Sunday, March 2, 2014

Winter Storm Warning - Update

Weather Update from ArtMorris.com
WWUS43 KSGF 030518
WSWSGF

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
1118 PM CST SUN MAR 2 2014

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>095-101>103-031330-
/O.CON.KSGF.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-140303T1200Z/
/O.CON.KSGF.WC.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-140303T1800Z/
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-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-
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...ANDERSON...PINEVILLE...MONETT...CASSVILLE...
KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA
1118 PM CST SUN MAR 2 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY...
...WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST MONDAY...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
MONDAY. A WIND CHILL ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST
MONDAY.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...SNOW INTENSITY AND COVERAGE IS EXPECTED TO
INCREASE OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL HOURS AS A HEAVIER BAND MOVES OUT
OF OKLAHOMA AND ACROSS THE REGION. AREAS ALONG AND SOUTH OF U.S.
60 APPEAR MOST LIKELY TO SEE THIS BAND OF ENHANCED SNOWFALL.
SNOW WILL BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT WHICH
WILL LIMIT VISIBILITIES TO UNDER A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...SNOW WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT
FOR AREA.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS... AN ADDITIONAL ONE TO THREE INCHES OF SNOWIS
POSSIBLE TONIGHT ACROSS THE AREA...WITH THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS
NEAR U.S. 60. A STORM TOTAL OF TWO TO SIX INCHES OF SNOW AND
ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY...NORTHERLY WIND GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH WILL RESULT
IN SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW OVERNIGHT. VISIBILITIES MAY
BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* WIND CHILL VALUES...WIND CHILLS WILL FALL TO BETWEEN 10 AND 20 DEGREES
BELOW ZERO TONIGHT.

* 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 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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