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  • Winter Weather Advisory for Linn County, Kansas
  • Winter Weather Advisory issued February 03 at 4:23AM CST until February 05 at 12:00AM CST by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, February 3, 2014 at 3:23 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 8 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WITH 6 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW EXPECTED TO HIT THE AREA
    TUESDAY...
    A WINTER STORM WILL BRING BETWEEN 6 AND 8 INCHES TO AREAS ALONG AND
    NORTH OF INTERSTATE 70 STARTING EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. AREAS ALONG
    AND SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50 SHOULD RECEIVE AROUND 3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW. THE
    SNOW WILL INTENSIFY THROUGH THE DAY ON TUESDAY BEFORE GRADUALLY
    LIGHTENING UP BY TUESDAY EVENING. WINDS WILL BE OUT OF THE EAST
    NORTHEAST BETWEEN 10 AND 20 MPH THROUGH MOST OF THE EVENT WITH
    OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO BETWEEN 20 AND 25 MPH. THE HEAVIER SNOW COULD
    APPROACH 1 INCH PER HOUR RATES AT TIMES DURING THE DAY TIME HOURS ON
    TUESDAY...AND IN COMBINATION WITH THE WINDS COULD PRODUCE SOME WHITE
    OUT CONDITIONS. ROADS WILL QUICKLY BECOME SNOW PACKED AND VISIBILITY
    WILL BE MINIMAL...MAKING DRIVING CONDITIONS TREACHEROUS.
    ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TUESDAY TO 9 AM
    CST WEDNESDAY...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL HAS
    ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW...
    WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM TUESDAY TO 9 AM CST WEDNESDAY. THE
    WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
    * LOCATION...ACROSS WEST CENTRAL AND CENTRAL MISSOURI.
    * TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP OVER EASTERN KANSAS AND
    WESTERN MISSOURI BEFORE DAYBREAK TUESDAY MORNING AND SPREAD
    EASTWARD DURING THE MORNING HOURS. HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS
    EXPECTED TO FALL ACROSS THE AREA FROM LATE TUESDAY MORNING TO
    TUESDAY EVENING. SNOW SHOULD THEN BEGIN TO TAPER OFF FROM WEST
    TO EAST TUESDAY NIGHT.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...RANGING FROM 3 TO 6 INCHES.
    * IMPACTS...SNOW WILL ACCUMULATE QUICKLY ON ROADS AND SURFACES
    BECOMING SNOW PACKED AND CAUSING HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS.
    GUSTY WINDS MAY ALSO RESULT IN THE POTENTIAL FOR BLOWING AND
    DRIFTING SNOW...MAKING TRAVEL MORE TREACHEROUS.
    PLEASE REPORT SNOW OR ICE AMOUNTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
    ON FACEBOOK BY SEARCHING FOR...U.S. NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
    KANSAS CITY...OR BY VISITING HTTP...//GO.USA.GOV/DFQB (UPPER
    CASE). ON TWITTER...CONTACT US AT @NWSKANSASCITY.