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County,
Winter Storm Watch issued February 28 at 4:22AM CST until March 03 at 6:00AM CST by NWS
Effective: 4:22 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014
Expires: 6 a.m. on Monday, March 3, 2014

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...
A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.
* TIMING...A MIX OF SNOW...SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD
THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT. BY SUNDAY...MOST OF THIS PRECIPITATION
SHOULD BE IN THE FORM OF SNOW...WITH A MIX OF SNOW AND SLEET
POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL KANSAS. THE POTENTIAL
EXISTS FOR A FEW BANDS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW TO OCCUR
SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. THE SNOW WILL DIMINISH FROM
NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST SUNDAY NIGHT AND SHOULD EXIT THE AREA BY
MONDAY MORNING.
* TOTAL SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS COULD
RANGE FROM 3 TO 8 INCHES WITH THE HIGHER AMOUNTS LIKELY TO BE
ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 70. ACROSS EAST CENTRAL KANSAS
SLEET ACCUMULATIONS COULD NEAR A HALF INCH...WITH AROUND ONE-
TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE POSSIBLE FROM FREEZING RAIN.
* WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL BE SUSTAINED AT 10 TO 20
MPH WITH GUSTS TO NEAR 30 MPH WHICH COULD RESULT IN BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW.
* WIND CHILL...WIND CHILLS OF 10 TO 20 DEGREES BELOW ZERO ARE
LIKELY FOR MUCH OF THE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT
PERIOD.
* IMPACTS...SNOW-COVERED AND ICY ROAD CONDITIONS ARE
LIKELY...WHICH WILL RESULT IN SLICK ROADS AND DANGEROUS
TRAVELING CONDITIONS. HYPOTHERMIA AND FROSTBITE COULD OCCUR
QUICKLY FOR PERSONS EXPOSED TO THE COLD.

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