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Winter Weather Advisory Posted for Thursday

KSCB News - December 5, 2013 6:05 am

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
257 AM CST THU DEC 5 2013

…MODERATE ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW POSSIBLE TODAY…

.A VERY COLD SURFACE AIRMASS AND ADVANCING COLD UPPER TROUGH WILL
COMBINE TO BRING ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL ACROSS FAR SOUTHWEST KANSAS
TODAY. ANYWHERE FORM 1 TO 4 INCHES IS POSSIBLE, MAINLY SOUTH OF A
JOHNSON CITY TO DODGE CITY LINE. BEST CHANCES AT THIS TIME FOR
HIGHER AMOUNTS AROUND 3 INCHES APPEARS NEAR THE OKLAHOMA LINE
FROM ELKHART TO LIBERAL.

KSZ074>078-084>088-051700-
/O.NEW.KDDC.WW.Y.0012.131205T1600Z-131206T0300Z/
STANTON-GRANT-HASKELL-GRAY-FORD-MORTON-STEVENS-SEWARD-MEADE-CLARK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…JOHNSON CITY…ULYSSES…SUBLETTE…
SATANTA…CIMARRON…MONTEZUMA…DODGE CITY…BUCKLIN…ELKHART…
RICHFIELD…HUGOTON…MOSCOW…LIBERAL…KISMET…MEADE…
FOWLER…ASHLAND…MINNEOLA
257 AM CST THU DEC 5 2013

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
9 PM CST THIS EVENING…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS
MORNING TO 9 PM CST THIS EVENING.

* TIMING…10 AM CST THROUGH 9 PM THIS EVENING.

* MAIN IMPACT…SNOW ACCUMULATION BETWEEN ONE AND FOUR INCHES.
COMPACTION OF SNOW ON ROADS WILL LIKELY CREATE SLICK DRIVING
CONDITIONS. VISIBILITY MAY ALSO BE REDUCED IN PERIODS OF HEAVIER
SNOWFALL RATES MAKING DRIVING MORE HAZARDOUS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
520 AM CST THU DEC 5 2013

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-051800-
/O.CON.KAMA.WW.Y.0012.000000T0000Z-131206T1500Z/
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
520 AM CST THU DEC 5 2013

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST
FRIDAY…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS REMAINS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST FRIDAY.

* EVENT…SNOW TOTALS OF ONE TO THREE INCHES ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE
NORTHWEST PANHANDLES…WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS TO AROUND FOUR
INCHES POSSIBLE IN THESE LOCATIONS. FOR ALL OTHER AREAS…SNOWFALL
TOTALS UP TO ONE INCH ARE EXPECTED. IN ADDITION…DANGEROUS WIND
CHILL VALUES AS LOW AS 10 DEGREES BELOW ZERO WILL BE POSSIBLE
ACROSS THE PANHANDLES.

* TIMING…SNOW IS EXPECTED TO START THIS MORNING ACROSS THE WESTERN
OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST TEXAS PANHANDLES…THEN GRADUALLY SPREAD
ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE PANHANDLES THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
THE SNOW WILL TAPER OFF BY EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. THE LOWEST WIND
CHILL VALUES WILL OCCUR THIS MORNING AND EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS…THE SNOW COULD CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.
WIND CHILL AND DANGEROUS COLD WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND
HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW…SLEET…OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES…AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

IN ADDITION…VERY COLD AIR AND NORTH TO NORTHEAST BREEZES WILL
COMBINE TO CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT
IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT
TAKEN. IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT
AND GLOVES.

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