Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Kansas City/Pleasant Hill, MO

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
343 AM CST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ACROSS NORTHWEST MISSOURI MONDAY NIGHT INTO
TUESDAY...

.A STRONG WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL LIFT ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS
MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY. MUCH OF THE FORECAST AREA WILL BE TOO
WARM FOR SNOW FOR MUCH OF THE EVENT...BUT AREAS OF NORTHEAST KANSAS
AND FAR NORTHWEST MISSOURI WONT BE AS LUCKY. AS A RESULT THIS WILL
ALLOW FOR A VERY TIGHT SNOWFALL GRADIENT ACROSS NORTHWEST MISSOURI
TUESDAY. ADDITIONALLY...BLOWING SNOW MAY BE AN ISSUE AS GUSTY EAST
WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY THE SNOWFALL.

KSZ102-MOZ001-002-011-012-311745-
/O.NEW.KEAX.WS.A.0001.160202T0000Z-160203T1200Z/
DONIPHAN-ATCHISON MO-NODAWAY-HOLT-ANDREW-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TROY...TARKIO...ROCKPORT...MARYVILLE...
MOUND CITY...OREGON...SAVANNAH
343 AM CST SUN JAN 31 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL HAS
ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY
EVENING THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO FALL ACROSS EXTREME NORTHEAST KANSAS
  AND FAR NORTHWEST MISSOURI MONDAY EVENING...PERSISTING THROUGH
  MUCH OF TUESDAY BEFORE ENDING TUESDAY EVENING.

* MAIN IMPACT...TRAVEL IS GOING TO BE VERY DIFFICULT AS 6 OR MORE
  INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE IN AREAS NORTH AND WEST OF A LINE
  FORM ST JOSEPH TO MARYVILLE.

* OTHER IMPACTS...STRONG AND GUSTY EAST WINDS WILL PREVAIL WITH THE
  SNOWFALL TUESDAY...LIKELY RESULTING IN NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES
  DURING THE HEAVIEST BURSTS OF SNOW...WHICH ARE LIKELY TUESDAY
  MORNING.

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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