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
256 AM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

KSZ043-061-062-074-075-084-282100-
/O.NEW.KDDC.WS.A.0002.170429T1200Z-170501T0000Z/
Scott-Hamilton-Kearny-Stanton-Grant-Morton-
Including the cities of Scott City, Scott State Lake, Syracuse,
Lakin, Deerfield, Johnson City, Ulysses, and Elkhart
256 AM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017 /156 AM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017/

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Dodge City has issued a Winter
Storm Watch, which is in effect from Saturday morning through
Sunday evening.

* TIMING...The event will start as all rain late Friday night and
  into Saturday morning. A transition from rain to all snow is
  expected Saturday afternoon and evening as colder air works in
  from the northwest. The snow axis will spread to the east
  Sunday with additional accumulation possible during this period.
  Winds will also increase through the weekend with strong
  northerly winds late Saturday and continuing through Sunday.

* MAIN IMPACT...Heavy wet snow with strong winds could result in
  downed tree limbs and possible power outages.

* OTHER IMPACTS...Travel could become hazardous with slick roads
  and reduced visibilities.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...4 to 8 inches with locally higher amounts
  to 10 inches. These amounts will be fine tuned as the event
  draws near and certainty increases.

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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