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  • Winter Weather Advisory for Republic County, Kansas
  • Winter Weather Advisory issued February 17 at 10:30AM CST until February 17 at 8:00PM CST by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at 7 p.m.
  • ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CST THIS
    EVENING...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
    WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL
    8 PM CST THIS EVENING.
    * TIMING...A NARROW SNOW BAND HAS MOVED INTO NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS
    ALREADY. THIS BAND IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD SOUTHEASTWARD DURING
    THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS.
    * TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...A NARROW BAND OF AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2
    INCHES ARE EXPECTED. LOCAL AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE
    WITHIN THE BAND. AREAS ON THE EDGE OF THE BAND WILL RECEIVE
    AROUND A DUSTING UP TO HALF AN INCH.
    * WINDS...WIND GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH WILL INCREASE AS THE SNOW
    ARRIVES. THESE WINDS MAY CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW.
    * IMPACTS...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL WILL CAUSE PERIODS OF LOW
    VISIBILITIES. ACCUMULATIONS ON THE ROADWAYS COULD OCCUR QUICKLY
    CAUSING HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.