Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
416 AM CST FRI FEB 20 2015


KSZ012-024-026-038>040-054>056-058-059-210000-
/O.NEW.KTOP.WW.Y.0007.150221T0000Z-150221T1500Z/
BROWN-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-
FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HIAWATHA...TOPEKA...LAWRENCE...
EMPORIA...OTTAWA
416 AM CST FRI FEB 20 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
9 AM CST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM CST SATURDAY.


* TIMING...BY THIS EVENING PRECIPITATION WILL TRANSITION FROM RAIN
  TO A MIX OF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET AND EVENTUALLY TO A MIX OF
  FREEZING RAIN...SLEET AND SNOW THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS INTO
  SATURDAY MORNING. PRECIPITATION WILL GRADUALLY END FROM WEST TO
  EAST SATURDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS UPWARDS OF
  AROUND ONE TENTH OF AN INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE ALONG AND SOUTH OF
  INTERSTATE 35...WITH LESSER AMOUNTS NORTH OF INTERSTATE 35. SNOW
  ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE AROUND ONE HALF INCH OR LESS.

* WINDS...LIGHT WINDS TONIGHT WILL INCREASE SATURDAY MORNING WITH
  GUSTS UPWARDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ICE ACCUMULATIONS ALONG WITH LIGHT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
  WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS TONIGHT THROUGH
  SATURDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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


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