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  • Winter Storm Watch for Jackson County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Tuesday, January 18, 2011 at 4:41 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 7 a.m.
  • URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS341 PM CST TUE JAN 18 2011...SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATION EXPECTED WEDNESDAY THROUGHWEDNESDAY NIGHT....A POTENT...FAST MOVING STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING MODERATE TO HEAVYSNOWFALL ACCUMULATION TO THE AREA WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT.THE HEAVIEST ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE FOCUSED ACROSS NORTHEASTERNKANSAS...BUT THE ENTIRE AREA CAN EXPECT ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL.SNOWFALL RATES OF UP TO ONE INCH PER HOUR WILL BE POSSIBLE AT THEHEIGHT OF THE EVENT LATE WEDNESDAY.KSZ009>012-023-024-026-039-040-190615-/O.EXT.KTOP.WS.A.0002.110119T1500Z-110120T1200Z/WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARYSVILLE...HIAWATHA...TOPEKA...LAWRENCE341 PM CST TUE JAN 18 2011...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNINGTHROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNINGTHROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE WEDNESDAY MORNING IN CENTRALKANSAS...OVERSPREADING THE ENTIRE AREA WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. PEAKSNOWFALL RATES WILL OCCUR BETWEEN 3 PM AND 10 PM ON WEDNESDAY.SNOW WILL COME TO AN END ON THURSDAY MORNING.* TOTAL SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW ISPOSSIBLE IN THE WATCH AREA. SNOWFALL RATES MAY APPROACH ONE INCHPER HOUR LATE WEDNESDAY.* WINDS...NORTHEAST WINDS AT 10 TO 20 MPH MAY CONTRIBUTE TOREDUCED VISIBILITIES AND MINOR DRIFTING.* IMPACTS...PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVELDIFFICULT AND HAZARDOUS...PARTICULARLY DURING THE EVENINGCOMMUTE...WHEN SNOWFALL RATES WILL APPROACH AN INCH PER HOUR.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...REMEMBER...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLEFOR HAZARDOUS WINTER WEATHER IN AND CLOSE TO THE WATCH AREA.&&$$

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