Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
337 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...MORE ACCUMULATING WINTRY PRECIPITATION ON THE WAY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT. COLD
ARCTIC AIR WILL MOVE IN BEHIND THE FRONT TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.
PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN TO REDEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND IS EXPECTED
TO TRANSITION FROM RAIN TO FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND THEN SNOWFALL
FROM TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING. ONLY A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF ICE
ACCRETION IS EXPECTED BEFORE TRANSITIONING OVER TO SLEET AND SNOW.

SNOW MAY BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES DURING THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON HOURS OVER SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI WITH STORM TOTAL SNOW
OF FOUR TO SIX INCHES EXPECTED. THERE MAY BE ISOLATED HIGHER
AMOUNTS WITHIN THE HEAVIER SNOW BANDS THAT DEVELOP. THE
COMBINATION OF ICE AND SNOW IS THE REASON FOR THE WINTER STORM WATCH.

MOZ082-083-092-096>098-104>106-031745-
/O.NEW.KSGF.WS.A.0001.150304T1200Z-150305T1200Z/
TEXAS-DENT-WRIGHT-DOUGLAS-HOWELL-SHANNON-TANEY-OZARK-OREGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HOUSTON...CABOOL...SALEM...
MOUNTAIN GROVE...MANSFIELD...AVA...WEST PLAINS...WINONA...
EMINENCE...BRANSON...FORSYTH...GAINESVILLE...THEODOSIA...THAYER...
ALTON
337 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...SOUTHEAST OF A BRANSON TO SALEM LINE
  BEGINNING EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING AND CONTINUING THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...GENERAL FOUR TO SIX INCH AMOUNTS
  ARE EXPECTED WITH ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...THE WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL INITIALLY
  BEGIN AS SOME FREEZING RAIN WITH ICE ACCRETIONS OF UP TO 0.05 OF
  AN INCH POSSIBLE.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH ALONG
  WITH THE HEAVIER SNOW WILL CAUSE VISIBILITY OF A HALF MILE OR
  LESS AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS FOR TRAVEL AS THE ICE
  AND SNOW ACCUMULATES.

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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