Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
420 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-181030-
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-
POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-
WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-
420 AM CST WED DEC 17 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL...NORTH
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

WIDESPREAD SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE THIS AFTERNOON IN EAST
CENTRAL KANSAS...AND SPREAD ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA THROUGH THIS
EVENING. A PERIOD OF SLEET MAY ALSO MIX IN NEAR THE ONSET OF
PRECIPITATION. THE PEAK SNOW INTENSITY IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR
BETWEEN 8 PM AND 4 AM. SLICK AND HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS CAN
BE EXPECTED THIS EVENING INTO THURSDAY MORNING.

TOTAL SNOWFALL OF ONE INCH OR GREATER IS LIKELY ACROSS THE ENTIRE
AREA...WITH NARROW BANDS OF THREE INCHES OR MORE EXPECTED.
FORECASTING THE EXACT LOCATION OF THESE NARROW BANDS AT THIS TIME
IS VERY DIFFICULT...BUT THEY ARE POSSIBLE IN ANY PORTION OF THE
FORECAST AREA.

A PERIOD OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IS POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT INTO
THURSDAY MORNING AS WELL. ANY ACCUMULATION SHOULD BE VERY LIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

LIGHT SNOW AND FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL COME TO AN END FOR MUCH OF
THE AREA ON THURSDAY MORNING...BUT LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL
REMAIN POSSIBLE IN EAST CENTRAL KANSAS THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT PRECIPITATION TYPE AND SNOWFALL
MEASUREMENTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA.

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