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Weather Alert Detail

  • Winter Weather Advisory for Mitchell County, Kansas
  • Winter Weather Advisory issued February 02 at 9:57AM CST until February 03 at 12:00AM CST by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 8:57 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 11 p.m.
  • ...HEIGHT OF THE WINTER STORM AND BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ONGOING ACROSS
    MUCH OF THE NWS HASTINGS COVERAGE AREA...
    ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
    ...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HASTINGS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
    WEATHER ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT.
    THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
    * IMPACT...PERIODS OF SNOW ALONG WITH AREAS OF BLOWING AND
    DRIFTING SNOW WILL RESULT IN POOR VISIBILITIES AND HAZARDOUS
    DRIVING CONDITIONS.
    * TIMING...ADDITIONAL LIGHT SNOW MAY ROTATE INTO THE AREA LATER
    THIS MORNING AND INTO THIS AFTERNOON.
    * TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...THE HEAVIER SNOW HAS MISSED MITCHELL
    COUNTY TO THE NORTH AND WEST. CONSEQUENTLY...SNOWFALL AMOUNTS
    ACROSS THE COUNTY ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 1 TO 2 INCHES.
    * WINDS...REMAINING QUITE STRONG THROUGH THE DAY OUT OF A
    NORTHERLY DIRECTION...WITH SUSTAINED SPEEDS OF GENERALLY 25 TO
    35 MPH...AND GUSTS OF 40 TO 50 MPH. SPEEDS WILL VERY GRADUALLY
    DECREASE THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT... AVERAGING 10 TO 20 MPH OUT
    OF THE NORTHWEST BY SUNRISE WEDNESDAY MORNING.
    * VISIBILITY...MAY BE REDUCED TO LESS THAN 1/2 MILE AT TIMES IN
    BLOWING SNOW.