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  • Winter Weather Advisory for Cherokee County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Monday, March 14, 2011 at 2:21 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, March 14, 2011 at 4 p.m.
  • URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO221 PM CDT MON MAR 14 2011...MIX OF SNOW...SLEET...AND DRIZZLE CONTINUING THIS AFTERNOON....A STRONG UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY MOVE THROUGH THEREGION...WITH A MIXTURE OF SNOW...SLEET...AND DRIZZLE CONTINUINGTHIS AFTERNOON. MEANWHILE...TEMPERATURES WILL HOVER RIGHT AROUNDOR JUST ABOVE FREEZING INTO THIS AFTERNOON ALONG AND NORTH OF THEHIGHWAY 60 CORRIDOR. ANY LOCATIONS THAT FALL TO THE FREEZING MARKMAY EXPERIENCE SOME MINOR ICE ACCUMULATION ON ELEVATED SURFACES.SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS THE REGION WILL RANGE FROM A DUSTINGNEAR THE HIGHWAY 60 CORRIDOR INTO THE 3 TO 6 INCH RANGE NORTH OFHIGHWAY 54 ACROSS CENTRAL MISSOURI.KSZ101-MOZ070-071-079>083-088>092-094-142100-/O.CON.KSGF.WW.Y.0008.000000T0000Z-110314T2100Z/CHEROKEE-PULASKI-PHELPS-POLK-DALLAS-LACLEDE-TEXAS-DENT-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-LAWRENCE-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...FORT LEONARD WOOD...WAYNESVILLE...ROLLA...BOLIVAR...BUFFALO...LEBANON...HOUSTON...CABOOL...SALEM...JOPLIN...CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD...SPRINGFIELD...MARSHFIELD...ROGERSVILLE...MOUNTAIN GROVE...MANSFIELD...AURORA...MOUNT VERNON221 PM CDT MON MAR 14 2011...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THISAFTERNOON...A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LIGHT SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZINGDRIZZLE REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON.* SHORT TERM TRENDS...AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW AND SLEET WILL PERSISTTHIS AFTERNOON. ANY ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE MINOR...GENERALLYAVERAGING LESS THAN AN INCH. MOST OF THE ACCUMULATION WILL OCCURON GRASSY SURFACES...AS WELL AS ON BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.MEANWHILE...AREAS OF DRIZZLE WILL ALSO CONTINUE ACROSS THEAREA. A FEW POCKETS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE...HOWEVER MOST LOCATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN ABOVE FREEZING.* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...AREAS ALONG AND NORTH OF A BAXTERSPRINGS KANSAS TO SPRINGFIELD TO SALEM MISSOURI LINE THROUGH 4PM THIS AFTERNOON.* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...UP TO AN INCH OF SNOW AND SLEETWILL BE POSSIBLE...WITH MOST OF THE ACCUMULATION OCCURRING ONGRASSY SURFACES AS WELL AS BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A LIGHT GLAZE OF ICE WILL BE POSSIBLE ONELEVATED SURFACES...SUCH AS BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES.* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS WILL BECOME SLICK IN SPOTS DUE TO THE LIGHTWINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION. BRIDGES AND OVERPASSES WILL BETHE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE LOCATIONS TO SLICK SPOTS.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT LIGHT SNOW...SLEET...ANDFREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FORSLICK ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILEDRIVING.&&$$SCHAUMANN

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