Winter Storm Warning in Effect

Staff Writer

FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE:

Winter Storm Warning

...WIDESPREAD WINTER WEATHER IS EXPECTED SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH
MONDAY ACROSS MUCH OF THE NATURAL STATE...

A winter storm warning has been issued for these counties in Arkansas:
ARKANSAS-CLARK-CLEBURNE-CLEVELAND-CONWAY-DALLAS-FAULKNER-GARLAND-
GRANT-HOT SPRING-JEFFERSON-JOHNSON-LOGAN-LONOKE-MONROE-MONTGOMERY-
PERRY-PIKE-POLK-POPE-PRAIRIE-PULASKI-SALINE-SCOTT-VAN BUREN-WHITE-
WOODRUFF-YELL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ARKADELPHIA...AUGUSTA...BEEBE...
BENTON...BOONEVILLE...BRINKLEY...BRYANT...CABOT...CLARENDON...
CLARKSVILLE...CLINTON...CONWAY...COTTON PLANT...DANVILLE...
DARDANELLE...DE VALLS BLUFF...DE WITT...DES ARC...FAIRFIELD BAY...
FORDYCE...GLENWOOD...HAZEN...HEBER SPRINGS...HOT SPRINGS...
LITTLE ROCK...LONOKE...MALVERN...MCCRORY...MENA...MORRILTON...
MOUNT IDA...MURFREESBORO...NORMAN...NORTH LITTLE ROCK...OLA...
PARIS...PERRYVILLE...PINE BLUFF...RUSSELLVILLE...SEARCY...
SHERIDAN...STUTTGART...WALDRON
1000 PM CST SUN FEB 15 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST MONDAY...

* EVENT: A MIXTURE OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN WILL FALL ACROSS THE
REGION OVERNIGHT INTO MONDAY. AS THE SYSTEM EXITS MONDAY
AFTERNOON...THERE MAY BE A BRIEF PERIOD OF SNOW.

* AREAS AFFECTED: CENTRAL AND SOUTH CENTRAL ARKANSAS...INCLUDING
THE ARKANSAS RIVER VALLEY AND INTERSTATE 40 CORRIDORS...AND THE
OUACHITA MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING: TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* SLEET ACCUMULATIONS: ONE TO TWO INCHES.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS: BETWEEN ONE QUARTER AND ONE HALF OF AN
INCH...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS AREAS EAST OF LITTLE ROCK.

* IMPACTS: WITH ACCUMULATING SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN ACROSS THE
REGION...TRAVEL WILL LIKELY BE DIFFICULT. WITH ICE ACCUMULATIONS
LIKELY...ESPECIALLY ON TREES AND POWER LINES...SCATTERED UTILITY
INTERRUPTIONS COULD BE POSSIBLE.

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