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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
339 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-042145-
BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-MILLER-MARIES-VERNON-
ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-
LACLEDE-TEXAS-DENT-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-NEWTON-
LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-DOUGLAS-HOWELL-SHANNON-MCDONALD-BARRY-STONE-
TANEY-OZARK-OREGON-
339 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF THE MISSOURI
OZARKS AND EXTREME SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.

WEATHER HAZARDS EXPECTED...

  ELEVATED ICE ACCUMULATION RISK.
  LIMITED SNOW AND OR SLEET RISK.

DISCUSSION...

  PRECIPITATION WILL DEVELOP THIS EVENING INTO TONIGHT...AND
  TRANSITION FROM RAIN TO FREEZING RAIN AND THEN TO SLEET AND SNOW
  LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING AS COLD AIR MOVES IN BEHIND
  A COLD FRONT. LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...ALONG WITH A
  GLAZE TO FIVE HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF ICE...WILL BE POSSIBLE BY
  DAYBREAK WEDNESDAY...THOUGH THE BULK OF THE ACCUMULATIONS ARE
  EXPECTED TO OCCUR DURING THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY.

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

  THE TRANSITION FROM A WINTRY MIX OF SLEET...SNOW...AND FREEZING
  RAIN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE MORNING WEDNESDAY...WITH ALL SNOW
  EXPECTED BY MID DAY ACROSS THE OUTLOOK AREA. SNOW COULD BE HEAVY
  AT TIMES ON WEDNESDAY...ESPECIALLY OVER SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI.
  PLEASE SEE THE LATEST WINTER STORM WARNING AND WINTER WEATHER
  ADVISORY FOR THE MOST UP TO DATE ACCUMULATION FORECASTS.

  IN ADDITION TO THE WINTRY PRECIPITATION...VERY COLD TEMPERATURES
  ARE EXPECTED BOTH WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY NIGHT AS LOWS
  OVER THE SNOWPACK WILL DIP INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS WITH WIND
  CHILLS IN THE SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

THIS PRODUCT IS NOW AVAILABLE IN GRAPHICAL FORMAT...ALONG WITH
OTHER WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL AND CLIMATE INFORMATION...AT
HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/SGF(ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

BOXELL






Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
334 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...MORE ACCUMULATING WINTRY PRECIPITATION ON THE WAY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT. COLD
ARCTIC AIR WILL MOVE IN BEHIND THE FRONT TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.
PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN TO DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND IS EXPECTED
TO TRANSITION FROM RAIN TO FREEZING RAIN...TO SLEET AND THEN SNOW
FROM NORTH TO SOUTH TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING. ONLY A FEW
HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF ICE ACCRETION IS EXPECTED BEFORE FREEZING
RAIN TRANSITIONS OVER TO SLEET AND SNOW.

SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES ON WEDNESDAY...ESPECIALLY ACROSS
SOUTHERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI. A HALF INCH OR MORE OF SLEET
WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE WARNING AREA...ALONG WITH 4 TO 6
INCHES OF SNOW. FURTHER NORTH AND WEST IN THE ADVISORY AREA...LESSER
AMOUNTS OF SLEET AND SNOW ARE EXPECTED...WITH TWO TO FOUR INCHES
OF SNOW OVER THE INTERSTATE 44 CORRIDOR.

THE EXACT TIMING OF PRECIPITATION TRANSITIONS REMAINS A
CHALLENGE...AND WILL HAVE A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON EVENTUAL
FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW TOTALS. AS A RESULT...ADDITIONAL
UPDATES ARE LIKELY THROUGH THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT HOURS.

KSZ097-101-MOZ057-058-068>071-077>081-088>090-093-094-101-102-
041200-
/O.NEW.KSGF.WW.Y.0010.150304T0600Z-150305T1200Z/
CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-MILLER-MARIES-HICKORY-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-
BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-LACLEDE-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-NEWTON-
LAWRENCE-MCDONALD-BARRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PITTSBURG...BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...
ELDON...LAKE OZARK...VIENNA...HERMITAGE...OSAGE BEACH...
CAMDENTON...FORT LEONARD WOOD...WAYNESVILLE...ROLLA...LAMAR...
EL DORADO SPRINGS...STOCKTON...BOLIVAR...BUFFALO...LEBANON...
JOPLIN...CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD...SPRINGFIELD...NEOSHO...AURORA...
MOUNT VERNON...ANDERSON...PINEVILLE...MONETT...CASSVILLE
334 PM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
6 AM CST THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM CST THURSDAY.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND
  SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL MISSOURI...INCLUDING THE GREATER
  INTERSTATE 44 CORRIDOR...FROM TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...A TRACE UP TO HALF INCH OF
  SLEET...ALONG WITH TWO TO FIVE INCHES OF SNOW. THE LOWEST SNOW
  AND SLEET AMOUNTS WILL BE ACROSS THE NORTHERN EDGE OF THE
  ADVISORY AREA.

* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A TRACE TO FIVE HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF
  FREEZING RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE...MAINLY DURING THE OVERNIGHT
  HOURS TONIGHT.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY...MODERATE SNOW WILL LIKELY RESULT IN
  VISIBILITIES AT OR BELOW ONE MILE AT TIMES ON WEDNESDAY.

* IMPACTS...A COMBINATION OF SLEET...SNOW...AND FREEZING RAIN WILL
  LIKELY RESULT IN CONSIDERABLE TRAVEL IMPACTS ACROSS THE AREA
  STARTING LATE TONIGHT...AND CONTINUING THROUGH THE DAY ON
  WEDNESDAY.

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.

&&

$$

BOXELL





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