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  • Winter Storm Warning for Phillips County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 9:53 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 1 a.m.
  • URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE853 AM CST TUE MAR 8 2011KSZ005>007-017>019-082300-/O.CON.KGID.WS.W.0004.000000T0000Z-110309T0600Z/PHILLIPS-SMITH-JEWELL-ROOKS-OSBORNE-MITCHELL-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PHILLIPSBURG...SMITH CENTER...MANKATO...PLAINVILLE...STOCKTON...OSBORNE...BELOIT853 AM CST TUE MAR 8 2011...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CSTTONIGHT...A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CSTTONIGHT.* LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA FROM THE SOUTHTHIS MORNING. THE SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON BEFOREDIMINISHING TONIGHT.* 5 TO 7 INCHES OF NEW SNOW ARE POSSIBLE TODAY INTO THIS EVENINGBEFORE SNOW PULLS OUT OF THE AREA BY MIDNIGHT. ACCUMULATIONSMAY BE LIMITED SOMEWHAT BY TEMPERATURES HOVERING AT OR JUSTABOVE FREEZING.* NORTHEAST WINDS AT 10 TO 15 MPH DURING THE DAYTIME WILLINCREASE A BIT TONIGHT FROM THE NORTH AND NORTHWEST. THIS MAYREDUCE VISIBILITIES SOMEWHAT AND RESULT IN TRAVEL PROBLEMS FORTHOSE VENTURING OUT. HOWEVER DUE TO THE WETTER NATURE OF THESNOW...ANY BLOWING AND DRIFTING SHOULD NOT BE AS PROBLEMATICAS NORMALLY EXPERIENCED WITH THESE STORMS.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHERCONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOWARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN ANEMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.&&$$

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