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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
444 AM CST FRI FEB 20 2015

...WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING DRIZZLE...FREEZING RAIN...AND SLEET WILL
THIS MORNING AND BECOME WIDESPREAD BY THIS EVENING...

.A MIX OF WINTRY PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN TO OVERSPREAD THE AREA
THROUGH THE MORNING. PRECIPITATION WILL LIKELY BEGIN AS FREEZING
DRIZZLE...PERHAPS MIXED WITH LIGHT SLEET ACROSS SOUTHERN AND SOUTH
CENTRAL MISSOURI. FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL THEN EXPAND NORTH DURING
THE DAY. A GLAZE TO A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF AN INCH OF ICE
WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING THE DAY ON FRIDAY.

TEMPERATURES WILL BEGIN TO WARM ABOVE FREEZING FRIDAY AFTERNOON
ACROSS THE WESTERN PORTIONS OF THE ADVISORY. ADDITIONAL FREEZING
RAIN ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE LIKELY THIS EVENING AND OVERNIGHT
WHERE TEMPERATURES REMAIN BELOW FREEZING...WHICH WILL BE MOST
LIKELY ACROSS THE EASTERN OZARKS AND SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI.
TEMPERATURES WILL THEN RISE ABOVE FREEZING FOR THE ENTIRE AREA BY
MID MORNING ON SATURDAY.

WHILE MAJOR ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME...IMPACTS
TO AREA ROADWAYS ARE LIKELY AS FREEZING RAIN FORMS A GLAZE OF ICE
ON AREA ROAD SURFACES.

MOZ056>058-069>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-201845-
/O.CAN.KSGF.WW.Y.0007.000000T0000Z-150221T1500Z/
/O.NEW.KSGF.WW.Y.0008.150220T1200Z-150221T1500Z/
MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-
DALLAS-LACLEDE-TEXAS-DENT-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-
NEWTON-LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-DOUGLAS-HOWELL-SHANNON-MCDONALD-BARRY-
STONE-TANEY-OZARK-OREGON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VERSAILLES...ELDON...LAKE OZARK...
VIENNA...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...NEOSHO...AURORA...MOUNT VERNON...
NIXA...OZARK...AVA...WEST PLAINS...WINONA...EMINENCE...ANDERSON...
PINEVILLE...MONETT...CASSVILLE...KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA...
BRANSON...FORSYTH...GAINESVILLE...THEODOSIA...THAYER...ALTON
444 AM CST FRI FEB 20 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 AM CST SATURDAY.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE...LIGHT FREEZING
  RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET WILL DEVELOP BY MID MORNING FRIDAY AND
  GRADUALLY EXPAND IN AREA COVERAGE DURING THE AFTERNOON INTO THE
  EVENING.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...MUCH OF SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI AND
  PORTIONS OF CENTRAL MISSOURI...FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
  SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...A TRACE TO A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN
  INCH OF SLEET WILL BE POSSIBLE. SLEET WILL BE MOST LIKELY FRIDAY
  MORNING THROUGH THE EARLY AFTERNOON.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM
  A GLAZE TO UP TO A QUARTER OF AN INCH POSSIBLE ACROSS THE FAR
  EASTERN MISSOURI OZARKS AND SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI. AMOUNTS
  WILL BE LOWER ON THE WESTERN EDGE OF THE ADVISORY AREA...WHERE
  TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO WARM ABOVE FREEZING FASTER.

* IMPACTS...WITH COLD TEMPERATURES AND FROZEN GROUND IN PLACE...
  ANY FREEZING DRIZZLE OR FREEZING RAIN THAT FALLS WILL QUICKLY
  FORM A GLAZE OF ICE ON AREA ROADWAYS...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055-066>068-201845-
/O.NEW.KSGF.WW.Y.0008.150220T1200Z-150221T1500Z/
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-VERNON-ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG...
BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...WARSAW...COLE CAMP...NEVADA...
APPLETON CITY...OSCEOLA...HERMITAGE
444 AM CST FRI FEB 20 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 9 AM CST SATURDAY.

* SHORT TERM TRENDS...AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE...LIGHT FREEZING
  RAIN AND LIGHT SLEET WILL DEVELOP BY MID MORNING FRIDAY AND
  GRADUALLY EXPAND IN AREA COVERAGE DURING THE AFTERNOON INTO THE
  EVENING.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...MUCH OF SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI...CENTRAL
  MISSOURI...AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS...FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
  SATURDAY MORNING.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...A TRACE TO A FEW HUNDREDTHS OF AN
  INCH OF SLEET WILL BE POSSIBLE. SLEET WILL BE MOST LIKELY FRIDAY
  MORNING THROUGH THE EARLY AFTERNOON.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM
  A GLAZE TO UP TO A COUPLE TENTHS OF AN INCH. AMOUNTS WILL BE
  LOWER ON THE WESTERN EDGE OF THE ADVISORY AREA...WHERE
  TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO WARM ABOVE FREEZING FASTER.

* IMPACTS...WITH COLD TEMPERATURES AND FROZEN GROUND IN PLACE...
  ANY FREEZING DRIZZLE OR FREEZING RAIN THAT FALLS WILL QUICKLY
  FORM A GLAZE OF ICE ON AREA ROADWAYS...RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS
  TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

GRIFFIN





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