Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 12:33 PM CST on December 13, 2013
... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 9 am CST
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and freezing drizzle is in effect
for tonight until 9 am CST Saturday.
* Location... this advisory includes areas along and south of a St.
Joseph to Bethany line.
* Timing... freezing rain has ended across the area as temperatures
have warmed above freezing. Periods of rain will continue through
the afternoon hours. A gradual transition to snow is expected this
evening. Steadier snows are expected to be focused across central
and portions of northeast Missouri. Further west... light snow may
be at times mixed with freezing drizzle. Precipitation will taper
off from west to east after 3 am... exiting central Missouri after
* Snow accumulations... minor snow accumulations of around 2 to
perhaps 3 inches are expected across central into northeast
Missouri later tonight. Lesser amounts are now anticipated further
west... generally ranging from a dusting to around an inch over
* Ice accumulations... no additional ice accumulation is expected this
afternoon. However very light ice accumulations are possible
overnight across western Missouri and adjacent eastern Kansas in
pockets of freezing drizzle. Also any rain from this afternoon
could re-freeze into black ice once temperatures fall back below
* Impacts... exposed surfaces including roadways will again become
slick and hazardous tonight as temperatures fall below freezing.
Rain will refreeze into black ice... with additional snow and
freezing drizzle making travel treacherous. Once the snow begins
this evening... expect visibility to be low during the periods of
steadier snow across central and northeast Missouri.
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and freezing
drizzle will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery
roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while driving.
Please report snow or ice amounts to the National Weather Service
on facebook by searching for... US National Weather Service Kansas
City... or by visiting http... //go.USA.Gov/dfqb (all upper case). On
twitter... contact US @nwskansascity.
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