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Winter Storm Watch

Statement as of 8:53 PM CST on January 30, 2015

Expires 7:00 PM EST on February 01, 2015


... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Saturday evening
through Sunday afternoon...

* timing... rain and snow mixed is expected on Saturday changing
to all snow by late Saturday afternoon or Saturday evening.
Snow will pick up in intensity Saturday night and continue
into Sunday.

* Storm total snow... accumulations of 6 to 10 inches are expected
with locally higher amounts... especially toward the Missouri
border. Highest widespread amounts appear to be most likely in
the eastern side of the watch area.

* Winds/visibility... north winds will increase Saturday night
and persist into Sunday at 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

* Impacts... roads will become slick and hazardous. Drifting snow
will create low visibilities Sunday and may make it difficult
for Road crews to keep roads clear... especially in open areas.

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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Colorado - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
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Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Flood Warning
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Illinois - Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement
Indiana - Winter Storm Watch
Iowa - Winter Storm Watch
Louisiana - Flood Warning
Maine - Winter Storm Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
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Michigan - Winter Storm Watch , Record Report
Missouri - Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory
Nevada - Record Report
New Hampshire - Winter Weather Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
New Jersey - Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Public Information Statement
New York - Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Wind Chill Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Special Statement
Ohio - Winter Storm Watch , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Winter Weather Advisory
Oregon - Air Stagnation Advisory
Pennsylvania - Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Wind Chill Advisory, Winter Storm Watch , Wind Chill Advisory , Lake Effect Snow Advisory, Wind Chill Advisory , Public Information Statement
Rhode Island - Wind Advisory , Winter Storm Watch , Special Statement
Tennessee - Special Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Winter Weather Advisory , Special Statement
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Public Information Statement
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Virginia - Wind Advisory , Wind Chill Advisory , Public Information Statement
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Wisconsin - Winter Storm Watch
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