Hazardous Weather Outlook
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
448 AM CST WED FEB 25 2015

KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-261100-
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-
POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-
WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-
448 AM CST WED FEB 25 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST
KANSAS THIS EVENING. INITIALLY...LIGHT RAIN IS POSSIBLE IN THE
AFTERNOON TRANSITIONING TO A RAIN SNOW MIX AFTER SUNSET. AS MUCH
COLDER AIR ARRIVES INTO THE AREA...PRECIPITATION WILL CHANGE TO
LIGHT SNOW BETWEEN 7 AND 10 PM...AND WILL MOVE OUT OF THE FORECAST
AREA SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS RANGE
FROM A LIGHT DUSTING UP TO 1 INCH. HIGHEST CHANCES FOR SEEING
SNOWFALL ARE GENERALLY ALONG AND EAST OF HIGHWAY 75.

THE MAIN IMPACT FROM THE SNOWFALL WILL BE REDUCED VISIBILITIES
WHEN TRAVELING AS NORTHERLY WINDS INCREASE BETWEEN 15 AND 25
MPH...GUSTING TO 40 MPH BEHIND THE FRONT. ANY SNOWFALL
ACCUMULATIONS SHOULD BE REFINED TO GRASSY AND ELEVATED SURFACES
DUE TO WARM GROUND TEMPERATURES.

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

ACCUMULATING SNOW IS LIKELY SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY...WITH SEVERAL
INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE BY SUNDAY EVENING. EXPECT THIS SNOWFALL
TO LAST FOR 24 HOURS OR LONGER...WITH SOME POTENTIAL FOR PERIODS
OF FREEZING DRIZZLE. PARTS OF EAST CENTRAL KANSAS MAY ALSO SEE A
MIX OF SNOW AND SLEET ON SUNDAY.

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE REGION LATE MONDAY INTO
TUESDAY. THE NORTHERN SECTION OF THIS SYSTEM WILL PRODUCE
ACCUMULATING WINTER PRECIPITATION BUT THE STORM TRACK IS UNCLEAR.
CURRENT INDICATIONS ARE THAT A COMBINATION OF RAIN...SNOW...AND
WINTERY MIX MAY IMPACT THE FORECAST AREA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS WILL NOT BE NEEDED TONIGHT.

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