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Weather Alert Detail

  • Winter Weather Advisory for Mitchell County, Kansas
  • Winter Weather Advisory issued March 01 at 2:55PM CST until March 02 at 12:00PM CST by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 1:55 p.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 11 a.m.
  • ...DANGEROUS WIND CHILLS DEVELOP TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING...
    ...ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL EXPECTED OVER MITCHELL COUNTY KANSAS...
    ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
    NOON CST SUNDAY...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HASTINGS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
    WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND FOR WIND CHILL...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
    FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST SUNDAY.
    * HAZARDS...SNOW AND VERY COLD WIND CHILL VALUES.
    * TIMING...PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO THE EARLY EVENING.
    BY LATE EVENING...SNOW WILL BEGIN TO ACCUMULATE. SNOW WILL TAPER
    OFF AND END SUNDAY MORNING.
    * WIND...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
    * ACCUMULATION...1 TO 3 INCHES...WITH THE GREATEST AMOUNTS
    SOUTHEAST OF BELOIT.
    * UNCERTAINTY...A BAND OF VERY HEAVY SNOW WILL FORM OVER CENTRAL
    AND NORTHEASTERN KANSAS TONIGHT. MITCHELL COUNTY WILL BE ON THE
    NORTHERN FRINGE OF THIS BAND. THERE IS SOME POTENTIAL THAT
    SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS COULD BE LESS OR GREATER THAN CURRENTLY
    INDICATED...BASED ON EXACTLY WHERE THE BAND DEVELOPS AND
    RESIDES.
    * WIND CHILL VALUES...AROUND 15 DEGREES BELOW ZERO...MAINLY
    BETWEEN 3 AM AND 9 AM.
    * IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS DUE TO ACCUMULATING
    SNOW...WITH POOR VISIBILITY AND SLIPPERY ROADS. IN ADDITION...
    COLD RELATED INJURIES SUCH AS FROST BITE WILL OCCUR WITHIN 30
    MINUTES...AND HYPOTHERMIA WILL BE LIKELY IF PROPER PRECAUTIONS
    ARE NOT TAKEN.