Weather

County,
Winter Weather Advisory issued December 18 at 3:20AM CST until December 18 at 9:00AM CST by NWS
Effective: 3:20 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
Expires: 9 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LIGHT SNOW AND PATCHY FREEZING
DRIZZLE REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS MORNING.
* SHORT TERM TRENDS...SNOW WAS FALLING FROM EASTERN KANSAS INTO
CENTRAL MISSOURI OR GENERALLY NORTH OF A LINE FROM FORT SCOTT
KANSAS TO ROLLA MISSOURI EARLY THIS MORNING. THIS SNOWFALL WILL
PERSIST THROUGH 7 AM. AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND PATCHY FREEZING
DRIZZLE WAS OBSERVED ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE MISSOURI OZARKS
AND FAR SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS. TEMPERATURES WERE HOVERING NEAR OR
JUST ABOVE THE FREEZING MARK.
HIGHWAY DEPARTMENTS INDICATED THAT PRIMARY ROUTES RANGED FROM
MOSTLY CLEAR TO PARTLY COVERED. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS SINCE
WEDNESDAY EVENING HAVE GENERALLY RANGED FROM A TRACE TO NEAR ONE
INCH. ADDITIONAL LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS UP TO AN INCH MAY OCCUR
ACROSS CENTRAL MISSOURI OR GENERALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY
54.
* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...ALL OF THE MISSOURI OZARKS AND
SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS THROUGH MID MORNING THURSDAY.
* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE
FROM A DUSTING TO HALF INCH ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN MISSOURI WITH UP
TO AROUND AN INCH ACROSS CENTRAL MISSOURI.
* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE MAY RESULT IN A THIN
GLAZE OF ICE IN LOCALIZE AREAS.
* IMPACTS...THE WINTRY MIX WILL RESULT SOME TRAVEL IMPACTS
ESPECIALLY ON BRIDGES...OVERPASSES AND SECONDARY OR UNTREATED
ROADS. TRAVEL CONDITIONS COULD VARY CONSIDERABLY OVER SHORT
DISTANCES GOING FROM WET ROADWAYS TO ICE AND SNOW COVERED
ROADWAYS.

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