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Ice storm unfolding; warnings and advisories expanded in Mississippi (Photos)

By: weathernms , 3:33 AM GMT on January 15, 2013


Ice storm unfolding; warnings and advisories expanded in Mississippi


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2. WunderAlertBot (Admin)
2:23 AM GMT on January 23, 2013
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1. Barefootontherocks
4:08 AM GMT on January 15, 2013
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
723 PM CST MON JAN 14 2013

ARZ074-075-LAZ007>009-MSZ018-019-025>029-034>036- 040>042-150930-
/O.CON.KJAN.IS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-130116T0000Z/
ASHLEY-CHICOT-MOREHOUSE-WEST CARROLL-EAST CARROLL-BOLIVAR-
SUNFLOWER-LEFLORE-GRENADA-CARROLL-MONTGOMERY-WEBS TER-WASHINGTON-
HUMPHREYS-HOLMES-ISSAQUENA-SHARKEY-YAZOO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CROSSETT...NORTH CROSSETT...HAMBURG...
WEST CROSSETT...DERMOTT...LAKE VILLAGE...EUDORA...BASTROP...
OAK GROVE...EPPS...LAKE PROVIDENCE...CLEVELAND...INDIANOLA...
RULEVILLE...GREENWOOD...GRENADA...VAIDEN...NORTH CARROLLTON...
CARROLLTON...WINONA...EUPORA...MABEN...MATHISTON. ..GREENVILLE...
BELZONI...ISOLA...DURANT...TCHULA...LEXINGTON...P ICKENS...
GOODMAN...MAYERSVILLE...ROLLING FORK...ANGUILLA...YAZOO CITY
723 PM CST MON JAN 14 2013

...ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST TUESDAY...

AN ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST TUESDAY.

* TIMING: FREEZING RAIN WILL REDEVELOP OVERNIGHT...PARTICULARLY AFTER
MIDNIGHT AS ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE APPROACHES.

* MAIN IMPACT: ICE ACCUMULATION OF A QUARTER TO HALF INCH OCCURRED
OVER MUCH OF THE WARNING AREA EARLIER TODAY. ADDITIONAL ICE
ACCUMULATION OF 0.25 TO 0.5 INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE LATER TONIGHT
INTO TUESDAY.


* OTHER IMPACTS: SUCH ICING WILL CAUSE DANGEROUS TRAVEL
CONDITIONS ON ELEVATED SURFACES...PARTICULARLY ON BRIDGES AND
OVERPASSES. ADDITIONALLY...ACCUMULATING ICE ON TREES AND POWER
LINES MAY CAUSE THEM TO FAIL...RESULTING IN DOWNED LINES AND
SUBSEQUENT POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF ICE ACCUMULATIONS
WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. 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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