Weather

County,
Winter Weather Advisory issued March 03 at 3:34PM CST until March 05 at 6:00AM CST by NWS
Effective: 3:34 p.m. on Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Expires: 6 a.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2015

...MORE ACCUMULATING WINTRY PRECIPITATION ON THE WAY...
.A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH THROUGH THE AREA TODAY AND TONIGHT. COLD
ARCTIC AIR WILL MOVE IN BEHIND THE FRONT TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY.
PRECIPITATION WILL BEGIN TO DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND IS EXPECTED
TO TRANSITION FROM RAIN TO FREEZING RAIN...TO SLEET AND THEN SNOW
FROM NORTH TO SOUTH TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING. ONLY A FEW
HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF ICE ACCRETION IS EXPECTED BEFORE FREEZING
RAIN TRANSITIONS OVER TO SLEET AND SNOW.
SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES ON WEDNESDAY...ESPECIALLY ACROSS
SOUTHERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI. A HALF INCH OR MORE OF SLEET
WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE WARNING AREA...ALONG WITH 4 TO 6
INCHES OF SNOW. FURTHER NORTH AND WEST IN THE ADVISORY AREA...LESSER
AMOUNTS OF SLEET AND SNOW ARE EXPECTED...WITH TWO TO FOUR INCHES
OF SNOW OVER THE INTERSTATE 44 CORRIDOR.
THE EXACT TIMING OF PRECIPITATION TRANSITIONS REMAINS A
CHALLENGE...AND WILL HAVE A SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON EVENTUAL
FREEZING RAIN...SLEET...AND SNOW TOTALS. AS A RESULT...ADDITIONAL
UPDATES ARE LIKELY THROUGH THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT HOURS.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
6 AM CST THURSDAY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM CST THURSDAY.
* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL MISSOURI...INCLUDING THE GREATER
INTERSTATE 44 CORRIDOR...FROM TONIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.
* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...A TRACE UP TO HALF INCH OF
SLEET...ALONG WITH TWO TO FIVE INCHES OF SNOW. THE LOWEST SNOW
AND SLEET AMOUNTS WILL BE ACROSS THE NORTHERN EDGE OF THE
ADVISORY AREA.
* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...A TRACE TO FIVE HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF
FREEZING RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE...MAINLY DURING THE OVERNIGHT
HOURS TONIGHT.
* WINDS AND VISIBILITY...MODERATE SNOW WILL LIKELY RESULT IN
VISIBILITIES AT OR BELOW ONE MILE AT TIMES ON WEDNESDAY.
* IMPACTS...A COMBINATION OF SLEET...SNOW...AND FREEZING RAIN WILL
LIKELY RESULT IN CONSIDERABLE TRAVEL IMPACTS ACROSS THE AREA
STARTING LATE TONIGHT...AND CONTINUING THROUGH THE DAY ON
WEDNESDAY.

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