Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
924 PM CST MON FEB 1 2016

KSZ008-009-020-021130-
/O.CON.KTOP.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160203T0600Z/
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-CLOUD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLEVILLE...WASHINGTON...CONCORDIA
924 PM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TUESDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD AND
  CHANGE MORE TO SNOW BETWEEN MIDNIGHT AND 6 AM. PERIODS OF SNOW
  WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY ON TUESDAY...COMING TO AN END BY
  EARLY EVENING.

* ACCUMULATION...SNOW AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE WIDELY
  ACROSS THE WARNED AREA WITH THE HEAVY SNOW MOST LIKELY NORTH
  OF A CONCORDIA TO WASHINGTON LINE. NORTH OF THIS LINE...4 TO
  10 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED...WITH THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS IN
  NORTHERN REPUBLIC COUNTY.

* WIND...WINDS WILL GUST BETWEEN 30 AND 40 MPH TONIGHT THROUGH
  TUESDAY EVENING. WINDS WILL BE FROM THE NORTHEAST THIS
  EVENING...TURNING TO THE NORTHWEST BY LATE TUESDAY.

* VISIBILITY...WHERE HEAVY SNOW FALLS...VISIBILITY MAY BE REDUCED
  TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY BETWEEN 3 AM AND 9 AM.

* MAIN IMPACT...EXPECT TRAVEL TO BE VERY DIFFICULT IF NOT
  IMPOSSIBLE. BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW COULD CLOSE AREA
  ROADS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST
THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT... FOOD...AND WATER IN
YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

KSZ010-011-021-022-034-021130-
/O.CON.KTOP.WW.Y.0005.160202T0900Z-160203T0600Z/
MARSHALL-NEMAHA-CLAY-RILEY-OTTAWA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARYSVILLE...SENECA...CLAY CENTER...
MANHATTAN...MINNEAPOLIS
924 PM CST MON FEB 1 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TUESDAY TO
MIDNIGHT CST TUESDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...PRECIPITATION WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD OVERNIGHT AND
  GRADUALLY CHANGE TO SNOW FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST DURING THE
  EARLY MORNING HOURS OF TUESDAY. THE BEST CHANCE FOR SNOW THROUGH
  TUESDAY MORNING WILL BE OVER NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE ADVISORY
  COUNTIES. PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW MAY CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY ON
  TUESDAY...COMING TO AN END BY EARLY EVENING.

* ACCUMULATION...SOUTHERN PARTS OF THE ADVISORY COUNTIES WILL
  LIKELY HAVE VERY LITTLE SNOW WHILE NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE
  ADVISORY COUNTIES MAY HAVE 1-4 INCHES.

* WIND...WINDS WILL GUST BETWEEN 30 AND 40 MPH TONIGHT THROUGH
  TUESDAY EVENING. WINDS WILL BE FROM THE NORTHEAST THIS
  EVENING...TURNING FROM THE NORTHWEST BY LATE TUESDAY.

* VISIBILITY...AREAS THAT RECEIVE MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW CAN
  EXPECT VISIBILITY BELOW A MILE.

* MAIN IMPACT...TRAVEL IS PROBABLY GOING TO BE DIFFICULT IN
  AREAS THAT RECEIVE THE HEAVIER SNOWFALL...MAINLY NORTHERN
  PORTIONS OF THE ADVISORY COUNTIES. BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF
  SNOW COULD MAY CAUSE ADDITIONAL TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

WOLTERS



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