Thursday, February 27, 2014

Winter Storm Watch - Update

Weather Update from ArtMorris.com
WWUS43 KSGF 280126
WSWSGF

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
726 PM CST THU FEB 27 2014

...POTENTIAL SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM TO IMPACT THE REGION THIS
WEEKEND...

.A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING WINTRY WEATHER TO THE REGION
FROM SATURDAY EVENING INTO SUNDAY NIGHT. ACCUMULATIONS OF SLEET
AND FREEZING RAIN MAY BE SIGNIFICANT WITH SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ON
TOP OF THE ICE. THE ENTIRE AREA IS EXPECTED TO SEE A MIX OF
FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW. AT THIS TIME THE HIGHEST ICE
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN MISSOURI GENERALLY
SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 44 WITH THE HIGHEST SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ALONG
AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 54. THE HIGHEST SLEET ACCUMULATIONS WILL
OCCUR GENERALLY ALONG AND JUST NORTH OF THE INTERSTATE 44
CORRIDOR.

UNCERTAINTY REMAINS ON THE EXACT TRACK OF THIS SYSTEM AND THE
CORRESPONDING PRECIPITATION TYPE AND ACCUMULATIONS.

BITTERLY COLD TEMPERATURES WILL IMPACT THE REGION EARLY NEXT
WEEK. TEMPERATURES WILL BE 20 TO 30 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL WITH
HIGHS IN THE TEENS AND 20S...AND LOWS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS. WIND
CHILLS AROUND 10 BELOW WILL BE POSSIBLE BOTH SUNDAY AND MONDAY
NIGHTS.

INTERESTS ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND THE MISSOURI OZARKS ARE
ENCOURAGED TO REMAIN WEATHER AWARE THROUGH THE WEEKEND...AND
CHECK BACK OFTEN FOR THE LATEST FORECAST INFORMATION.

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-281200-
/O.CON.KSGF.WS.A.0003.140302T0000Z-140303T1200Z/
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
726 PM CST THU FEB 27 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...ACROSS EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS
AND THE MISSOURI OZARKS SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS MAY
RANGE FROM 1 TO 6 INCHES. THE SNOW AMOUNTS WILL BE LOWER WHERE
SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN OCCUR.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...FREEZING RAIN WITH SOME ICE ACCUMULATION IS
EXPECTED ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA. POTENTIALLY SIGNIFICANT ICE
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN MISSOURI
GENERALLY SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 44.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY...NORTHEASTERLY WINDS COULD GUST BETWEEN
20 AND 30 MPH AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...SNOW AND ICE COVERED ROADS WILL RESULT IN DANGEROUS
TRAVEL CONDITIONS. FREEZING RAIN WILL ACCUMULATE ON TREES AND
POWER LINES WITH SOME POWER OUTAGES POSSIBLE MAINLY ACROSS FAR
SOUTHERN MISSOURI.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

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FOSTER



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