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Weather Alert Detail

  • Winter Storm Watch for Norton County, Kansas
  • Winter Storm Watch issued March 22 at 10:08AM CDT until March 24 at 7:00AM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, March 22, 2013 at 9:08 a.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 6 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
    LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...
    * TIMING/DURATION...SNOW WILL BEGIN OVER YUMA COUNTY THIS
    EVENING AND SPREAD SOUTHEAST OVERNIGHT. SNOW WILL BE
    WIDESPREAD OVER THE ENTIRE TRI-STATE AREA SATURDAY AND
    SATURDAY NIGHT. SNOW WILL END EARLY SUNDAY.
    * SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 7 TO 8 INCHES
    ARE POSSIBLE.
    * WINDS/VISIBILITY...EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH ARE
    EXPECTED TONIGHT AND SHOULD NOT PRODUCE ANY BLOWING SNOW. ON
    SATURDAY INTO EARLY SATURDAY NIGHT NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS
    WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE INTO THE 20 TO 30 MPH RANGE WITH
    HIGHER GUSTS PRODUCING BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ALONG WITH
    SHARPLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES. NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE
    POSSIBLE.
    * OTHER IMPACTS...IN ADDITION TO IMPACTING TRAVEL...THIS WINTER
    STORM WILL POSE A THREAT TO YOUNG LIVESTOCK. RANCHERS SHOULD
    TAKE PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT THEIR ANIMALS.