Sunday, January 5, 2014

Winter Weather Advisory - Update

Weather Update from ArtMorris.com
WWUS43 KSGF 051847
WSWSGF

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1247 PM CST SUN JAN 5 2014

...WINTER STORM BEGINNING TO DEPART WITH DANGEROUSLY COLD
TEMPERATURES IN ITS WAKE...

.LOW PRESSURE CENTERED NEAR THE WESTERN OHIO RIVER WILL CONTINUE
TO TRACK EAST-NORTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY THIS AFTERNOON.
A BAND OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW ON THE BACKSIDE OF THE LOW WILL
EXIT THE EASTERN MISSOURI OZARKS BY MID-AFTERNOON. LIGHT SNOW AND
FLURRIES WILL PERSIST WELL BEHIND THE LOW...ENDING FROM WEST TO
EAST FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY THIS EVENING. EVEN
THOUGH THE SNOW WILL BE WINDING DOWN ACROSS THE REGION...BRISK AND
GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE BLOWING
AND DRIFTING SNOW THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. WIND CHILLS WILL REMAIN
IN THE 0 TO -10 RANGE THROUGHOUT THE AFTERNOON.

STORM TOTALS OF 7 TO 10 INCHES 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 3 TO
5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF WESTERN MISSOURI AND
EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS.

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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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
1247 PM CST SUN JAN 5 2014

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

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

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...LIGHT SNOW AND FLURRIES WILL SLOWLY END FROM
WEST TO EAST ACROSS EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND WESTERN
MISSOURI THIS AFTERNOON. ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE MINOR.
BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGHOUT THE
AFTERNOON AS STRONG AND GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS
PERSIST.

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

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL 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 MILE.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...WIND CHILLS WILL REMAIN IN THE ZERO TO TEN
BELOW ZERO RANGE THIS AFTERNOON 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 13 DEGREE
RANGE BY MONDAY MORNING...WITH THE COLDEST READINGS 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 PERSIST EARLY THIS 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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