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Blizzard Watches and Warnings for Area

KSCB News - December 26, 2015 11:10 am



URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
503 AM CST SAT DEC 26 2015

...POTENTIALLY CRIPPLING BLIZZARD TO IMPACT THE PANHANDLES THIS
EVENING THROUGH MONDAY...

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-261930-
/O.CON.KAMA.BZ.W.0001.151227T0000Z-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
503 AM CST SAT DEC 26 2015

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON CST MONDAY...

A BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
NOON CST MONDAY.

* WINDS AND VISIBILITY...NORTHERLY WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WITH
  GUSTS NEAR 60 MPH. VISIBILITIES FROM FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW
  WILL LIKELY DROP TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 15 INCHES OF SNOW WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER
  AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. SNOW DRIFTS OF 5 TO 10 FEET ARE LIKELY GIVEN THE
  EXPECTED 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 THE EVENT.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BECOME EXTREMELY HAZARDOUS...IF NOT
  IMPOSSIBLE.

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. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

SCHNEIDER

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
336 AM CST SAT DEC 26 2015

KSZ061>064-074>078-084>088-261815-
/O.CON.KDDC.BZ.A.0001.151227T0300Z-151228T1800Z/
HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-HODGEMAN-STANTON-GRANT-HASKELL-GRAY-FORD-
MORTON-STEVENS-SEWARD-MEADE-CLARK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SYRACUSE...LAKIN...DEERFIELD...
GARDEN CITY...KALVESTA...JETMORE...HANSTON...JOHNSON CITY...
ULYSSES...SUBLETTE...SATANTA...CIMARRON...MONTEZUMA...
DODGE CITY...BUCKLIN...ELKHART...RICHFIELD...HUGOTON...MOSCOW...
LIBERAL...KISMET...MEADE...FOWLER...ASHLAND...MINNEOLA
336 AM CST SAT DEC 26 2015 /236 AM MST SAT DEC 26 2015/

...BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...

* TIMING...SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH MONDAY.

* SNOW AMOUNTS...IN EXCESS OF 6 INCHES LIKELY. MUCH OF THE
  ACCUMULATION WILL BE IN DRIFTS IN EXCESS OF 5 FEET.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 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.

&&

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FALLING AND/OR
BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS AND EXTREMELY POOR VISIBILITIES.
THIS CAN LEAD TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AND MAKE TRAVEL VERY
DANGEROUS IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE.

&&

$$
 

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