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  • Winter Storm Watch for Doniphan County, Kansas
  • Winter Storm Watch issued February 28 at 3:46PM CST until March 02 at 6:00PM CST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, February 28, 2014 at 2:46 p.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 5 p.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH FOR SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...
    .A LONG DURATION WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT THE REGION SATURDAY
    EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...BRINGING SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND
    SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...AS WELL AS RECORD BREAKING ARCTIC AIR.
    PRECIPITATION WILL SPREAD SOUTHEAST INTO THE AREA LATE SATURDAY
    AFTERNOON...INCREASING IN INTENSITY SATURDAY NIGHT. PERIODS OF
    MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY PRECIPITATION WILL REDEVELOP SUNDAY
    INTO SUNDAY EVENING BEFORE ENDING AROUND MIDNIGHT. A COMBINATION OF
    BITTERLY COLD ARCTIC AIR AT THE SURFACE AND SIGNIFICANTLY WARMER AIR
    ALOFT WILL RESULT IN AN UNUSUALLY COMPLEX SETUP OVER THE
    REGION...WITH BOTH SLEET AND SNOW LIKELY. THE BEST CHANCE FOR AN ALL
    SNOW EVENT WILL BE ALONG AND NORTH OF A ST. JOSEPH TO KIRKSVILLE
    LINE...WITH SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SLEET POSSIBLE SOUTH OF I-70.
    TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS WILL LIKELY VARY SIGNIFICANTLY ACROSS THE
    REGION...DUE TO BOTH NARROW BANDS OF HEAVIER PRECIPITATION...AS WELL
    AS THE UNCERTAINTY OF HOW MUCH SLEET WILL REDUCE OVERALL SNOWFALL
    TOTALS.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
    THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
    A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
    THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
    * THIS WATCH AREA IS SPECIFICALLY FOR FAR NORTHERN MISSOURI...
    MAINLY ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 36.
    * TIMING...SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY EARLY SATURDAY EVENING ACROSS
    FAR NORTHERN MISSOURI...SPREADING SOUTHWARD OVERNIGHT. A BREAK
    IN PRECIPITATION MAY BE POSSIBLE EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...WITH
    ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL EXPECTED DURING AFTERNOON. ANY FURTHER
    SOUTHWARD SHIFT IN THE STORM TRACK COULD FURTHER LIMIT
    ACCUMULATIONS ALONG THE IMMEDIATE IOWA BORDER.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...A FEW INCHES OF SNOW ARE EXPECTED... HOWEVER
    THE LOCATION OF THE HEAVY BANDING SNOW WILL FURTHER DETERMINE
    AMOUNTS. OVERALL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE EXPECTED TOWARD THE
    IOWA BORDER.
    * IMPACTS...AREAS OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL CAUSE ROADWAYS TO BE
    SNOW PACKED. WINDS BETWEEN 15 AND 20 MPH WILL CAUSE VISIBILITY
    PROBLEMS SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.
    * TEMPERATURES...BITTERLY COLD AIR WILL MOVE IN BEHIND THE SNOW. HIGH
    TEMPERATURES SUNDAY MAY ONLY REACH THE SINGLE DIGITS. EXPECT LOWS
    ON MONDAY MORNING TO FALL TO 5 TO 10 DEGREES BELOW ZERO. NORTH
    WINDS BETWEEN 10 AND 15 MPH WILL CAUSE WIND CHILL VALUES TO DROP TO
    DANGEROUSLY COLD VALUES BETWEEN 15 AND 20 DEGREES BELOW ZERO EARLY
    MONDAY MORNING.