE VERY HAZARDOUS...AND
POSSIBLY IMPASSIBLE. DO NOT TRAVEL UNLESS IT IS AN EMERGENCY.
KEEP AN EXTRA BLANKET...FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE YOU BECOME STRANDED.

TREE BRANCHES MAY BREAK DUE TO THE WEIGHT OF ICE ACCUMULATION
WHICH MAY CAUSE POWER OUTAGES. PREPARE FOR INTERRUPTIONS TO POWER
SERVICE IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNING AREA.

&&

$$

TXZ135-146>148-156>161-051930-
/O.CON.KFWD.WW.Y.0007.131206T1200Z-131207T0000Z/
HENDERSON-NAVARRO-FREESTONE-ANDERSON-LAMPASAS-CORYELL-BELL-
MCLENNAN-FALLS-LIMESTONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ATHENS...GUN BARREL CITY...CORSICANA...
TEAGUE...FAIRFIELD...PALESTINE...LAMPASAS...COPPERAS COVE...
GATESVILLE...KILLEEN...TEMPLE...FORT HOOD...WACO...MARLIN...
MEXIA...GROESBECK
522 AM CST THU DEC 5 2013

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TO 6 PM
CST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...RAIN IS EXPECTED TO TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN
FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
CONDITIONS ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.

* ACCUMULATION...UP TO ONE TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATION
IS POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ON ELEVATED SURFACES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF WINTER
PRECIPITATION MAY CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND PLAN ON SOME TRAVEL DELAYS.

&&

$$



URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
507 AM CST THU DEC 5 2013


Quote:...ICE STORM WARNING IN EFFECT BEGINNING LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON FOR LOCATIONS ALONG AND NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM
TYLER AND LINDEN TEXAS...TO LEWISVILLE AND PRESCOTT ARKANSAS...

AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL BE MOVING THROUGH THE REGION TODAY.
RAIN WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE FRONT BUT TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED
TO REMAIN ABOVE FREEZING. TEMPERATURES WILL BEGIN TO DROP BELOW
FREEZING TONIGHT NORTH OF THE INTERSTATE 30 CORRIDOR. WITH RAIN
INCREASING ACROSS THE REGION THE SUBFREEZING AIRMASS WILL LIKELY
RESULT IN THE COLD RAIN BECOMING FREEZING RAIN. ICE ACCUMULATIONS
THROUGH FRIDAY NORTHWEST OF THE INTERSTATE 30 CORRIDOR COULD TOTAL
ONE HALF INCH. WHILE ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE INTERSTATE 30 CORRIDOR...
ICE ACCUMULATION FROM FREEZING RAIN COULD APPROACH ONE QUARTER OF
AN INCH.

ARZ050-051-059>061-070-071-OKZ077-TXZ096-097-108>112-124-125-136-
052200-
/O.EXT.KSHV.IS.W.0003.131206T1000Z-131207T0000Z/
SEVIER-HOWARD-LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-
MCCURTAIN-RED RIVER-BOWIE-FRANKLIN-TITUS-CAMP-MORRIS-CASS-WOOD-
UPSHUR-SMITH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DE QUEEN...NASHVILLE...ASHDOWN...HOPE...
PRESCOTT...TEXARKANA...LEWISVILLE...IDABEL...CLARKSVILLE...
MT VERNON...MT PLEASANT...PITTSBURG...DAINGERFIELD...ATLANTA...
QUITMAN...GILMER...TYLER
507 AM CST THU DEC 5 2013

...ICE STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 6 PM CST FRIDAY...

* TIMING...RAIN IS EXPECTED TO TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN TONIGHT
AND CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF FRIDAY.

* IMPACT...DUE TO GROUND WARMTH...MOST OF THE ICE ACCUMULATION
WILL LIKELY BE ON ELEVATED OBJECTS SUCH AS BRIDGES...
OVERPASSES...TREES AND ELECTRICAL LINES. POWER OUTAGES ARE
POSSIBLE AND MAY LAST FOR MORE THAN A DAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED TO OCCUR. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL
MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA
FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN
EMERGENCY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS AND WINDS WILL LIKELY LEAD TO SNAPPED
POWER LINES AND FALLING TREE BRANCHES THAT ADD TO THE DANGER.

&&


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HOW DEEP SOUTH FROZEN PRECIP DEVELOPS:

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12-05-2013, 06:37 PM
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RE: ICE STORM FOR ARKLATX!!!



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12-06-2013, 07:57 AM (This post was last modified: 12-06-2013 08:38 AM by Joe-Nathan.)
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RE: ICE STORM FOR ARKLATX!!!
LAKE CHARLES, LA NWS BRIEFING:







FROM SHREVEPORT NWS:

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LA
648 AM CST FRI DEC 6 2013


...A WINTRY MIX OF RAIN...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED

Quote:TODAY FOR PARTS OF EAST TEXAS...SOUTHEAST OKLAHOMA...AND PARTS OF
SOUTHWEST ARKANSAS...

.COLD ARCTIC AIR WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE INTO THE REGION...ALLOWING
RAIN TO CHANGE OVER TO FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET THIS MORNING FOR
AREAS ROUGHLY ALONG A MOUNT VERNON TEXAS TO NASHVILLE ARKANSAS
LINE. ACCUMULATIONS OF ICE AND SLEET WILL IMPACT TRAVEL AND MAY
LEAD TO POWER OUTAGES. FURTHER SOUTH...THE CHANGE OVER WILL OCCUR
LATE THIS MORNING INTO EARLY AFTERNOON...AND ACCUMULATIONS OF ICE
AND SLEET SHOULD BE MAINLY CONFINED TO ELEVATED SURFACES.

ARZ050-051-OKZ077-TXZ096-108-062100-
/O.CON.KSHV.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-131207T0000Z/
SEVIER-HOWARD-MCCURTAIN-RED RIVER-FRANKLIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DE QUEEN...NASHVILLE...IDABEL...
CLARKSVILLE...MT VERNON
648 AM CST FRI DEC 6 2013

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

* EVENT...MOISTURE FROM THE SOUTHWEST WILL CONTINUE OVERSPREAD
MUCH OF THE REGION TODAY...BRINGING WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION.
AS TEMPERATURES CONTINUE TO DROP TO NEAR AND BELOW FREEZING
THIS MORNING...RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO SLEET AND FREEZING
RAIN.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL GRADUALLY TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN AND
SLEET DURING THE MORNING HOURS...AND CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF
TODAY.

* IMPACT...ADDITIONAL ICE ACCUMULATION OF UP TO A QUARTER OF AN
INCH WILL BE LIKELY...PARTICULARLY ON ELEVATED OBJECTS SUCH AS
BRIDGES...OVERPASSES...TREES...AND ELECTRICAL LINES. POWER
OUTAGES ARE LIKELY AND MAY LAST SEVERAL DAYS. ADDITIONALLY...
SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO A HALF AN INCH ARE POSSIBLE...
WHICH WILL FURTHER ADD TO TRAVEL HAZARDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SLEET AND ICE
ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS
OR IMPOSSIBLE...AND POWER OUTAGES LIKELY.

&&

$$

ARZ059>061-070-071-TXZ097-109>112-124>126-136>138-149-150-062100-
/O.CON.KSHV.WW.Y.0005.131206T1500Z-131207T0000Z/
LITTLE RIVER-HEMPSTEAD-NEVADA-MILLER-LAFAYETTE-BOWIE-TITUS-CAMP-
MORRIS-CASS-WOOD-UPSHUR-MARION-SMITH-GREGG-HARRISON-CHEROKEE-RUSK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ASHDOWN...HOPE...PRESCOTT...TEXARKANA...
LEWISVILLE...MT PLEASANT...PITTSBURG...DAINGERFIELD...ATLANTA...
QUITMAN...GILMER...JEFFERSON...TYLER...LONGVIEW...MARSHALL...
RUSK...HENDERSON
648 AM CST FRI DEC 6 2013

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* EVENT...MOISTURE FROM THE SOUTHWEST WILL CONTINUE TO
OVERSPREAD MUCH OF THE REGION TODAY...BRINGING WIDESPREAD
PRECIPITATION. AS TEMPERATURES CONTINUE TO DROP TO NEAR AND
BELOW FREEZING LATE THIS MORNING AND EARLY THIS AFTERNOON...
RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL GRADUALLY TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN AND
SLEET DURING THE LATE MORNING TO EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS...AND
CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF TODAY.

* IMPACT...ICE ACCUMULATION OF UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH WILL BE
POSSIBLE...PARTICULARLY ON ELEVATED OBJECTS SUCH AS BRIDGES...
OVERPASSES...TREES...AND ELECTRICAL LINES. ADDITIONALLY...
TRACE ACCUMULATIONS OF SLEET ARE POSSIBLE...WHICH WILL ADD TO
ANY TRAVEL HAZARDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

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12-10-2013, 02:16 PM
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RE: ICE STORM FOR ARKLATX!!!
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