Weather

County,
Winter Weather Advisory issued March 04 at 1:09PM CST until March 05 at 6:00AM CST by NWS
Effective: 1:09 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Expires: 6 a.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2015

...ACCUMULATING SNOW CONTINUES THIS AFTERNOON...
.THE PRECIPITATION TYPE HAS NOW CHANGED TO ALL SNOW ACROSS THE
AREA AS THE COLDER AIR CONTINUES TO SPREAD SOUTH. THE HEAVIEST
SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO FALL ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL
MISSOURI THIS AFTERNOON INTO EARLY THIS EVENING WHERE SNOWFALL
RATES OF AN INCH AN HOUR ARE EXPECTED IN THE HEAVIER BANDS OF
SNOW.
THE HIGHER MARCH SUN ANGLE IS SO FAR LIMITING SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
IN MANY AREAS. HOWEVER...THE HEAVIER BANDS OF SNOW WILL HAVE
BETTER POTENTIAL TO OVERCOME THE HIGHER SUN ANGLE. THE MODERATE TO
HEAVIER SNOW WILL PERSIST ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI INTO THIS
EVENING...AND ONCE THE SUN STARTS TO SET...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL
INCREASE ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI.
STORM TOTAL SNOW AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES EXPECTED NORTH OF
INTERSTATE 44 WITH 1 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOW ALONG THE INTERSTATE. 4
TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN AND SOUTH
CENTRAL MISSOURI.
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
THURSDAY...
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM
CST THURSDAY.
* SHORT TERM TRENDS...LIGHT SNOW WITH POCKETS OF MODERATE SNOW
WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON WITH THE SNOW ENDING FROM NORTH TO
SOUTH LATER THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS EVENING. AN ADDITIONAL
DUSTING TO AROUND ONE TO TWO INCHES OF SNOW ON TOP OF WHAT FELL
THIS MORNING IS EXPECTED...BRINGING STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS
OF 1 TO 4 INCHES WITH THE HEAVIEST ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE
INTERSTATE 44 CORRIDOR.
* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...PORTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND
SOUTHWESTERN AND CENTRAL MISSOURI...INCLUDING THE GREATER
INTERSTATE 44 CORRIDOR...THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ONE TO FOUR INCHES WITH THE LIGHTEST NORTH
OF INTERSTATE 44 AND THE HEAVIEST ALONG AND SOUTH.
* WINDS AND VISIBILITY...MODERATE SNOW WILL LIKELY RESULT IN
VISIBILITY AT OR BELOW ONE MILE AT TIMES ON WEDNESDAY.
* IMPACTS...SNOW ON TOP OF THE SLEET THAT FELL EARLY THIS MORNING
WILL RESULT IN CONSIDERABLE TRAVEL IMPACTS ACROSS THE AREA
STARTING LATE TONIGHT...AND CONTINUING THROUGH THE DAY ON
WEDNESDAY.

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