Winter Storm Watch Sunday Afternoon Through Monday Morning

winter stormTHE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING FOR THE WRMJ LISTENING AREA.

* TIMING…FROM MID AFTERNOON SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…UP TO 1 INCH SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY
MORNING.

* WINDS…NORTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH LATE
SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT.

* VISIBILITIES…BELOW ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES DUE TO BLOWING
SNOW. WHITE OUT CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE.

* TEMPERATURES…WELL BELOW ZERO SUNDAY NIGHT.

* WIND CHILL READINGS…AS LOW AS 36 BELOW SUNDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS…A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS OVER FRESH SNOW WILL
CREATE WIDESPREAD BLOWING SNOW…AND DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND
CHILLS LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW…SLEET …AND/OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT WOULD SERIOUSLY
IMPACT TRAVEL. IN THIS CASE…HIGH IMPACT BLOWING SNOW AND
DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS ARE THE REASON FOR THE WATCH. MONITOR LATER
FORECASTS FOR UPDATES.