Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
336 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-030945-
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-
POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-
WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-
336 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING ACCUMULATING SNOW TO NORTHWEST PORTIONS OF
THE OUTLOOK AREA EARLY THIS MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...WITH
RAIN EXPECTED ACROSS THE REST OF THE AREA.

SNOW AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE WIDELY ACROSS THE AREA WITH THE
BEST CHANCE FOR HEAVY SNOW NORTH OF A CONCORDIA TO WASHINGTON LINE.
NORTH OF THIS LINE...3 TO 6 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED...WITH THE
HEAVIEST AMOUNTS IN NORTHERN REPUBLIC COUNTY. THESE AREAS THAT
RECEIVE THE HEAVIEST SNOW CAN ALSO EXPECT PERIODS OF REDUCED
VISIBILITIES AND DRIFTING SNOW AS WINDS WILL GUST UP TO 35 MPH.

AREAS NEAR AND SOUTH OF THE CONCORDIA TO WASHINGTON LINE WILL SEE A
SHARP GRADIENT OF LESS THAN ONE INCH UP TO NEAR 2 INCHES...DEPENDING
ON THE EXACT LOCATION OF THE RAIN TO SNOW TRANSITION LINE. WINTER
STORM WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES HAVE BEEN POSTED FOR NORTH CENTRAL AND
PARTS OF NORTHEAST KANSAS TODAY.

LIGHT SNOW AND RAIN IS POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHEASTERN KANSAS THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING...MAINLY NORTH OF INTERSTATE 70. WINDS UP TO
35 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED LATE AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING CAUSING ANY
LOCATIONS WITH SNOWFALL TO SEE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

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MORE DETAILED INFORMATION CAN BE ACCESSED AT...
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TOP/SITREP

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