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Blizzard Warning

KSCB News - December 27, 2015 8:07 am

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
150 AM CST SUN DEC 27 2015

...A LIFE THREATENING AND CRIPPLING BLIZZARD IS HEADED TOWARDS
THE OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS PANHANDLES...

...ALL PREPARATIONS FOR THIS VERY DANGEROUS BLIZZARD SHOULD BE
COMPLETED...

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-271600-
/O.CON.KAMA.BZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-151228T1800Z/
CIMARRON-TEXAS-BEAVER-DALLAM-SHERMAN-HANSFORD-OCHILTREE-LIPSCOMB-
HARTLEY-MOORE-HUTCHINSON-ROBERTS-HEMPHILL-OLDHAM-POTTER-CARSON-
GRAY-WHEELER-DEAF SMITH-RANDALL-ARMSTRONG-DONLEY-COLLINGSWORTH-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOISE CITY...KEYES...GUYMON...BEAVER...
FORGAN...DALHART...STRATFORD...SPEARMAN...GRUVER...PERRYTON...
BOOKER...HIGGINS...FOLLETT...HARTLEY...CHANNING...DUMAS...
BORGER...MIAMI...CANADIAN...VEGA...AMARILLO...PANHANDLE...
WHITE DEER...PAMPA...SHAMROCK...WHEELER...HEREFORD...CANYON...
CLAUDE...CLARENDON...WELLINGTON
150 AM CST SUN DEC 27 2015

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST MONDAY...

A BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST MONDAY.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS OF 35 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS
  OF 55 TO 65 MPH ARE EXPECTED. VISIBILITIES FROM FALLING AND
  BLOWING SNOW WILL DROP TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES...CAUSING
  WHITEOUT CONDITIONS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 13 INCHES OF SNOW WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER
  AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE. SNOW DRIFTS OF 5 TO 10 FEET ARE LIKELY DUE TO
  THE STRONG WINDS.

* WIND CHILLS...THE COMBINATION OF STRONG NORTH WINDS AND COLD
  TEMPERATURES WILL PRODUCE WIND CHILLS AS LOW AS 10 BELOW ZERO
  FOR MUCH OF THIS WINTER STORM EVENT.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS OR
  IMPOSSIBLE. POWER OUTAGES MAY OCCUR ACROSS PARTS OF THE
  OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS PANHANDLES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS OR IMPOSSIBLE. DO
NOT TRAVEL. IF YOU MUST...HAVE A WINTER STORM SURVIVAL KIT WITH
YOU. IF YOU GET STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
213 AM CST SUN DEC 27 2015
KSZ078-080-086>089-271800-
/O.CON.KDDC.BZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-151228T1800Z/
FORD-KIOWA-SEWARD-MEADE-CLARK-COMANCHE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DODGE CITY...BUCKLIN...GREENSBURG...
HAVILAND...LIBERAL...KISMET...MEADE...FOWLER...ASHLAND...
MINNEOLA...COLDWATER...PROTECTION
213 AM CST SUN DEC 27 2015
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST MONDAY...
* TIMING...LATE SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH MIDDAY MONDAY
* SNOW AMOUNTS...3 TO 6 INCHES LIKELY. MUCH OF THE ACCUMULATION
MAY BE IN DRIFTS IN EXCESS OF 3 TO 5 FEET.
* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.
VISIBILITY FREQUENTLY LESS THAN ONE QUARTER OF A MILE AND NEAR
ZERO LIKELY AT TIMES.
* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME EXTREMELY DANGEROUS AND WILL
LIKELY BECOME IMPOSSIBLE. YOU MAY BECOME STRANDED IF YOU
VENTURE OUT.
&&
A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.
&&
$$

 

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