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Weather Alert Detail

  • Blizzard Watch for Morton County, Kansas
  • Blizzard Watch issued February 23 at 11:13PM CST until February 26 at 12:00AM CST by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 10:13 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, February 25, 2013 at 11 p.m.
  • ...EXPECT FULL BLIZZARD CONDITIONS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...
    .A MID LEVEL CYCLONE OVER THE GREAT BASIN AREA WILL EVOLVE INTO A
    MAJOR WINTER STORM, AS IT TRACKS ACROSS WESTERN TEXAS INTO OKLAHOMA
    SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. VERY STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP, AS
    WELL AS SOME HEAVY SNOW. THESE CONDITIONS WILL RESULT IN A MAJOR
    BLIZZARD SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. THE WINDS MAY THE STRONGEST
    DURING THE DAY MONDAY.
    ...BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH
    MONDAY EVENING...
    * TIMING...SNOW AND SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL
    BEGIN LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND LAST THROUGH THE DAY MONDAY.
    * SNOW AMOUNTS...WIDESPREAD 4 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED
    ACROSS WEST CENTRAL, SOUTHWEST, AND SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS. MORE
    THAN 10 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED SOUTHEAST OF AN LINE FROM ASHLAND
    TO PRATT.
    * 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.