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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
148 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

KSZ101-MOZ093-097-101>106-180600-
/O.EXA.KSGF.WW.Y.0013.141217T2200Z-141218T1500Z/
CHEROKEE-NEWTON-HOWELL-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-TANEY-OZARK-OREGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...NEOSHO...
WEST PLAINS...ANDERSON...PINEVILLE...MONETT...CASSVILLE...
KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA...BRANSON...FORSYTH...GAINESVILLE...
THEODOSIA...THAYER...ALTON
148 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING DRIZZLE...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THURSDAY.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...AREAS OF SLEET...MIXED WITH RAIN AND SNOW AT
  TIMES...ARE BEGINNING TO MOVE INTO FAR SOUTHERN MISSOURI.
  INITIAL AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT...THOUGH SOME MINOR
  TRAVEL IMPACTS WILL BE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ON ELEVATED AND
  UNTREATED SURFACES.

  MORE WIDESPREAD AND HEAVIER PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
  ACROSS THE ENTIRE ADVISORY AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO
  TONIGHT...WITH ACCUMULATING SNOW AFTER DARK.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...ALL OF SOUTHWESTERN
  MISSOURI...CENTRAL MISSOURI...AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS
  FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MID MORNING THURSDAY.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM A
  DUSTING TO HALF INCH ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN MISSOURI...TO BETWEEN
  ONE AND TWO INCHES ALONG AND NORTH OF U.S. 60. SLIGHTLY HIGHER
  ACCUMULATIONS UP TO THREE INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG THE I-44
  CORRIDOR EAST OF U.S. HIGHWAY 65.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...FREEZING DRIZZLE LATE TONIGHT MAY RESULT IN
  A THIN GLAZE OF ICE BY THURSDAY MORNING. ICE WILL BE MOST LIKELY
  ON BRIDGES...OVERPASSES...AND OTHER ELEVATED SURFACES.

* IMPACTS...THE WINTRY MIX WILL IMPACT TRAVEL ESPECIALLY ON
  BRIDGES...OVERPASSES AND SECONDARY OR UNTREATED ROADS. SOME
  TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE POSSIBLE FOR THE AFTERNOON COMMUTE ACROSS
  EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI
  TODAY...AND THE MORNING COMMUTE ACROSS THE ENTIRE ADVISORY AREA
  ON THURSDAY. 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 WINTRY
PRECIPITATION WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

KSZ073-097-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>092-094>096-098-180600-
/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
148 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST
THURSDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING DRIZZLE
REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THURSDAY.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...AREAS OF SLEET...MIXED WITH RAIN AND SNOW AT
  TIMES...ARE BEGINNING TO MOVE INTO FAR SOUTHERN MISSOURI.
  INITIAL AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT...THOUGH SOME MINOR
  TRAVEL IMPACTS WILL BE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ON ELEVATED AND
  UNTREATED SURFACES.

  MORE WIDESPREAD AND HEAVIER PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
  ACROSS THE ENTIRE ADVISORY AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO
  TONIGHT...WITH ACCUMULATING SNOW AFTER DARK.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...ALL OF SOUTHWESTERN
  MISSOURI...CENTRAL MISSOURI...AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS
  FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MID MORNING THURSDAY.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM A
  DUSTING TO HALF INCH ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN MISSOURI...TO BETWEEN
  ONE AND TWO INCHES ALONG AND NORTH OF U.S. 60. SLIGHTLY HIGHER
  ACCUMULATIONS UP TO THREE INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG THE I-44
  CORRIDOR EAST OF U.S. HIGHWAY 65.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...FREEZING DRIZZLE LATE TONIGHT MAY RESULT IN
  A THIN GLAZE OF ICE BY THURSDAY MORNING. ICE WILL BE MOST LIKELY
  ON BRIDGES...OVERPASSES...AND OTHER ELEVATED SURFACES.

* IMPACTS...THE WINTRY MIX WILL IMPACT TRAVEL ESPECIALLY ON
  BRIDGES...OVERPASSES AND SECONDARY OR UNTREATED ROADS. SOME
  TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE POSSIBLE FOR THE AFTERNOON COMMUTE ACROSS
  EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI
  TODAY...AND THE MORNING COMMUTE ACROSS THE ENTIRE ADVISORY AREA
  ON THURSDAY. 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 WINTRY
PRECIPITATION WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

BOXELL




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