Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
953 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

KSZ061-062-074-075-084-085-291100-
/O.CON.KDDC.WS.W.0001.170429T0900Z-170501T0000Z/
Hamilton-Kearny-Stanton-Grant-Morton-Stevens-
Including the cities of Syracuse, Lakin, Deerfield, Johnson City,
Ulysses, Elkhart, and Hugoton
953 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017 /853 PM MDT Fri Apr 28 2017/

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM CDT /3 AM
MDT/ SATURDAY TO 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/ SUNDAY...

* TIMING...Rain will change to snow Saturday morning and persist
  through Sunday. Snow will be heavy at times.


* SNOW ACCUMULATION...8 to 12 inches with locally higher amounts.

* WIND...North at 25 to 40 mph, gusting to 55 mph Sunday.

* MAIN IMPACT...Severe impacts likely! Widespread tree damage
  possible due to loading on trees from heavy, wet snow. Lateral
  wind load will exacerbate loading issues on vulnerable trees
  with significant foliage. Expect power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring.  Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight...
food...and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

&&

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KSZ030-031-043>045-063-064-076>078-086-087-291100-
/O.CON.KDDC.WS.A.0002.170429T1200Z-170501T0000Z/
Trego-Ellis-Scott-Lane-Ness-Finney-Hodgeman-Haskell-Gray-Ford-
Seward-Meade-
Including the cities of Wakeeney, Pheifer, Hays, Scott City,
Scott State Lake, Dighton, Ness City, Garden City, Jetmore,
Hanston, Sublette, Satanta, Cimarron, Montezuma, Dodge City,
Liberal, Meade, Plains City, and Fowler
953 PM CDT Fri Apr 28 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM CDT SATURDAY
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

* TIMING...Beginning Saturday evening. Heaviest snow during the
  day Sunday.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 to 7 inches.

* WIND...North at 25 to 40 mph, gusting to 55 mph Sunday.

* MAIN IMPACT...Significant impacts likely! Expect some tree
  limb damage due to loading on trees from heavy, wet snow.
  Lateral wind load will exacerbate loading issues on vulnerable
  trees with significant foliage. Some power interruptions
  possible.

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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