Strong Winds, Heavy Rain and Snow March 16-17, 2014

National Weather Service, Springfield, MO

Event Summary

A strong area of low pressure lifted from the Arklatex region across Arkansas during the nighttime hours of March 15th through the day of March 16th, 2014.  Strong winds developed early Sunday(3/16) morning with gusts of 35 to 45 mph as this low strengthend over Arkansas.  Occasional heavy rainfall developed Saturday night and continue into Sunday.  As colder air pushed in from the north during the morning into early afternoon Sunday, the rain gradually changed to some sleet and then snow.  The highest precipitation and snow totals occurred across southern Missouri.


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