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  • Winter Storm Warning for Rawlins County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Monday, March 7, 2011 at 9:51 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 1 a.m.
  • URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS751 PM MST MON MAR 7 2011KSZ002>004-013>016-027>029-041-042-NEZ081-081100-/O.CON.KGLD.WS.W.0002.110308T0300Z-110309T0600Z/RAWLINS-DECATUR-NORTON-SHERMAN-THOMAS-SHERIDAN-GRAHAM-WALLACE-LOGAN-GOVE-GREELEY-WICHITA-RED WILLOW-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ATWOOD...OBERLIN...NORTON...GOODLAND...COLBY...HOXIE...HILL CITY...SHARON SPRINGS...OAKLEY...QUINTER...TRIBUNE...LEOTI...MCCOOK751 PM MST MON MAR 7 2011 /851 PM CST MON MAR 7 2011/...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST/MIDNIGHT CST/ TUESDAY...A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST/MIDNIGHT CST/ TUESDAY.* TIMING/DURATION...SNOW WILL SPREAD INTO THE THE AREA FROM THEWEST LATE TONIGHT CONTINUING THROUGH TUESDAY BEFORE DECREASINGFROM WEST TO EAST TUESDAY NIGHT. SNOW WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMESTUESDAY.* SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...AT THIS TIME 5 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOWIS EXPECTED WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. THE HEAVIESTSNOWFALL IS EXPECTED ALONG AND SOUTHEAST OF A LINE FROM NORTONTO LEOTI KANSAS. IN ADDITION TO THE SNOW...SLEET AND A BRIEFPERIOD OF FREEZING RAIN MAY BE POSSIBLE ALONG AND SOUTHEAST OFA LINE FROM NORTON TO TRIBUNE KANSAS.* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHERGUSTS ARE EXPECTED TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.THIS WILL PRODUCE REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN SNOW AND BLOWINGSNOW.* OTHER IMPACTS...AREAS OF FREEZING FOG TONIGHT WILL REDUCEVISIBILITY TO LESS THAN A MILE AT TIMES...MAINLY NEAR THECOLORADO AND KANSAS STATE LINE. THE FOG WILL DISSIPATE ONCE THESNOW BEGINS AFTER MIDNIGHT.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS THAT SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ARE NOW OCCURRING OR ARE IMMINENT. TRAVEL WILLBECOME VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. CHECK THE LATEST WEATHERFORECAST BEFORE VENTURING OUTSIDE.&&$$

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