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  • Winter Storm Watch for Smith County, Kansas
  • Winter Storm Watch issued February 02 at 9:25PM CST until February 05 at 6:00AM CST by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, February 2, 2014 at 8:25 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 5 a.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM EXPECTED MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...
    .ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL OF FIVE TO SEVEN INCHES IS FORECAST LATE
    MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. IN ADDITION TO THE
    SNOWFALL...A NORTH OR NORTHEAST WIND...SUSTAINED AT 15 TO 25 MPH
    AND ACCOMPANIED BY HIGHER GUSTS...MAY LEAD TO AREAS OF BLOWING AND
    DRIFTING SNOW...AS WELL AS RESTRICTIONS IN VISIBILITY.
    FINALLY...WIND CHILL VALUES OF AROUND 15 DEGREES BELOW ZERO WILL
    BE POSSIBLE ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA TUESDAY NIGHT.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT
    THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...
    * SNOW ACCUMULATION...FIVE TO SEVEN INCHES.
    * TIMING...SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED BETWEEN MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
    NIGHT...WITH THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL EXPECTED DURING THE DAY
    TUESDAY.
    * WIND...FROM THE NORTH OR NORTHEAST...SUSTAINED AT 15 TO 25 MPH
    AND ACCOMPANIED BY HIGHER GUSTS.
    * TEMPERATURE...FALLING TO NEAR ZERO TUESDAY NIGHT...WITH WIND
    CHILL VALUES FALLING TO NEAR 15 DEGREES BELOW ZERO.
    * IMPACT...SNOW ACCUMULATION ON AREA ROADWAYS WILL PROMOTE
    DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS...AS WILL RESTRICTIONS IN VISIBILITY
    DUE TO BLOWING SNOW.