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  • Winter Storm Warning for Rush County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at 5:14 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at 1 a.m.
  • URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS414 AM CST TUE MAR 8 2011...A WINTER STORM WILL MOVE ACROSS WESTERN KANSAS TODAY....A WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE FROM THE FOUR CORNERS AREA ANDINTO WESTERN KANSAS THIS AFTERNOON AND THEN INTO CENTRAL KANSASTHIS EVENING. THIS STORM WILL BRING HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS TOWEST CENTRAL KANSAS AND MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS THEREST OF SOUTHWESTERN KANSAS. THE LIGHTEST SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AREEXPECTED ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS.KSZ030-031-043>046-061>063-081900-/O.CON.KDDC.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-110309T0600Z/TREGO-ELLIS-SCOTT-LANE-NESS-RUSH-HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAKEENEY...CEDAR BLUFF RESERVOIR...HAYS...ELLIS...SCOTT CITY...DIGHTON...NESS CITY...LA CROSSE...RUSH CENTER...SYRACUSE...LAKIN...DEERFIELD...GARDEN CITY...KALVESTA414 AM CST TUE MAR 8 2011 /314 AM MST TUE MAR 8 2011/...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST/11 PM MST/ TONIGHT...A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST/11 PM MST/ TONIGHT.* TIMING/DURATION...AREAS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO DEVELOP TODAYWITH PERIODS OF HEAVY SNOW AT TIMES. THE SNOW WILL RAPIDLYTAPER OFF AFTER 4 TO 6 PM AND BECOME LIGHT.* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 9 INCHES OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED WITHINTHE WARNED AREA.* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH WILLCREATE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES.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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