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  • Winter Storm Warning for Ottawa County, Kansas
  • Winter Storm Warning issued February 04 at 9:24PM CST until February 05 at 6:00AM CST by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at 8:24 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 5 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
    WEDNESDAY...
    A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST
    WEDNESDAY.
    * TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.
    SNOW THAT HAS ACCUMULATED ON THE GROUND WILL CAUSE BLOWING SNOW
    THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT.
    * TOTAL SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS HAVE BEEN
    REPORTED OF 6 TO 14 INCHES ACROSS THE AREA.
    * WINDS...NORTH WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 25 TO 35 MPH
    CONTINUE OVERNIGHT. BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF THE SNOW WILL RESULT
    FROM THESE WINDS...WITH VISIBILITIES HALF A MILE AT TIMES OR
    LESS.
    * WIND CHILL...WIND CHILLS WILL FALL TO DANGEROUSLY COLD LEVELS
    TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING...RANGING FROM 10 TO 20 DEGREES
    BELOW ZERO.
    * IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS AND HEAVY ACCUMULATED SNOW WILL CAUSE
    REDUCED VISIBILITIES...BLOWING SNOW AND DRIFTING SNOW. AS A
    RESULT...TRAVEL BE DIFFICULT...AND NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE AT TIMES.
    THE BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILLS COULD QUICKLY CAUSE HYPOTHERMIA
    AND FROSTBITE FOR ANYONE EXPOSED TO THE COLD.