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County,
Winter Storm Watch issued January 31 at 12:04PM CST until February 03 at 12:00AM CST by NWS
Effective: 12:04 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016
Expires: midnight on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...
* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL BEGIN ON MONDAY...BECOME MORE
WIDESPREAD LATE MONDAY...BECOME HEAVY EARLY TUESDAY MORNING...
AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY ON TUESDAY BEFORE COMING TO AN END
AROUND MIDNIGHT. SNOW MAY MIX WITH RAIN AT TIMES LATE MONDAY
NIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING...ESPECIALLY IN SOUTHERN PARTS OF THE
WATCH AREA.
* ACCUMULATION...THERE IS A GOOD CHANCE FOR 6 TO 12 INCHES ACROSS
MUCH OF THE WATCH AREA. IT SHOULD BE NOTED THAT THE SOUTHEAST
SIDE OF THE HEAVY SNOW WILL HAVE A VERY SHARP CUTOFF TO ONLY
MINOR ACCUMULATION...AND SOME COUNTIES IN THE WATCH MAY HAVE
MUCH MORE SNOW IN NORTHERN PARTS THAN SOUTHERN PARTS OF THE
COUNTY.
* WIND...WINDS WILL FREQUENTLY GUST 30 TO 40 MPH MONDAY NIGHT
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING. WINDS WILL BE FROM THE NORTHEAST ON
MONDAY EVENING...TURNING FROM THE NORTHWEST BY LATE TUESDAY.
* VISIBILITY...NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY DUE TO THE
HEAVY AND BLOWING SNOW.
* MAIN IMPACT...TRAVEL IS PROBABLY GOING TO BE VERY DIFFICULT IF
NOT NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE WHERE THE HEAVIEST SNOW FALLS. BLOWING
AND DRIFTING OF SNOW COULD CLOSE AREA ROADS.

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