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  • Winter Weather Advisory for Barber County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 3:56 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 10 p.m.
  • URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS256 PM CST THU FEB 24 2011...WINTER WEATHER WAS BEGINNING TO DECREASE IN PORTIONS OFWESTERN KANSAS THIS AFTERNOON....THE WINTRY MIX OF FREEZING DRIZZLE, SLEET AND SNOW WAS ENDINGACROSS PORTIONS OF WESTERN KANSAS. THIS WINTRY MIX WILL CONTINUETO TAPER OFF FROM WEST TO EAST THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING HOURS ASAN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE STARTS TO MOVE INTO CENTRAL KANSASEARLY TONIGHT.KSZ030-031-045-046-081-089-090-250300-/O.CON.KDDC.WW.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-110225T0300Z/TREGO-ELLIS-NESS-RUSH-PRATT-COMANCHE-BARBER-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAKEENEY...CEDAR BLUFF RESERVOIR...HAYS...ELLIS...NESS CITY...LA CROSSE...RUSH CENTER...PRATT...COLDWATER...PROTECTION...MEDICINE LODGE...KIOWA...SUN CITY256 PM CST THU FEB 24 2011...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THISEVENING...A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THISEVENING.* AREAS OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE, SLEET AND SNOW WILL BRIEFLYBECOME STEADIER AND MORE WIDESPREAD AT TIMES BETWEEN 3 AND 5PM... AND THEN GRADUALLY TAPER OFF FROM WEST TO EAST AFTERSUNSET.* FREEZING DRIZZLE IS EXPECTED TO BE THE DOMINANT TYPE OFPRECIPITATION...ALTHOUGH FREEZING RAIN AND SNOW ARE POSSIBLE ASWELL. THESE CONDITIONS WILL CAUSE ROADS TO BE SLICK ANDHAZARDOUS. BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES WILL BE ESPECIALLY HAZARDOUSTHIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING.* ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF ONE TO TWO TENTHS OF AN INCH OF ICE ANDSLEET CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...ORFREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FORSLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILEDRIVING.&&$$

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