Liberal, KS

Now: 44 °F

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Monday

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Tuesday

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Wednesday

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Lo: 43 °F

Thursday

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Friday

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Lo: 43 °F

Winter Weather Advisory Posted for Thursday and Friday

KSCB News - November 20, 2013 3:17 pm

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
350 AM CST THU NOV 21 2013

…WINTRY PRECIPITATION EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY…

.COLD AIR WILL MOVE INTO WESTERN KANSAS TODAY. RAIN THIS MORNING
WILL CHANGE TO FREEZING DRIZZLE AS THE MORNING PROGRESSES, AND THEN
TO SNOW OR SLEET LATE TONIGHT AND INTO FRIDAY.

KSZ030-031-043>046-061>066-074>081-084>090-211800-
/O.CON.KDDC.WW.Y.0010.131121T1800Z-131122T2300Z/
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PAWNEE-STAFFORD-STANTON-GRANT-HASKELL-GRAY-FORD-EDWARDS-KIOWA-
PRATT-MORTON-STEVENS-SEWARD-MEADE-CLARK-COMANCHE-BARBER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WAKEENEY…CEDAR BLUFF RESERVOIR…
HAYS…ELLIS…SCOTT CITY…DIGHTON…NESS CITY…LA CROSSE…
RUSH CENTER…SYRACUSE…LAKIN…DEERFIELD…GARDEN CITY…
KALVESTA…JETMORE…HANSTON…LARNED…BURDETT…ST. JOHN…
STAFFORD…HUDSON…JOHNSON CITY…ULYSSES…SUBLETTE…SATANTA…
CIMARRON…MONTEZUMA…DODGE CITY…BUCKLIN…KINSLEY…LEWIS…
GREENSBURG…HAVILAND…PRATT…ELKHART…RICHFIELD…HUGOTON…
MOSCOW…LIBERAL…KISMET…MEADE…FOWLER…ASHLAND…MINNEOLA…
COLDWATER…PROTECTION…MEDICINE LODGE…KIOWA…SUN CITY
350 AM CST THU NOV 21 2013 /250 AM MST THU NOV 21 2013/

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CST /11 AM
MST/ TODAY TO 5 PM CST /4 PM MST/ FRIDAY…

* TIMING…MIDDAY THURSDAY THROUGH 6 PM CST FRIDAY. FREEZING
DRIZZLE WILL DEVELOP BY MIDDAY IN FAR WESTERN KANSAS AND THEN
SPREAD SOUTHEASTWARD INTO SOUTHERN KANSAS BY LATE AFTERNOON.
SOME FREEZING RAIN IS ALSO POSSIBLE FROM MID MORNING INTO EARLY
AFTERNOON FOR LOCATIONS SUCH AS LARNED AND LACROSSE. SNOW IS
EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT IN FAR WESTERN KANSAS AND THEN
SPREAD EASTWARD TOWARD FRIDAY MORNING TO LOCATIONS SUCH AS DODGE
CITY AND JETMORE. THE PRECIPITATION LATE TONIGHT AND EARLY FRIDAY
MAY BE IN THE FORM OF SLEET IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS INCLUDING
MEDICINE LODGE.

* SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS…ICE ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE SMALL AND
LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL VARY FROM
LESS THAN AN INCH IN SOUTH CENTRAL AND CENTRAL KANSAS INCLUDING
PRATT AND HAYS, TO 1 TO 2 INCHES IN FAR SOUTHWESTERN KANSAS
INCLUDING SYRACUSE, JOHNSON AND ELKHART.

* MAIN IMPACT…TEMPERATURES FALLING INTO THE 20S TO LOWER 30S
ALONG WITH STRONG NORTH WINDS MAY ALLOW THE DRIZZLE TO FREEZE ON
ROADS AND SIDEWALKS TODAY. THE SNOW AND SLEET LATER TONIGHT AND
FRIDAY COULD ALSO RESULT IN SLICK SPOTS.

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.

Panhandles

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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
504 AM CST THU NOV 21 2013

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 AM CST SATURDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN AMARILLO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LIGHT ICING AND SNOW…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM
6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM CST SATURDAY.

* EVENT…A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE TEXAS AND
OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES TODAY. PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN THIS
AFTERNOON AS LIQUID BEFORE TRANSITIONING TO FROZEN PRECIPITATION BY
THIS EVENING. A COMBINATION OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE…AND LIGHT
FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED FOR THE MAJORITY OF THE TEXAS AND
OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES. ICE ACCUMULATION ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN LIGHT
AND PREDOMINATELY ON ELEVATED SURFACES. A TRANSITION TO LIGHT SNOW
AND SLEET IS EXPECTED FOR THE NORTHWESTERN TEXAS AND WESTERN
OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES WHERE STORM TOTAL SNOW AMOUNTS COULD RANGE FROM
1 TO 3 INCHES. ALSO BREEZY NORTHERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH
HIGHER GUSTS WILL CAUSE WIND CHILL VALUES TO DROP INTO THE SINGLE
DIGITS FRIDAY MORNING ACROSS THE ENTIRE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA
PANHANDLES. FROZEN PRECIPITATION WILL END FROM EAST TO WEST BY
SATURDAY MORNING.

* TIMING…LIQUID PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED TO TRANSITION TO A FROZEN
PRECIPITATION MIXTURE BY 6 PM THIS EVENING. LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE
AND LIGHT FREEZING RAIN WILL BEGIN TO TRANSITION TO LIGHT SNOW AND
SLEET ACROSS THE NORTHWESTERN TEXAS AND WESTERN OKLAHOMA
PANHANDLES BY MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. A TRANSITION TO A LIGHT
SNOW…FREEZING DRIZZLE…AND FREEZING RAIN MIXTURE IS EXPECTED BY
NOON FRIDAY. FROZEN PRECIPITATION WILL END BY 6 AM SATURDAY MORNING.

* IMPACTS…THE COMBINATION OF LIGHT FREEZING RAIN…SLEET…
SNOW…AND BLOWING SNOW MAY CAUSE ROADS…BRIDGES…AND OVERPASSES
TO BECOME SLICK IN SPOTS…FURTHER CAUSING HAZARDOUS DRIVING
CONDITIONS.

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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