Saturday, January 4, 2014

Winter Weather Advisory

Weather Update from ArtMorris.com
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
323 PM CST SAT JAN 4 2014

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

.A STRONG WINTER STORM WILL MOVE OUT OF THE PLAINS AND ACROSS THE
MISSOURI OZARKS AND SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS FROM TONIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION FROM THIS
EVENING INTO THE OVERNIGHT PERIOD 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 ARE THEN EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
FROM LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING...ESPECIALLY ALONG AND EAST
OF THE HIGHWAY 65 CORRIDOR. 7 TO 9 INCHES OF SNOW WITH LOCALIZED
AMOUNTS UP TO 10 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 TAPER OFF TO FLURRIES AND END FROM WEST TO EAST SUNDAY
AFTERNOON.

MEANWHILE...STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY THIS STORM SYSTEM
RESULTING IN NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS AT TIMES ACROSS THE CENTRAL
AND EASTERN MISSOURI OZARKS SUNDAY MORNING. 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 ON SUNDAY.

DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS ARE THEN EXPECTED SUNDAY NIGHT 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
323 PM CST SAT JAN 4 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO NOON CST SUNDAY...
...WIND CHILL WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SUNDAY TO NOON CST
MONDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A WIND
CHILL WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM SUNDAY TO NOON CST
MONDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW IS
NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST SUNDAY.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...A MIXTURE OF PATCHY DRIZZLE AND LIGHT RAIN
WILL TRANSITION TO LIGHT SNOW THIS EVENING. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
FROM A DUSTING UP TO AN INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH
MIDNIGHT...ESPECIALLY UP TOWARDS TRUMAN LAKE. LIGHT TO MODERATE
SNOW IS THEN EXPECTED TO DEVELOP FROM LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY
MORNING.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...AREAS WEST OF THE HIGHWAY 65
CORRIDOR FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING.

* 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 FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MUCH OF
SUNDAY. THIS WILL CREATE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WHILE
FREQUENTLY REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO LESS THAN A MILE.

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

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL DETERIORATE FROM NORTHWEST TO
SOUTHEAST FROM THIS EVENING INTO SUNDAY MORNING...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.

A WIND CHILL WARNING MEANS THE COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND
STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. THIS
WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR DEATH IF
PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

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SCHAUMANN



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