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  • Blizzard Warning for Rawlins County, Kansas
  • Blizzard Warning issued February 02 at 11:41AM CST until February 02 at 6:00PM CST by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 10:41 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 5 p.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM CONTINUES TO AFFECT THE TRI STATE AREA...
    AN INTENSE WINTER STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO BRING
    SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...STRONG WIND GUSTS...AND REDUCTIONS IN
    VISIBILITIES ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA. TRAVEL WILL BE EXTREMELY
    DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLE IN BOTH WARNED AREAS UNDER BLIZZARD
    CONDITIONS ACROSS THE REGION.
    SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BEGIN TO TAPER OFF THIS AFTERNOON AS THE
    STORM SYSTEM SHIFTS EASTWARD. HOWEVER...BLOWING SNOW AND GROUND BLIZZARD
    CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TO BE EXPERIENCED AT TIMES FOR MANY
    LOCATIONS IN STRONGER WIND GUSTS WITH BLOWING/DRIFTING SNOW.
    WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO IMPROVE AFTER 6 PM CST / 5 PM
    MST TONIGHT.
    ...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
    EVENING...
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ADDITIONAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2
    INCHES ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON.
    * WINDS...NORTH 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.
    * IMPACTS...SNOWFALL AND STRONG WINDS TUESDAY AFTERNOON WILL
    CREATE BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WITH VISIBILITIES LESS THAN ONE
    QUARTER MILE. TRAVEL WILL BECOME EXTREMELY DIFFICULT.