Sunday, March 2, 2014

Winter Storm Warning - Update

Weather Update from ArtMorris.com
WWUS43 KSGF 021307
WSWSGF

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
707 AM CST SUN MAR 2 2014


KSZ097-101-MOZ070-071-077-079>083-088>096-101>103-022330-
/O.CON.KSGF.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-140303T1200Z/
/O.CON.KSGF.WC.Y.0004.140303T0000Z-140303T1800Z/
CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-PULASKI-PHELPS-BARTON-POLK-DALLAS-LACLEDE-TEXAS-
DENT-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-NEWTON-LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-
DOUGLAS-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PITTSBURG...BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...
FORT LEONARD WOOD...WAYNESVILLE...ROLLA...LAMAR...BOLIVAR...
BUFFALO...LEBANON...HOUSTON...CABOOL...SALEM...JOPLIN...
CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD...SPRINGFIELD...MARSHFIELD...ROGERSVILLE...
MOUNTAIN GROVE...MANSFIELD...NEOSHO...AURORA...MOUNT VERNON...
NIXA...OZARK...AVA...ANDERSON...PINEVILLE...MONETT...CASSVILLE...
KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA
707 AM CST SUN MAR 2 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO NOON CST MONDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND SLEET REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL
6 AM CST MONDAY. A WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM
THIS EVENING TO NOON CST MONDAY.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...SLEET AND VERY LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE
ACROSS THE REGION THIS MORNING. WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL BECOME
MORE SCATTERED IN NATURE LATER THIS MORNING INTO THIS
AFTERNOON...BEFORE INCREASING AGAIN LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO
THIS EVENING. MANY ROADWAYS ARE COVERED WITH SNOW AND
SLEET...RESULTING IN TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
TONIGHT FOR AREAS NORTH OF A LINE FROM BRANSON TO
EMINENCE...INCLUDING THE GREATER U.S. 60 AND I-44 CORRIDORS.
BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS CAN BE EXPECTED FROM THIS EVENING
THROUGH MID DAY MONDAY.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL LIGHT SLEET
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED DURING THE DAY TODAY...WITH
ADDITIONAL LOCALIZED SLEET ACCUMULATIONS OF UP TO A HALF INCH.
LATER THIS EVENING INTO TONIGHT...SNOW IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE
REGION. MANY LOCATIONS CAN EXPECT 4 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW TO
FALL...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO 8 INCHES. SNOWFALL
RATES MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A GLAZE TO TENTH OF AN INCH OF FREEZING RAIN
OCCURRED LATE LAST NIGHT ACROSS THE REGION...BUT THE THREAT OF
FREEZING RAIN HAS ENDED THIS MORNING.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY...NORTHERLY WIND GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH WILL RESULT
IN CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW LATER THIS EVENING
AND TONIGHT. VISIBILITIES WILL BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN A HALF
MILE AT TIMES.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...WIND CHILL VALUES WILL REMAIN AROUND ZERO
TODAY ACROSS THE AREA. TONIGHT AND EARLY MONDAY...WIND CHILLS
WILL FALL TO BETWEEN 10 AND 20 DEGREES BELOW ZERO.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL ACROSS THE REGION HAS BECOME DIFFICULT AND
DANGEROUS. BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW MAY LIMIT THE VISIBILITY
TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES. VERY COLD TEMPERATURES WILL RESULT IN A
RISK FOR FROSTBITE AND HYPOTHERMIA FOR ANYONE WITHOUT PROPER
SHELTER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW AND SLEET ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. TRAVEL IS LIKELY TO BE SEVERELY IMPACTED.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS
WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN
FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS...MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND
GLOVES.

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