Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
326 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

KSZ008-009-020-021745-
/O.CON.KTOP.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-160203T0600Z/
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-CLOUD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLEVILLE...WASHINGTON...CONCORDIA
326 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...A MIX OF RAIN AND SNOW WILL BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD AND
  CHANGE MORE TO SNOW IN NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS AFTER 4AM. PERIODS
  OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY TODAY...COMING TO AN END
  BY EARLY EVENING.

* ACCUMULATION...SNOW AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE WIDELY ACROSS
  THE WARNED AREA WITH THE HEAVIER SNOW MOST LIKELY 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.

* WIND...WINDS WILL GUST UP TO 35 MPH TODAY 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.

* MAIN IMPACT...EXPECT TRAVEL TO BE DIFFICULT WHERE SNOW IS
  HEAVIEST. ANY BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW WOULD REDUCE
  VISIBILITIES.

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.

&&

$$

KSZ010-011-021-022-034-021745-
/O.CON.KTOP.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-160203T0600Z/
MARSHALL-NEMAHA-CLAY-RILEY-OTTAWA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARYSVILLE...SENECA...CLAY CENTER...
MANHATTAN...MINNEAPOLIS
326 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
TONIGHT...

* TIMING...PRECIPITATION WILL BECOME WIDESPREAD AND GRADUALLY
  CHANGE TO SNOW FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST DURING THE EARLY
  MORNING HOURS TODAY. THE BEST CHANCE FOR SNOW THROUGH THE
  MORNING WILL BE OVER NORTHERN PORTIONS OF THE ADVISORY COUNTIES.
  PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW MAY CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY TODAY...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 1-2 INCHES.

* WIND...WINDS WILL GUST UP TO 35 MPH MPH TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY
  EVENING. WINDS WILL BE FROM THE NORTHEAST THIS EVENING...TURNING
  FROM THE NORTHWEST BY LATE TUESDAY.

* VISIBILITY...AREAS THAT RECEIVE MODERATE 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.

&&

$$


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