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  • Winter Storm Watch for Sumner County, Kansas
  • URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
  • Effective: Friday, March 19, 2010 at 5:08 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 7 p.m.
  • URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGENATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS508 AM CDT FRI MAR 19 2010KSZ051-052-067-068-082-083-091-092-191815-/O.CON.KICT.WS.A.0004.100320T0000Z-100321T0000Z/MCPHERSON-MARION-RENO-HARVEY-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-HARPER-SUMNER-INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MCPHERSON...MARION...HUTCHINSON...NEWTON...KINGMAN...WICHITA...ANTHONY...HARPER...WELLINGTON508 AM CDT FRI MAR 19 2010...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGHSATURDAY EVENING...A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGHSATURDAY EVENING.* TIMING...OF THE ONSET OF SNOW IS EXPECTED AROUND 8 PM FROMHUTCHINSON TO MARION...AROUND 10 PM FROM WICHITA TO HARPER...ANDBY MIDNIGHT AT WELLINGTON.* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...OF 4 TO 6 INCHES IS LIKELY. THE HIGHERAMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED EAST OF A LINE FROM MARION TO NEWTON TOWICHITA. SOME ISOLATED HIGHER AMOUNTS MAY BE POSSIBLE.* WINDS...SUSTAINED NEAR 30 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 40 MPH AREEXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY.* IMPACTS... THE GUSTY WINDS WILL RESULT IN CONSIDERABLE DRIFTINGOF THE HEAVY WET SNOW. SOME SLICK SPOTS ON ROADS AREEXPECTED...ESPECIALLY WHERE HEAVY SNOW OCCURS. THE HEAVY WETSNOW MAY CAUSE DAMAGE TO OUTDOOR VEGETATION WHICH HAS ALREADYSPROUTED LEAVES.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.$$HOWERTON

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