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  • Winter Storm Watch for Saline County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Sunday, January 9, 2011 at 5:11 a.m.
  • Expires: Monday, January 10, 2011 at 7 p.m.
  • URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS411 AM CST SUN JAN 9 2011KSZ049-050-092200-/O.EXT.KICT.WS.A.0001.110110T0000Z-110111T0000Z/SALINE-RICE-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SALINA...LYONS411 AM CST SUN JAN 9 2011...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGHMONDAY AFTERNOON...THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGHMONDAY AFTERNOON.* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL BEGIN EARLY THIS EVENING. THE SNOW WILLGRADUALLY INCREASE IN INTENSITY LATE TONIGHT INTO MONDAY WITH SOMEMODERATE SNOW POSSIBLE BY MONDAY MORNING.* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...WILL BUILD SLOWLY OVER TIME WITH AROUND 2INCHES POSSIBLE BY DAYBREAK MONDAY. BY THE TIME SNOW ENDS ONMONDAY NIGHT...TOTALS COULD RANGE FROM 4 TO 6 INCHES.* WINDS...ARE EXPECTED TO BE BETWEEN 10 AND 15 MPH DURING THEEVENT WHICH COULD LEAD TO SOME BLOWING SNOW BY MONDAYAFTERNOON. NORTH WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH MONDAY NIGHTCOULD LEAD TO BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW AND VISIBILITYRESTRICTIONS.* IMPACTS...WILL BE BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF THE SNOW AND SLOWTRAVEL ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL KANSAS... ESPECIALLY FORPERSONS TRAVELING ALONG INTERSTATE 70.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANTWINTER WEATHER THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THELATEST FORECASTS FOR UPDATED INFORMATION.&&$$

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