Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
359 AM CST FRI JAN 13 2017

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>066-074>081-084>090-132000-
/O.CON.KDDC.IS.W.0001.170114T0000Z-170116T1200Z/
TREGO-ELLIS-SCOTT-LANE-NESS-RUSH-HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-HODGEMAN-
PAWNEE-STAFFORD-STANTON-GRANT-HASKELL-GRAY-FORD-EDWARDS-KIOWA-
PRATT-MORTON-STEVENS-SEWARD-MEADE-CLARK-COMANCHE-BARBER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAKEENEY...PHEIFER...HAYS...
SCOTT CITY...SCOTT STATE LAKE...DIGHTON...NESS CITY...LA CROSSE...
SYRACUSE...LAKIN...DEERFIELD...GARDEN CITY...JETMORE...HANSTON...
LARNED...ST. JOHN...STAFFORD...MACKSVILLE...JOHNSON CITY...
ULYSSES...SUBLETTE...SATANTA...CIMARRON...MONTEZUMA...
DODGE CITY...KINSLEY...LEWIS...GREENSBURG...HAVILAND...PRATT...
ELKHART...HUGOTON...LIBERAL...MEADE...PLAINS CITY...FOWLER...
ASHLAND...MINNEOLA...COLDWATER...LAKE COLDWATER...PROTECTION...
MEDICINE LODGE...KIOWA
359 AM CST FRI JAN 13 2017 /259 AM MST FRI JAN 13 2017/

...ICE STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST /5 PM MST/
THIS EVENING TO 6 AM CST /5 AM MST/ MONDAY...

* TIMING...FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP BY FRIDAY NIGHT
  AND CONTINUE THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. THE FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED TO
  OCCUR OVER ALL OF CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST KANSAS. SNOW IS EXPECTED
  TO DEVELOP OVER FAR SOUTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL KANSAS SUNDAY
  NIGHT. PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN ESPECIALLY AROUND SATURDAY NIGHT
  AND SUNDAY.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A HALF INCH TO AROUND ONE INCH OF ICE IS
  POSSIBLE. HEAVIER AMOUNTS WILL BE LOCATED TOWARD CENTRAL AND
  SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TWO TO THREE INCHES OF SNOW COULD FALL
  FROM AROUND SYRACUSE TO SCOTT CITY.

* MAIN IMPACT...FREEZING RAIN AND POTENTIALLY SIGNIFICANT ICING.
  ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF ONE HALF INCH TO AROUND ONE INCH COULD
  CAUSE SIGNIFICANT DAMAGE TO TREES AND POWER LINES. SNOW
  ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER WEST
  CENTRAL AND FAR SOUTHWEST KANSAS.

* OTHER IMPACTS...TRAVEL MAY BECOME IMPOSSIBLE WITH ICE COVERED
  ROADWAYS. DOWNED TREES AND POWER LINES MAY CAUSE POWER
  OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE
LATEST FORECASTS.

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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