Weather

County,
Winter Weather Advisory issued December 17 at 1:48PM CST until December 18 at 9:00AM CST by NWS
Effective: 1:48 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Expires: 9 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST
THURSDAY...
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING DRIZZLE
REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THURSDAY.
* SHORT TERM TRENDS...AREAS OF SLEET...MIXED WITH RAIN AND SNOW AT
TIMES...ARE BEGINNING TO MOVE INTO FAR SOUTHERN MISSOURI.
INITIAL AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT...THOUGH SOME MINOR
TRAVEL IMPACTS WILL BE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ON ELEVATED AND
UNTREATED SURFACES.
MORE WIDESPREAD AND HEAVIER PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO MOVE
ACROSS THE ENTIRE ADVISORY AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO
TONIGHT...WITH ACCUMULATING SNOW AFTER DARK.
* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...ALL OF SOUTHWESTERN
MISSOURI...CENTRAL MISSOURI...AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS
FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MID MORNING THURSDAY.
* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM A
DUSTING TO HALF INCH ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN MISSOURI...TO BETWEEN
ONE AND TWO INCHES ALONG AND NORTH OF U.S. 60. SLIGHTLY HIGHER
ACCUMULATIONS UP TO THREE INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG THE I-44
CORRIDOR EAST OF U.S. HIGHWAY 65.
* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...FREEZING DRIZZLE LATE TONIGHT MAY RESULT IN
A THIN GLAZE OF ICE BY THURSDAY MORNING. ICE WILL BE MOST LIKELY
ON BRIDGES...OVERPASSES...AND OTHER ELEVATED SURFACES.
* IMPACTS...THE WINTRY MIX WILL IMPACT TRAVEL ESPECIALLY ON
BRIDGES...OVERPASSES AND SECONDARY OR UNTREATED ROADS. SOME
TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE POSSIBLE FOR THE AFTERNOON COMMUTE ACROSS
EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI
TODAY...AND THE MORNING COMMUTE ACROSS THE ENTIRE ADVISORY AREA
ON THURSDAY. TRAVEL CONDITIONS COULD VARY CONSIDERABLY OVER
SHORT DISTANCES GOING FROM WET ROADWAYS TO ICE AND SNOW COVERED
ROADWAYS.

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