Sunday, January 5, 2014

Winter Weather Advisory - Update

Weather Update from ArtMorris.com
WWUS43 KSGF 051535
WSWSGF

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
935 AM CST SUN JAN 5 2014

...WINTER STORM AND DANGEROUSLY COLD TEMPERATURES...

.A STRONG WINTER STORM WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS THE MISSOURI
OZARKS AND SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS TODAY. MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW HAS
SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA THIS MORNING AND WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
REMAINDER OF THE MORNING INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON. LIGHT TO
MODERATE SNOW WILL THEN PERSIST THROUGH MUCH OF THIS
AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN MISSOURI
OZARKS. GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL PRODUCE SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND
DRIFTING OF SNOW.

THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR ALONG AND EAST OF THE U.S.
65 CORRIDOR AND NORTH OF U.S. 60. 7 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW WITH
LOCALIZED AMOUNTS UP TO 11 INCHES ARE EXPECTED EAST OF HIGHWAY 65
AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 60. A SWATH OF 4 TO 7 INCHES IS EXPECTED
ALONG THE HIGHWAY 65 CORRIDOR AND SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 60 IN SOUTH
CENTRAL MISSOURI. AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
REMAINDER OF WESTERN MISSOURI AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS.
SNOW WILL FINALLY BEGIN TO END FROM WEST TO EAST FROM EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON INTO EARLY THIS EVENING.

MEANWHILE...STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY THIS STORM SYSTEM
RESULTING IN NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS AT TIMES ACROSS THE CENTRAL
AND EASTERN MISSOURI OZARKS. VISIBILITIES DOWN TO AROUND A
QUARTER MILE OR LESS ALONG WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW CAN BE
EXPECTED. WIND CHILL VALUES WILL ALSO FALL BELOW ZERO THROUGHOUT
THE DAY TODAY.

DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS ARE THEN EXPECTED TONIGHT AS
TEMPERATURES FALL INTO THE 0 TO -10 RANGE. WIND CHILLS BY EARLY
MONDAY MORNING WILL RANGE FROM -20 TO -30.


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052100-
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/O.CON.KSGF.WC.W.0001.140106T0000Z-140106T1800Z/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-VERNON-ST. CLAIR-BARTON-
CEDAR-JASPER-DADE-NEWTON-LAWRENCE-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...
BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...WARSAW...COLE CAMP...VERSAILLES...
NEVADA...APPLETON CITY...OSCEOLA...LAMAR...EL DORADO SPRINGS...
STOCKTON...JOPLIN...CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD...NEOSHO...AURORA...
MOUNT VERNON...ANDERSON...PINEVILLE...MONETT...CASSVILLE...
KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA
935 AM CST SUN JAN 5 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON CST MONDAY...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IS NOW IN
EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON. A WIND CHILL WARNING
REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST MONDAY.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...MODERATE TO SOMETIMES HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING
SNOW WILL BEGIN TO DIMINISH BY LATE MORNING. VISIBILITIES WILL
FREQUENTLY BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN A HALF MILE. LIGHT SNOW WILL
THEN PERSIST THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...AREAS WEST OF THE HIGHWAY 65
CORRIDOR THROUGH EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 5
INCHES WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS CLOSER TO HIGHWAY 65.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY...SUSTAINED NORTH WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH
WITH GUSTS OVER 30 MPH ARE EXPECTED TODAY. THIS WILL CREATE
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WHILE FREQUENTLY REDUCING VISIBILITIES
TO LESS THAN A HALF MILE.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...WIND CHILLS WILL FALL INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS
BELOW ZERO THIS MORNING AND THEN FALL INTO THE MINUS 20 TO MINUS
30 BELOW ZERO RANGE FROM LATE TONIGHT INTO EARLY MONDAY MORNING.
AIR TEMPERATURES WILL FALL INTO THE 0 TO MINUS 10 DEGREE RANGE
BY MONDAY MORNING...WITH THE COLDEST READING ACROSS CENTRAL
MISSOURI.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL BE TREACHEROUS THROUGH EARLY
THIS AFTERNOON...INCLUDING STATE HIGHWAYS 54...60... AND
13...ALONG WITH INTERSTATES 49 AND 44. DANGEROUSLY COLD
CONDITIONS WILL ALSO DEVELOP STARTING LATE TONIGHT AND PERSIST
THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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.

THE BITTER COLD AND STRONG WINDS CAN FREEZE EXPOSED FLESH IN A
MATTER OF MINUTES...SO DRESS WARMLY. LAYERS OF PROTECTIVE CLOTHING
ARE MORE EFFECTIVE THAN A SINGLE LAYER OF THICK CLOTHING.

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SCHAUMANN



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