Winter Weather Advisory issued for Lawrence County 1/08/2014

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
233 AM CST WED JAN 8 2014

...WINTRY MIX EXPECTED FOR A GOOD PORTION OF THE MIDSOUTH TONIGHT
AND THURSDAY...

.AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL SLIDE ACROSS THE PLAINS AND
MIDSOUTH TONIGHT AND THURSDAY...BRINGING A LIGHT AMOUNT OF
PRECIPITATION TO THE REGION. TEMPERATURES WILL BE AT FREEZING OR
SUBFREEZING WHEN THE PRECIPITATION ARRIVES...CREATING A MIX OF
FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW. PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
INTO THE MIDSOUTH COUNTIES WEST OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER THIS
EVENING...AND THEN SLOWLY SLIDE EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT. TEMPERATURES
ARE EXPECTED TO WARM TO ABOVE FREEZING BY NOON TOMORROW CHANGING
THE WINTRY MIX TO ALL RAIN.

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/O.NEW.KMEG.WW.Y.0002.140109T0000Z-140109T1800Z/
RANDOLPH-CLAY-LAWRENCE-GREENE-CRAIGHEAD-POINSETT-MISSISSIPPI-
CROSS-CRITTENDEN-ST. FRANCIS-LEE AR-PHILLIPS-DUNKLIN-PEMISCOT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WALNUT RIDGE...PARAGOULD...JONESBORO...
HARRISBURG...BLYTHEVILLE...WYNNE...WEST MEMPHIS...FORREST CITY...
HELENA...KENNETT...CARUTHERSVILLE
233 AM CST WED JAN 8 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON CST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR A WINTRY MIX...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM
THIS EVENING TO NOON CST THURSDAY.

* SNOW/SLEET/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...LESS THAN AN INCH OF SNOW...WITH
  A TENTH OF AN INCH OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET COMBINED.

* TIMING...6PM CST WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH 12 NOON CST THURSDAY.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BECOME HAZARDOUS...ESPECIALLY ON
  BRIDGES...OVERPASSES AND SECONDARY ROADWAYS. SIDEWALKS AND
  PARKING LOTS WILL ALSO BECOME SLIPPERY.

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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The difference 15 miles makes.

The below image is a capture of the Walnut Ridge reporting station located at the Walnut Ridge Regional Airport.

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Now the below image is a screen capture from my weather station.

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Winter Weather Advisory issued for Lawrence County.

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
409 AM CST SUN JAN 5 2014

...WINTRY WEATHER AND DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS WILL IMPACT THE
MIDSOUTH...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OVER WESTERN ARKANSAS WILL MOVE ACROSS THE
MID-SOUTH LATE THIS MORNING. AS THE LOW TRACKS TO NORTHEAST...AN
ARCTIC FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE MID-SOUTH LATE THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON WITH VERY COLD AIR DRIVEN BY STRONG
NORTHWEST WINDS CHANGING THE RAIN QUICKLY TO SNOW. AROUND ONE
INCH OF SNOW IS EXPECTED ACROSS NORTHEAST ARKANSAS...THE BOOTHEEL
OF MISSOURI AND NORTHWEST TENNESSEE. SLIGHTLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE
POSSIBLE ACROSS EXTREME NORTHEAST ARKANSAS. STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS
WILL CONTINUE FROM TONIGHT INTO EARLY TUESDAY WITH THE ARCTIC AIR
WILL PRODUCE WIND CHILLS BELOW ZERO.

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/O.EXT.KMEG.WC.Y.0001.140106T0000Z-140107T1800Z/
RANDOLPH-LAWRENCE-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...WALNUT RIDGE
409 AM CST SUN JAN 5 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON CST TUESDAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST
THIS AFTERNOON. THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW

* SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...SMALL ACCUMULATIONS

* WIND CHILL READINGS...BELOW ZERO AND AS LOW AS -12 TO -17

* TIMING...THIS MORNING THROUGH MID AFTERNOON FOR SNOW...AND LOW
  WIND CHILLS WILL OCCUR THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING

* IMPACTS...SLICK AND ICY ROADWAYS ARE THE BIGGEST THREAT WITH
  WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH POSSIBLY CREATING SOME DRIFTING OF SNOW.
  UNPROTECTED SKIN COULD BE FROSTBITTEN WITHIN 30 MINUTES OF
  EXPOSURE TO COLD WIND CHILLS...AND HYPOTHERMIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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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Winter Storm Watch issued for Lawrence County

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
351 AM CST SAT JAN 4 2014

…WINTRY WEATHER INTO IMPACT THE MIDSOUTH…

.LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER THE RED RIVER VALLEY AND MOVE
ACROSS THE MIDSOUTH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING. AS THE SYSTEM TRACKS
NORTHEAST AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE MIDSOUTH ON
SUNDAY MORNING WITH MUCH COLDER AIR DRIVEN BY STRONG NORTHWEST
WINDS CHANGING THE RAIN QUICKLY TO SNOW. MODERATE ACCUMULATING
SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE IN EXTREME NORTHEAST ARKANSAS…THE
BOOTHEEL OF MISSOURI AND ALONG THE TENNESSEE AND KENTUCKY
BORDERS.

ARZ008-009-017-018-MOZ113-115-042200-
/O.EXT.KMEG.WS.A.0001.140105T0900Z-140106T0000Z/
RANDOLPH-CLAY-LAWRENCE-GREENE-DUNKLIN-PEMISCOT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WALNUT RIDGE…PARAGOULD…KENNETT…
CARUTHERSVILLE
351 AM CST SAT JAN 4 2014

…WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON…

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…3 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE

* TIMING…LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON

* IMPACTS…SLICK AND ICY ROADWAYS ARE THE BIGGEST THREAT WITH
WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH POSSIBLY CREATING SOME DRIFTING OF SNOW.

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.

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Blizzard Warning has been issued.

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
417 AM CST TUE DEC 25 2012

...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED TO IMPACT PARTS OF THE MIDSOUTH
FROM LATE TODAY...THROUGH CHRISTMAS NIGHT AND INTO EARLY WEDNESDAY...

.A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CURRENTLY ACROSS TEXAS
WILL TRACK INTO THE MIDSOUTH BY THIS EVENING. RAIN WILL SPREAD
OVER MOST OF THE MIDSOUTH THIS MORNING AND AFTERNOON. RAIN WILL
BEGIN TO CHANGE TO SNOW OVER NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND THE MISSOURI
BOOTHEEL LATE THIS AFTERNOON...BEFORE CHANGING OVER TO ALL SNOW BY
EARLY EVENING. PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING THE
NIGHT WITH THE ADDED POSSIBILITY OF AN INITIAL ICE PELLET MIX. IN
ADDITIONAL TO THE HEAVY SNOW...STRONG NORTH WINDS GUSTING UP TO
45 MPH ARE EXPECTED...CAUSING SEVERE REDUCTIONS IN
VISIBILITIES...ALONG WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING CONDITIONS.
RANDOLPH-CLAY-LAWRENCE-GREENE-CRAIGHEAD-DUNKLIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WALNUT RIDGE...PARAGOULD...JONESBORO...
KENNETT
417 AM CST TUE DEC 25 2012

...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 AM
CST WEDNESDAY...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A BLIZZARD
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 AM CST
WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* VISIBILITIES AT TIMES DOWN TO LESS THAN A QUARTER OF A MILE.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 10 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL CHANGE OVER TO SNOW THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO
  THE EARLY EVENING HOURS. SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT.

* WINDS...SUSTAINED WINDS AROUND 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 35 TO
  45 MPH.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE
  VISIBILITIES. TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS.

.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.
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Possible snow event.

With the possible snow event on Christmas night, here is a map to track Arkansas road conditions.  Click on the map to open it in a new window to view full size.

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Get out a take a drive.

Well the fall colors are here, with most of the trees changing around the area we all need to get out and take a drive and enjoy what mother nature has to offer.

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09-07-2012 Clover Bend Arkansas

These videos were taken shortly after we got our combines and buggies out of the fields.

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Most of Arkansas now under burn ban.

Almost all counties in Arkansas are now under a burn ban.

Red = Burn ban in place
Green = No burn ban in place

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Severe Weather Possible this evening.

Today’s convective outlook.

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Tornado risk.

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Hail Risk.

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Wind Risk.

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With this in mind please be sure to turn on and monitor your NOAA Weather Radio and Local Media for special instructions and for any watches and warnings.

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