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Winter Weather Advisory Posted for Listening Area

KSCB News - December 23, 2012 5:07 pm

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
311 PM CST SUN DEC 23 2012

...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW EXPECTED MONDAY NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS MORNING...

.A VIGOUROUS UPPER SYSTEM CROSSING THE WESTERN STATES WILL DIVE
INTO THE SOUTHERN PLAINS MONDAY NIGHT. DEEP COLD AIR FROM THE
NORTHERN PLAINS WITH WINDS FROM 15 TO 30 MPH WILL INTERACT WITH
THIS SYSTEM TO PRODUCE SNOWFALL BEGINNING BY AROUND MIDNIGHT OVER
WEST CENTRAL KANSAS, AND SPREADING TO SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS EARLY
CHRISTMAS MORNING.

KSZ043>045-061>064-074>080-084>090-240600-
/O.COR.KDDC.WW.Y.0006.121225T0400Z-121225T1800Z/
SCOTT-LANE-NESS-HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-HODGEMAN-STANTON-GRANT-
HASKELL-GRAY-FORD-EDWARDS-KIOWA-MORTON-STEVENS-SEWARD-MEADE-CLARK-
COMANCHE-BARBER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SCOTT CITY...DIGHTON...NESS CITY...
SYRACUSE...LAKIN...DEERFIELD...GARDEN CITY...KALVESTA...JETMORE...
HANSTON...JOHNSON CITY...ULYSSES...SUBLETTE...SATANTA...
CIMARRON...MONTEZUMA...DODGE CITY...BUCKLIN...KINSLEY...LEWIS...
GREENSBURG...HAVILAND...ELKHART...RICHFIELD...HUGOTON...MOSCOW...
LIBERAL...KISMET...MEADE...FOWLER...ASHLAND...MINNEOLA...
COLDWATER...PROTECTION...MEDICINE LODGE...KIOWA...SUN CITY
311 PM CST SUN DEC 23 2012 /211 PM MST SUN DEC 23 2012/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM CST /9 PM MST/
MONDAY TO NOON CST /11 AM MST/ TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
10 PM CST /9 PM MST/ MONDAY TO NOON CST /11 AM MST/ TUESDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPING ACROSS WEST CENTRAL KANSAS AS EARLY AS
  VERY LATE MONDAY EVENING, AND LASTING THOUGH EARLY CHRISTMAS MORNING.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOW. ONE TO THREE INCHES.

* OTHER IMPACTS...REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN BLOWING SNOW.
  VISIBILITIES COULD BE REDUCED AT TIMES TO NEAR A QUARTER MILE.
  SNOW DRIFTING AND COMPACTED ROADWAYS MAKING TRAVEL HAZARDOUS.
  WIND CHILL INDICES FROM -5 TO -14 DEGREES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

&&

$$

RUSSELL

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
309 PM MST SUN DEC 23 2012

COZ094-099-240500-
/O.EXB.KPUB.WW.Y.0032.121225T0600Z-121225T1800Z/
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-SPRINGFIELD VICINITY/BACA COUNTY-
INCLUDING...BRANSON...KIM...SPRINGFIELD...WALSH
309 PM MST SUN DEC 23 2012

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM MONDAY TO 11 AM
MST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM MONDAY
TO 11 AM MST TUESDAY.

* LOCATION...EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY AND BACA COUNTY. THIS
  INCLUDES KIM...SPRINGFIELD AND WALSH.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A STRONG WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL SPREAD
  PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW ACROSS THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT
  THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...3 TO 5 INCHES.

* WIND...NORTH 10 TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS MONDAY NIGHT
  THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING AS ROADWAYS BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICY.
  VISIBILITIES MAY DROP TO LESS THAN 1/2 MILE AT TIMES UNDER THE
  HEAVIER SNOW SHOWERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO TRAVEL IN THE ADVISORY AREA DURING THE
TIME OF THE ADVISORY...LISTEN TO THE LATEST WEATHER FORECAST AND
CONSIDER TRAVELING AT ANOTHER TIME OR BY ANOTHER ROUTE.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
350 PM CST SUN DEC 23 2012

...STRONG WINDS AND SNOW TO IMPACT THE OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS PANHANDLES
LATE CHRISTMAS EVE NIGHT THROUGH CHRISTMAS DAY...

OKZ001>003-TXZ001>020-240600-
/O.NEW.KAMA.WW.Y.0009.121225T0600Z-121226T0000Z/
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
350 PM CST SUN DEC 23 2012

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT MONDAY NIGHT
TO 6 PM CST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AMARILLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
MIDNIGHT MONDAY NIGHT TO 6 PM CST TUESDAY.

* EVENT...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL MOVE ACROSS THE TEXAS AND
  OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES CHRISTMAS EVE NIGHT THROUGH CHRISTMAS DAY.
  ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM UP TO ONE INCH ACROSS THE
  SOUTHWEST TEXAS PANHANDLE...TO AS MUCH AS AROUND FIVE INCHES ACROSS
  THE CENTRAL AND EASTERN OKLAHOMA PANHANDLE AND ALSO THE NORTHEAST
  TEXAS PANHANDLE. STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO AROUND 45 MPH BEHIND A COLD FRONT LATE CHRISTMAS EVE NIGHT
  THROUGH CHRISTMAS DAY WILL COMBINE WITH THE SNOW TO PRODUCE
  WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES...PARTICULARLY AS THE HEAVIER BANDS OF
  SNOW MOVE THROUGH. THE NEAR ZERO VISIBILITIES WILL MAKE FOR VERY
  DANGEROUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. THE STRONG WINDS WILL ALSO CAUSE
  DANGEROUS WIND CHILL VALUES AROUND FIVE TO TEN DEGREES BELOW ZERO
  OVER MUCH OF THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES LATE CHRISTMAS EVE
  NIGHT THROUGH CHRISTMAS MORNING.

* TIMING...THE SNOW WILL BEGIN ACROSS THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA
  PANHANDLES CHRISTMAS EVE NIGHT AND CONTINUE INTO CHRISTMAS MORNING
  BEFORE ENDING FROM WEST TO EAST DURING THE AFTERNOON ON CHRISTMAS
  DAY.

* IMPACTS...REDUCED VISIBILITIES...INCLUDING WHITEOUT
  CONDITIONS...FROM THE SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL MAKE FOR VERY
  DANGEROUS HOLIDAY TRAVEL CHRISTMAS EVE NIGHT THROUGH CHRISTMAS DAY.
  IF PLANNING HOLIDAY TRAVEL CHRISTMAS EVE NIGHT AND CHRISTMAS
  DAY...BE PREPARED FOR SNOW PACKED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES.
  ALSO DRESS WARMLY WITH LAYERS OF CLOTHING AND BE SURE TO PROTECT
  YOUR HANDS...FACE AND FEET DUE TO THE DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS LATE
  CHRISTMAS EVE NIGHT INTO CHRISTMAS MORNING.

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.

&&

$$

 

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