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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
959 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

KSZ073-097-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>092-094>096-098-180200-
/O.CON.KSGF.WW.Y.0013.141217T2200Z-141218T1500Z/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-VERNON-ST. CLAIR-
HICKORY-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-LACLEDE-
TEXAS-DENT-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-
DOUGLAS-SHANNON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...WARSAW...
COLE CAMP...VERSAILLES...ELDON...LAKE OZARK...VIENNA...NEVADA...
APPLETON CITY...OSCEOLA...HERMITAGE...OSAGE BEACH...CAMDENTON...
FORT LEONARD WOOD...WAYNESVILLE...ROLLA...LAMAR...
EL DORADO SPRINGS...STOCKTON...BOLIVAR...BUFFALO...LEBANON...
HOUSTON...CABOOL...SALEM...JOPLIN...CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD...
SPRINGFIELD...MARSHFIELD...ROGERSVILLE...MOUNTAIN GROVE...
MANSFIELD...AURORA...MOUNT VERNON...NIXA...OZARK...AVA...WINONA...
EMINENCE
959 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 9 AM CST THURSDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING DRIZZLE
REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 AM CST THURSDAY.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...A BAND OF SCATTERED SLEET AND SNOW SHOWERS
  WILL PUSH EAST THROUGH EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND WESTERN
  MISSOURI INTO MID AFTERNOON. VERY MINOR ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW
  AND SLEET WILL BE POSSIBLE...BUT ANY IMPACTS WILL BE MINIMAL.

  A HEAVIER BAND OF SNOW...SLEET...AND SOME RAIN WILL THEN
  OVERSPREAD THE OUTLOOK AREA FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST
  LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT. MOST OF THE RAIN WILL BE
  CONFINED TO FAR SOUTHERN MISSOURI. PRECIPITATION WILL
  THEN TRANSITION TO AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE LATE TONIGHT.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN
  EFFECT FOR EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND THE MISSOURI OZARKS
  GENERALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 60...OR A JOPLIN TO
  EMINENCE LINE FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY
  MORNING.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF ONE HALF
  INCH TO AROUND TWO INCHES ARE EXPECTED. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS WILL
  GENERALLY OCCUR ALONG AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM FORT SCOTT KANSAS
  TO LEBANON MISSOURI. MINOR ACCUMULATIONS OF SLEET ARE ALSO
  EXPECTED.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE LATE TONIGHT AND
  EARLY THURSDAY MORNING MAY RESULT IN A VERY LIGHT GLAZE OF
  ICE.

* VISIBILITY...THE VISIBILITY MAY BE REDUCED TO NEAR ONE HALF MILE
  IN BANDS OF HEAVIER SNOW.

* IMPACTS...THE WINTRY MIX WILL IMPACT TRAVEL ESPECIALLY ON
  BRIDGES...OVERPASSES AND SECONDARY OR UNTREATED ROADS. THIS WILL
  INCLUDE THE AFTERNOON COMMUTE ACROSS EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS
  AND SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI...AND THE MORNING COMMUTE ACROSS THE
  ENTIRE ADVISORY AREA. TRAVEL CONDITIONS COULD VARY CONSIDERABLY
  OVER SHORT DISTANCES GOING FROM WET ROADWAYS TO ICE AND SNOW
  COVERED ROADWAYS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...
OR FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

SCHAUMANN




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