Saturday, January 4, 2014

Winter Weather Advisory - Update

Weather Update from ArtMorris.com
WWUS43 KSGF 041430
WSWSGF

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
830 AM CST SAT JAN 4 2014

...WINTER STORM AND VERY COLD TEMPERATURES...

.A STRONG WINTER STORM WILL MOVE OUT OF THE NORTHERN PLAINS AND
ACROSS THE MISSOURI OZARKS AND SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS FROM THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL BEGIN TO MOVE
THROUGH THE REGION SATURDAY AFTERNOON AS PRECIPITATION BEGINS TO
SPREAD NORTH FROM ARKANSAS. THE PRECIPITATION WILL INITIALLY BEGIN AS
LIGHT RAIN OR DRIZZLE AND TRANSITION QUICKLY TO SNOW LATE THIS
AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING.

PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING THE
OVERNIGHT HOURS SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY MORNING. PORTIONS OF THE
EASTERN OZARKS SHOULD EXPECT 5 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOWFALL WITH
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND THE
WESTERN MISSOURI OZARKS...2 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOWFALL ARE EXPECTED.
SNOW WILL TAPER OFF TO FLURRIES AND END FROM WEST TO EAST SUNDAY
AFTERNOON.

BEHIND THIS SYSTEM...AN ARCTIC AIR MASS WILL OVERSPREAD THE
REGION. LOWS ON BOTH SUNDAY AND MONDAY NIGHTS WILL RANGE FROM
ZERO TO NEAR TEN BELOW ZERO...WITH THE COLDEST READINGS EXPECTED
ACROSS CENTRAL MISSOURI. HIGHS ARE MONDAY WILL REMAIN IN THE
SINGLE DIGITS. STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY THE ARCTIC AIR
MASS AND WILL RESULT IN WIND CHILL VALUES OF 20 TO 30 BELOW ZERO
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...WITH WIND CHILL VALUES OF 10 TO 20
BELOW MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY.

BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL ALSO OCCUR AS THE WINDS INCREASE
SATURDAY EVENING INTO SUNDAY REDUCING VISIBILITIES BELOW ONE MILE
AT TIMES.


KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>057-066>069-077>080-088>091-093>095-101>104-
050000-
/O.CON.KSGF.WW.Y.0002.140105T0000Z-140105T1500Z/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-VERNON-ST. CLAIR-
HICKORY-CAMDEN-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-
WEBSTER-NEWTON-LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-TANEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...
BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...WARSAW...COLE CAMP...VERSAILLES...
ELDON...LAKE OZARK...NEVADA...APPLETON CITY...OSCEOLA...
HERMITAGE...OSAGE BEACH...CAMDENTON...LAMAR...EL DORADO SPRINGS...
STOCKTON...BOLIVAR...BUFFALO...JOPLIN...CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD...
SPRINGFIELD...MARSHFIELD...ROGERSVILLE...NEOSHO...AURORA...
MOUNT VERNON...NIXA...OZARK...ANDERSON...PINEVILLE...MONETT...
CASSVILLE...KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA...BRANSON...FORSYTH
830 AM CST SAT JAN 4 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS
EVENING TO 9 AM CST SUNDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW REMAINS IN
EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM CST SUNDAY.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND THE
WESTERN MISSOURI OZARKS WEST OF A GAINESVILLE TO LEBANON TO
VIENNA MISSOURI LINE THIS EVENING INTO SUNDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 6
INCHES WITH THE LESSER AMOUNTS OCCURRING ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN
KANSAS.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY...STRONG WINDS WILL AFFECT THE REGION AS
THE STORM SYSTEM EXITS THE REGION. NORTHERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 20
MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH WILL ALLOW FOR BLOWING AND DRIFTING
SNOW ACROSS THE AREA. THE BLOWING SNOW WILL REDUCE VISIBILITIES
AT TIMES TO A MILE OF LESS.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL DETERIORATE FROM NORTHWEST TO
SOUTHEAST FROM THIS EVENING INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS...INCLUDING
STATE HIGHWAYS 54...13...AND 65...AND ALONG INTERSTATES 49 AND
44.

DANGEROUSLY COLD CONDITIONS WILL SPREAD INTO THE REGION SUNDAY
NIGHT INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK BEHIND THIS SYSTEM. WIND CHILL VALUES
SUNDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING WILL FALL TO 10 TO 30 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

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TERRY



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