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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO
1145 PM CST FRI JAN 13 2017

...ICE STORM EXPECTED THIS WEEKEND...

.A BAND OF FREEZING RAIN HAS BEGUN TO LIFT NORTH ACROSS EASTERN
KANSAS AND NORTHERN MISSOURI. GIVEN THE SUB-FREEZING SURFACE
TEMPERATURES...IT TOOK VERY LITTLE TIME FOR THIS BAND OF FREEZING
RAIN TO QUICKLY START ACCUMULATING ICE. WHILE THIS BAND OF RAIN IS
RATHER DISCREET...IT IS MOVING NORTH OF THE CURRENT ICE STORM
WARNING...THEREFORE HAVE GONE AHEAD AND MOVED UP THE ONSET TIME
FOR THE NORTHERN SEGMENT OF THE WARNING TO START NOW. LIKELY WE
WONT HAVE MUCH... IF ANY...ICE ACCUMULATION DURING THE DAYLIGHT
HOURS AS THE FOCUS FOR PRECIPITATION MOVES SOUTH FOR DAY...BUT WE
CONTINUE TO EXPECT A BROAD AREA OF FREEZING RAIN...RESULTING IN
SIGNIFICANT ICE ACCUMULATIONS...ACROSS THE REGION LATE TONIGHT
INTO SUNDAY.

KSZ025-102-MOZ001>008-011>017-020>024-141345-
/O.EXT.KEAX.IS.W.0001.170114T0545Z-170116T0600Z/
ATCHISON KS-DONIPHAN-ATCHISON MO-NODAWAY-WORTH-GENTRY-HARRISON-
MERCER-PUTNAM-SCHUYLER-HOLT-ANDREW-DE KALB-DAVIESS-GRUNDY-
SULLIVAN-ADAIR-BUCHANAN-CLINTON-CALDWELL-LIVINGSTON-LINN MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ATCHISON, WATHENA, ELWOOD, TROY,
HIGHLAND, TARKIO, ROCKPORT, FAIRFAX, MARYVILLE, GRANT CITY,
ALBANY, STANBERRY, KING CITY, BETHANY, PRINCETON, MERCER,
UNIONVILLE, LANCASTER, QUEEN CITY, GREENTOP, DOWNING, GLENWOOD,
MOUND CITY, OREGON, MAITLAND, FOREST CITY, CRAIG, SAVANNAH,
COUNTRY CLUB VILLA, MAYSVILLE, STEWARTSVILLE, OSBORN, UNION STAR,
CLARKSDALE, GALLATIN, JAMESPORT, TRENTON, MILAN, GREEN CITY,
KIRKSVILLE, ST. JOSEPH AIRPORT, ST. JOSEPH, CAMERON, PLATTSBURG,
LATHROP, HAMILTON, BRAYMER, POLO, BRECKENRIDGE, CHILLICOTHE,
BROOKFIELD, AND MARCELINE
1145 PM CST FRI JAN 13 2017

...ICE STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST SUNDAY
NIGHT...

* TIMING...A BAND OF FREEZING PRECIPITATION HAS BEGUN TO SPREAD
  NORTH EARLY THIS MORNING...AND WILL BRING PERIODS OF FREEZING
  RAIN THROUGH MID-MORNING. FREEZING RAIN WILL LET UP FOR MUCH OF
  THE DAYLIGHT HOURS...BUT ANOTHER ROUND OF FREEZING RAIN IS
  EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY...RESULTING IN THE HEAVIEST
  PERIODS OF ICE ACCUMULATION.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF ONE-QUARTER TO
  AROUND ONE HALF OF AN INCH.

* MAIN IMPACT...MAJOR IMPACTS TO TRAVEL ARE LIKELY AS ICE
  ACCUMULATES ON AREA ROADWAYS. BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES WILL BE
  MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO ICE ACCRETION. ICE ACCUMULATION ON TREES
  AND POWERLINES MAY RESULT IN SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF ICE ACCUMULATIONS
WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
DISCOURAGED. COMMERCE WILL LIKELY BE SEVERELY IMPACTED. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD, AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS AND WINDS WILL
LIKELY LEAD TO SNAPPED POWER LINES AND FALLING TREE BRANCHES THAT
ADD TO THE DANGER.

&&

$$

KSZ057-060-MOZ033-038>040-043>046-053-054-141345-
/O.CON.KEAX.IS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170115T1800Z/
MIAMI-LINN KS-RANDOLPH-LAFAYETTE-SALINE-HOWARD-CASS-JOHNSON MO-
PETTIS-COOPER-BATES-HENRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PAOLA, OSAWATOMIE, LOUISBURG, PLEASANTON,
LA CYGNE, MOUND CITY, MOBERLY, ODESSA, HIGGINSVILLE, LEXINGTON,
CONCORDIA, MARSHALL, FAYETTE, GLASGOW, NEW FRANKLIN, BELTON,
RAYMORE, HARRISONVILLE, PLEASANT HILL, WARRENSBURG, SEDALIA,
BOONVILLE, BUTLER, ADRIAN, RICH HILL, CLINTON, AND WINDSOR
1145 PM CST FRI JAN 13 2017

...ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST SUNDAY...

* TIMING...SCATTERED LIGHT PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
  EARLY MORNING HOURS. ICING WILL LET UP DURING MUCH OF THE
  DAYLIGHT HOURS SATURDAY...BUT MORE FREEZING RAIN...WITH THE
  HEAVIEST ACCUMULATIONS...IS EXPECTED LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
  SUNDAY.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...THROUGH THE MORNING A FEW HUNDREDTHS TO A
  TENTH OF AN INCH. TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATIONS DURING THE MULTI-DAY
  PERIOD OF ONE-QUARTER TO THREE-QUARTERS OF AN INCH.

* MAIN IMPACT...MAJOR IMPACTS TO TRAVEL ARE LIKELY AS ICE
  ACCUMULATES ON AREA ROADWAYS. BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES WILL BE
  MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO ICE ACCRETION. ICE ACCUMULATION ON TREES
  AND POWERLINES MAY RESULT IN SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF ICE ACCUMULATIONS
WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
DISCOURAGED. COMMERCE WILL LIKELY BE SEVERELY IMPACTED. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD, AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS AND WINDS WILL
LIKELY LEAD TO SNAPPED POWER LINES AND FALLING TREE BRANCHES THAT
ADD TO THE DANGER.

&&

$$

KSZ103>105-MOZ025-028>032-037-141345-
/O.CON.KEAX.IS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170116T0600Z/
LEAVENWORTH-WYANDOTTE-JOHNSON KS-MACON-PLATTE-CLAY-RAY-CARROLL-
CHARITON-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FORT LEAVENWORTH, LEAVENWORTH, LANSING,
KANSAS CITY KANSAS, OVERLAND PARK, STANLEY, OLATHE, SHAWNEE,
LENEXA, MACON, LA PLATA, PARKVILLE, PLATTE CITY, RIVERSIDE,
WEATHERBY LAKE, WESTON, GLADSTONE, LIBERTY, EXCELSIOR SPRINGS,
RICHMOND, LAWSON, CARROLLTON, SALISBURY, BRUNSWICK, KEYTESVILLE,
KANSAS CITY, AND INDEPENDENCE
1145 PM CST FRI JAN 13 2017

...ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST SUNDAY
NIGHT...

* TIMING...SCATTERED LIGHT PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE
  EARLY MORNING HOURS. ICING WILL LET UP DURING MUCH OF THE
  DAYLIGHT HOURS SATURDAY...BUT MORE FREEZING RAIN...WITH THE
  HEAVIEST ACCUMULATIONS...IS EXPECTED LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
  SUNDAY.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...OVERNIGHT ICE TOTALS WILL RANGE FROM A LIGHT
  GLAZE TO A COUPLE HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH. EXPECT TOTAL ICE
  ACCUMULATIONS DURING THE MULTI-DAY PERIOD OF ONE-QUARTER TO
  AROUND ONE-HALF OF AN INCH.

* MAIN IMPACT...MAJOR IMPACTS TO TRAVEL ARE LIKELY AS ICE
  ACCUMULATES ON AREA ROADWAYS. BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES WILL BE
  MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO ICE ACCRETION. ICE ACCUMULATION ON TREES
  AND POWERLINES MAY RESULT IN SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN ICE STORM WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF ICE ACCUMULATIONS
WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. TRAVEL IS STRONGLY
DISCOURAGED. COMMERCE WILL LIKELY BE SEVERELY IMPACTED. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD, AND WATER IN YOUR
VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. ICE ACCUMULATIONS AND WINDS WILL
LIKELY LEAD TO SNAPPED POWER LINES AND FALLING TREE BRANCHES THAT
ADD TO THE DANGER.

&&

$$



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