Weather

County,
Winter Weather Advisory issued March 11 at 10:10PM CDT until March 12 at 4:00AM CDT by NWS
Effective: 10:10 p.m. on Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Expires: 4 a.m. on Wednesday, March 12, 2014

...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL AND STRONG WINDS LIKELY...
.A POWERFUL COLD FRONT HAS MOVED INTO THE AREA CAUSING TEMPERATURES
TO FALL FROM THE 60S AND 70S INTO THE 30S THIS EVENING. ON GOING RAIN
WILL GRADUALLY CHANGE OVER TO SNOW THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS AS THE
COLDER AIR CONTINUES TO MOVE IN. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR A SEVERAL
HOUR WINDOW OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL BETWEEN 10 PM AND 4 AM OVER
THE ADVISORY AREA. MANY FACTORS WILL DETERMINE TOTAL
ACCUMULATION...BUT RAPIDLY ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE. IN
ADDITION...VERY STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL LEAD TO SEVERELY REDUCED
VISIBILITIES.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT
WEDNESDAY...
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR ACCUMULATING SNOW AND STRONG WINDS REMAINS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDT WEDNESDAY.
* THIS ADVISORY IS FOR NORTH CENTRAL MISSOURI...ALONG AND NORTH OF A
CHILLICOTHE TO MACON LINE...INCLUDING ADJACENT SOUTHERN IOWA.
* RAIN WILL CHANGE OVER TO SNOW BY 11 PM. PRECIPITATION WILL QUICKLY
END ACROSS THE AREA AROUND 4 AM.
* SNOW...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES...IS EXPECTED TO FALL OVER A SEVERAL
HOUR WINDOW LATER THIS EVENING. AMOUNTS WILL GREATLY DEPEND ON
SNOWFALL INTENSITY OVER THIS SHORT DURATION...AS WELL AS
TEMPERATURES. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR 2 TO 4 INCHES ACROSS THE
ADVISORY AREA...WITH LESSER AMOUNTS FURTHER SOUTH AND WEST.
* IMPACTS...THIS SNOW WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY VERY STRONG NORTHEAST
WINDS OF 20 GUSTING TO 35 MPH...LEADING TO SEVERELY REDUCED
VISIBILITIES. DESPITE THE WARM TEMPERATURES OVER THE PAST TWO
DAYS...RAPID ACCUMULATIONS COULD LEAD TO SLUSHY ACCUMULATIONS ON
ROADWAYS AS WELL.

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