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  • Winter Storm Watch for Jefferson County, Kansas
  • Winter Storm Watch issued February 28 at 3:52PM CST until March 03 at 6:00AM CST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, February 28, 2014 at 2:52 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, March 3, 2014 at 5 a.m.
  • ...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...PRECIPITATION WILL LIKELY BEGIN BETWEEN 7 PM AND 10 PM
    SATURDAY EVENING IN THE WATCH AREA. SLEET WILL LIKELY FALL
    INITIALLY...WITH A CHANGE OVER TO SNOW FROM NORTH TO SOUTH
    THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
    THE DAY ON SUNDAY BEFORE COMING TO AN END ON SUNDAY EVENING.
    * TOTAL SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION IN THE
    WATCH AREA WILL RANGE FROM 3 TO 8 INCHES...WHILE A TENTH UP TO
    AN INCH OF SLEET MAY ACCUMULATE. THE MOST LIKELY AXIS FOR HEAVY
    SNOW AMOUNTS EXTENDS FROM NEAR COUNCIL GROVE THROUGH LAWRENCE
    WHILE THE MOST LIKELY AXIS FOR HEAVY SLEET ACCUMULATION IN
    ADDITION TO SNOW IS SOUTH OF AN EMPORIA TO OTTAWA LINE.
    * WINDS...NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS WILL CONSISTENTLY RANGE FROM 15
    TO 25 MPH...WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
    * WIND CHILL...WIND CHILLS WILL RANGE FROM NEGATIVE 8 TO NEGATIVE
    18 DEGREES FROM SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY...AND MAY FALL
    BELOW NEGATIVE 20 ON SUNDAY NIGHT.
    * IMPACTS...SNOW-COVERED AND ICY ROAD CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY...
    WHICH WILL RESULT IN DIFFICULT AND DANGEROUS TRAVELING
    CONDITIONS. HYPOTHERMIA AND FROSTBITE COULD OCCUR QUICKLY FOR
    PERSONS EXPOSED TO THE COLD.