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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
744 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-190145-
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-
POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-
WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-
744 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL...NORTH
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD NORTHWARD ACROSS THE ENTIRE FORECAST
AREA THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS. THE PEAK SNOW INTENSITY IS
EXPECTED FROM LATE EVENING THROUGH 4 AM. SLICK AND HAZARDOUS
TRAVEL CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED AS THE SNOW FALLS INTO THURSDAY
MORNING.

TOTAL SNOWFALL OF ONE TO THREE INCHES IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE
ENTIRE AREA...WITH NARROW BANDS OF THREE INCHES OR MORE EXPECTED.
FORECASTING THE EXACT LOCATION OF THESE NARROW BANDS AT THIS TIME
IS VERY DIFFICULT...BUT THEY ARE POSSIBLE IN ANY PORTION OF THE
FORECAST AREA.

A PERIOD OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IS POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT AS
WELL. ANY ACCUMULATION SHOULD BE VERY LIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

LIGHT SNOW AND FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL COME TO AN END FOR MUCH OF
THE AREA ON THURSDAY MORNING...BUT LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL
REMAIN POSSIBLE ACROSS THE AREA INTO THURSDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT PRECIPITATION TYPE AND SNOWFALL
MEASUREMENTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA.

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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
956 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-181500-
/O.CON.KTOP.WW.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-141218T1500Z/
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-
POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-
WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARYSVILLE...HIAWATHA...CONCORDIA...
CLAY CENTER...MANHATTAN...ABILENE...JUNCTION CITY...TOPEKA...
LAWRENCE...EMPORIA...OTTAWA
956 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST
THURSDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST
THURSDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW WITH A BRIEF PERIOD OF SLEET IN THE EVENING HOURS
  BECOMES WIDESPREAD SNOW LATE EVENING INTO EARLY THURSDAY
  MORNING. SNOW GRADUALLY COMES TO AN END AROUND SUNRISE. A
  PERIOD OF FREEZING DRIZZLE IS ALSO POSSIBLE ON THURSDAY MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ONE TO TWO INCHES IS LIKELY...WITH
  NARROW BANDS OF THREE INCHES OR MORE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP. ANY
  FREEZING DRIZZLE ACCUMULATION WILL BE LIGHT.

* IMPACTS...EXPECT ROADWAYS TO BECOME SLICK AND HAZARDOUS TO
  TRAVEL. VISIBILITY MAY BE TEMPORARILY REDUCED IN THE HEAVIER
  SNOW BANDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

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