Winter Storm Warning
Expires 6:00 AM CST on March 05, 2015

Statement as of 10:34 am CST on March 4, 2015


... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 am CST
Thursday...

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 am CST Thursday.

* Event... freezing rain... sleet... and snow... will spread across
northern Arkansas.

* Accumulations... snow and sleet accumulations will range from 3
to 6 inches... with the largest amounts to the northeast toward
Batesville and Newport. Some light freezing rain accumulations
may also be possible... with up to a tenth of an inch before
precipitation transitions to sleet and snow.

* Timing... this event will unfold mainly this afternoon and
tonight.

* Impacts... travel issues are expected on area roadways...
especially given well below freezing temperatures tonight.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow... sleet...
and ice are expected or occurring. Strong winds are also
possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.






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Lake Wind Advisory
Expires 6:00 AM CST on March 05, 2015

Statement as of 4:12 am CST on March 4, 2015


... Lake Wind Advisory remains in effect from noon today to 6 am
CST Thursday...

A lake Wind Advisory remains in effect from noon today to 6 am
CST Thursday.

* Event... north to northeast winds will increase... and will
become gusty. Wind speeds will average 15 to 30 mph... with
some higher gusts possible.

* Timing... gusty winds are expected this afternoon and tonight.

* Areas affected... this advisory affects places southeast of
Hardy... Conway and Murfreesboro.

* Impacts... blowing and drifting of snow will be noted as winds
pick up... especially in northeast Arkansas where the heaviest
snow is expected. Power outages could also occur in the
northeast... and also in the southeast where icing could become
significant.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A lake Wind Advisory indicates that winds will cause rough chop
on area lakes. Small boats will be especially prone to capsizing.





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