Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Winter Weather Advisory - Update

Weather Update from ArtMorris.com
WWUS43 KSGF 041940
WSWSGF

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
140 PM CST TUE FEB 4 2014

...WINTER STORM CONTINUING TODAY...


KSZ101-MOZ057-058-068>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-050300-
/O.CON.KSGF.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-140205T1200Z/
CHEROKEE-MILLER-MARIES-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...BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...ELDON...
LAKE OZARK...VIENNA...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
140 PM CST TUE FEB 4 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
WEDNESDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN
REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL TAPER TO
FREEZING DRIZZLE WITH OCCASIONAL LIGHT SNOW THIS AFTERNOON EAST
OF THE HIGHWAY 65 CORRIDOR. POCKETS OF SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN
ARE ALSO EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI. PATCHY
FREEZING DRIZZLE WITH POCKETS OF LIGHT SNOW ARE THEN EXPECTED
TONIGHT ACROSS THE EASTERN MISSOURI OZARKS.

MEANWHILE...PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE WITH OCCASIONAL POCKETS OF
LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT WEST OF THE HIGHWAY 65
CORRIDOR.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...THROUGH TONIGHT FOR SOUTHEASTERN
KANSAS AND THE MISSOURI OZARKS SOUTH OF A GIRARD KANSAS TO
VERSAILLES MISSOURI LINE.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 1
TO 3 INCHES WITH LOCALIZED AMOUNTS AROUND 4 INCHES. THE HIGHEST
SNOW AMOUNTS WILL LIKELY OCCUR FROM THE BULL SHOALS LAKE REGION
TOWARDS WEST PLAINS AND WINONA. SLEET ACCUMULATIONS UP TO A
QUARTER INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE...MAINLY NEAR THE ARKANSAS BORDER.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO A TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATION
IS EXPECTED GENERALLY SOUTH OF A BRANSON TO EMINENCE LINE. A
VERY THIN GLAZE WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF
THE ADVISORY AREA DUE TO THE EXPECTED FREEZING DRIZZLE.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY...MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL RATES
COULD REDUCE THE VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN A HALF MILE AT TIMES.
WIND GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH COULD CAUSE SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING
SNOW.

* IMPACTS...THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION IS INDICATING ROADS
ARE SNOW COVERED WITH SEVERAL ACCIDENTS ACROSS EXTREME
SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND WEST CENTRAL MISSOURI. SNOW COVERED AND
TREACHEROUS ROADWAYS WILL LIKELY PERSIST THROUGH TONIGHT. PATCHY
FREEZING DRIZZLE AND BLOWING SNOW MAY ALSO ADD TO TRAVEL
DIFFICULTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...
OR FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

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SCHAUMANN



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