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Winter Storm Watch issued February 19 at 9:04PM CST until February 21 at 6:00AM CST by NWS
Effective: 9:04 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015
Expires: 6 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015

...SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND
NIGHT...
.A STRONG WARM FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION FRIDAY NIGHT.
WITH ARCTIC AIR IN PLACE AHEAD OF IT...PRECIPITATION WILL START
AS A COMBINATION OF SNOW AND SLEET FRIDAY...AND TRANSITION TO
FREEZING RAIN BEFORE TEMPERATURES CAN CLIMB ABOVE FREEZING EARLY
SATURDAY.
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT...
A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.
* TIMING: SNOW AND SLEET WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE AREA BY MIDDAY
FRIDAY. THE PRECIPITATION WILL INTENSIFY AND TRANSITION TO
FREEZING RAIN FRIDAY NIGHT. TEMPERATURES WILL WARM ABOVE
FREEZING BY EARLY SATURDAY.
* MAIN IMPACT: A COMBINATION OF LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET
ACCUMULATIONS UNDERNEATH A THIN LAYER OF ICE WILL CREATE A
PERIOD OF VERY HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY
FRIDAY EVENING. THERE IS SOME POTENTIAL FOR MORE SIGNIFICANT
ICING OF ELEVATED OBJECTS. IF THAT OCCURS...SOME ISOLATED
POWER OUTAGES COULD BECOME A PROBLEM.

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