Winter Storm Warning Continues until Noon today (Wednesday) for some area counties

Weather

February 27th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES:DALLAS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD 134 AM CST WED FEB 27 2013

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY…

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...BANDS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL REMAIN THROUGH MUCH OF THE NIGHT THOUGH THERE WILL BE PERIODS THE SNOW WILL BECOME MODERATE AT TIMES. EXPECT ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES THROUGH 6 AM. ADDITIONAL LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED FOR MUCH OF WEDNESDAY WITH ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS LIKELY.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 11 INCHES BY NOON WEDNESDAY.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH WILL CAUSE MINOR BLOWING SNOW SNOW. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO TWO MILES WITHIN THE SNOW BANDS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL REMAIN DIFFICULT DUE TO SNOW COVERED AND VERY SLICK ROADS THROUGH THE MORNING COMMUTE. PERSONS SHOULD EXERCISE EXTREME CAUTION DURING THE WEDNESDAY MORNING COMMUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL…KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT…FOOD …AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.