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  • Winter Storm Warning for Republic County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Sunday, February 21, 2010 at 5:07 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, February 22, 2010 at 7 a.m.
  • URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS407 AM CST SUN FEB 21 2010KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-211815-/O.CON.KTOP.WS.W.0003.000000T0000Z-100222T1200Z/REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARYSVILLE...HIAWATHA...CONCORDIA...CLAY CENTER...MANHATTAN...ABILENE...JUNCTION CITY...TOPEKA...LAWRENCE...EMPORIA...OTTAWA407 AM CST SUN FEB 21 2010...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY...A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY.* TIMING...SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEASTKANSAS TODAY. AREAS SOUTHEAST OF THE TURNPIKE WILL HAVE PERIODSOF FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET THIS MORNING BEFORE CHANGING OVER THESNOW AND SLEET THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS. AREAS SOUTHEAST OFINTERSTATE 35 WILL HAVE FREEZING RAIN ALONG WITH SOME SLEETTHROUGH THE BALANCE OF THE DAY.* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...THERE COULD BE A BAND OF A QUARTER TO AHALF INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATE ACROSS PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRALKANSAS. THE MOST LIKELY AREA WOULD BE ALONG AND SOUTH OF THEKANSAS TURNPIKE.* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 5 TO 8 INCHES AREEXPECTED ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST KANSAS...ALONG ALINE FROM ABILENE TO HIAWATHA. 4 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEETIS POSSIBLE FROM COUNCIL GROVE TO TOPEKA AND OSKALOOSA...WITH 1 TO 2INCHES OF SNOW AND SLEET ON TOP OF ANY ICE ACCUMULATIONS ACROSSEAST CENTRAL KANSAS.* WINDS...NORTH WINDS OF 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUST UP TO 30 MPH AREEXPECTED ACROSS THE AREA TODAY. THE WINDS WILL INCREASE IN EASTCENTRAL KANSAS BY LATE MORNING.* IMPACTS...ICING ACROSS EAST CENTRAL KANSAS COULD CAUSE DAMAGETO TREES AND POWER LINES. HEAVY SNOW WITH THE WINDS MAY CAUSEDRIFTING ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST KANSAS. THE WINTRYPRECIPITATION WILL MAKE FOR TREACHEROUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...ANY TRAVEL IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE TOTRAVEL...STAY AT HOME!$$

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