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Weather Alert Detail

  • Blizzard Warning for Ellis County, Kansas
  • Blizzard Warning issued February 24 at 2:27PM CST until February 26 at 12:00AM CST by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 1:27 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, February 25, 2013 at 11 p.m.
  • ...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TONIGHT AND
    CONTINUE INTO MONDAY...
    .UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE NEAR ENTERING THE SOUTHERN ROCKIES THIS
    AFTERNOON WILL INTENSIFY AS IT MOVES THROUGH NORTHWEST TEXAS INTO
    THE RED RIVER VALLEY TONIGHT AND MONDAY. BY THIS EVENING... SNOW
    WILL DEVELOP AND BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT. IN ADDITION...
    VERY STRONG NORTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP WHICH WILL RESULT
    IN BLIZZARD CONDITIONS THROUGH MONDAY.
    ...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST /5 PM MST/
    THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT CST /11 PM MST/ MONDAY NIGHT...
    * TIMING...SNOW AND SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL
    BEGIN LATE SUNDAY EVENING AND LAST THROUGH THE DAY MONDAY.
    * SNOW AMOUNTS...AROUND 2-6 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE NORTHWEST OF A
    HUGOTON TO KALVESTA TO HAYS LINE. WIDESPREAD 6 TO 12 INCH
    AMOUNTS CAN BE EXPECTED TO THE SOUTHEAST OF THIS LINE WITH
    AMOUNTS BETWEEN 16 AND 20 INCHES SOUTHEAST OF A MINNEOLA TO
    STAFFORD LINE.
    * WINDS/VISIBILITY...25 TO 40 MPH NORTH WINDS WITH FREQUENT
    GUSTS TO 55 MPH... ESPECIALLY DURING THE DAY MONDAY.
    WIDESPREAD AND PROLONGED VISIBILITY BELOW ONE-QUARTER OF A
    MILE AND FREQUENT WHITEOUT CONDITIONS ARE ANTICIPATED.