Friday, January 3, 2014

Special Weather Statement

Weather Update from ArtMorris.com
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
307 AM CST FRI JAN 3 2014

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-032200-
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-VERNON-
ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-
LACLEDE-TEXAS-DENT-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-NEWTON-
LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-DOUGLAS-HOWELL-SHANNON-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-
TANEY-OZARK-OREGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...
BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...WARSAW...COLE CAMP...VERSAILLES...
ELDON...LAKE OZARK...VIENNA...NEVADA...APPLETON CITY...OSCEOLA...
HERMITAGE...OSAGE BEACH...CAMDENTON...FORT LEONARD WOOD...
WAYNESVILLE...ROLLA...LAMAR...EL DORADO SPRINGS...STOCKTON...
BOLIVAR...BUFFALO...LEBANON...HOUSTON...CABOOL...SALEM...JOPLIN...
CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD...SPRINGFIELD...MARSHFIELD...ROGERSVILLE...
MOUNTAIN GROVE...MANSFIELD...NEOSHO...AURORA...MOUNT VERNON...
NIXA...OZARK...AVA...WEST PLAINS...WINONA...EMINENCE...ANDERSON...
PINEVILLE...MONETT...CASSVILLE...KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA...
BRANSON...FORSYTH...GAINESVILLE...THEODOSIA...THAYER...ALTON
307 AM CST FRI JAN 3 2014

...ACCUMULATING SNOW LIKELY SATURDAY EVENING INTO SUNDAY THEN
BITTERLY COLD TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR SUNDAY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK...

THE ACTIVE WINTER SEASON ACROSS THE REGION WILL CONTINUE AS YET
ANOTHER ROUND OF SNOW IS EXPECTED SATURDAY EVENING INTO SUNDAY.
THE SNOW WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A BLAST OF FRIGID AIR SUNDAY INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

A STORM SYSTEM WILL TAKE SHAPE OVER THE MIDWEST LATE SATURDAY AND
SATURDAY NIGHT. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER THE REGION
SATURDAY EVENING AND MOVE NORTHEASTWARD INTO THE OHIO RIVER VALLEY
REGION ON SUNDAY. A SWATH OF ACCUMULATING SNOW IS LIKELY ACROSS
THE ENTIRE OUTLOOK AREA. AT THIS TIME THE MOST FAVORED AREA FOR
ACCUMULATING SNOW EXCEEDING FOUR INCHES IS EAST OF THE HIGHWAY 65
CORRIDOR...WITH LESSER AMOUNTS EXPECTED TO THE WEST. PLEASE STAY
ABREAST OF THE LATEST FORECASTS AS UPDATES WILL FURTHER REFINE
SNOW ACCUMULATION EXPECTATIONS.

CONFIDENCE IS HIGH THAT A BITTERLY COLD AIRMASS WILL MOVE INTO THE
REGION SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. STRONG ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL
MOVE INTO THE MIDWEST AND DELIVER THE COLDEST AIRMASS OF THE
SEASON. LOW TEMPERATURES SUNDAY NIGHT WILL RANGE FROM NEAR 10
DEGREES BELOW ZERO IN CENTRAL MISSOURI TO AROUND ZERO DEGREES IN AREAS
NEAR THE MISSOURI ARKANSAS STATE LINE. HIGH TEMPERATURES ON MONDAY
WILL STRUGGLE TO RISE INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE ZERO. LOWS MONDAY
NIGHT WILL RANGE FROM AROUND 5 DEGREES BELOW ZERO ACROSS CENTRAL
MISSOURI TO AROUND 5 DEGREES ABOVE ZERO ACROSS FAR SOUTHWESTERN
MISSOURI. IN ADDITION...A NORTHERLY WIND WILL PRODUCE WIND CHILL
VALUES BETWEEN -5 AND -25 DEGREES AT TIMES FROM SUNDAY THROUGH
EARLY TUESDAY. IF SNOW COVER DEVELOPS AS EXPECTED...THERE IS A
RISK TEMPERATURES MAY BE COLDER THAN FORECAST.

ALL AREA INTERESTS ARE URGED TO STAY ABREAST OF THE LATEST
FORECASTS AS FURTHER REFINEMENTS ARE EXPECTED.

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