Saturday, March 20, 2010

Hazardous Weahte rupdate

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE MISSOURI
OZARKS AND EXTREME SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A WINTER STORM WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT WINTER
PRECIPITATION AND FLOODING THIS WEEKEND.

SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR EXTREME SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND
PORTIONS OF WESTERN MISSOURI. THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS...RANGING FROM
FOUR TO SEVEN INCHES WILL OCCUR ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM
ANDERSON UP TO TRUMAN LAKE. SIGNIFICANT TRAVEL IMPACTS WILL BE
POSSIBLE ALONG THE HIGHWAY 71 CORRIDOR. FURTHER EAST NEAR THE
HIGHWAY 65 CORRIDOR...PRECIPITATION WILL PRIMARILY FALL AS RAIN
AND FREEZING RAIN WITH MINOR ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF LESS THAN 2
TENTHS OF AN INCH.

IN ADDITION...HEAVY RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE TO THREE INCHES COULD
RESULT IN FLOODING OF SMALL STREAMS...LOW WATER CROSSINGS AND
MAIN STEM RIVERS.

THOSE WITH TRAVEL PLANS SHOULD CLOSELY CONTINUE TO MONITOR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OUTLOOKS AND FORECASTS FOR THE LATEST
UPDATES. THIS WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT ADJACENT AREAS OF
NORTHEAST OKLAHOMA...EASTERN KANSAS AND NORTHWEST MISSOURI.

DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

SNOWFALL WILL END ACROSS THE AREA MONDAY MORNING. NO OTHER
HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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