Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 3:53 PM CDT on March 15, 2014
... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 7 am to 7 PM CDT
The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow... which is in effect
from 7 am to 7 PM CDT Sunday.
* Timing and areas affected... areas generally along and south of
the Interstate 44 corridor and along and east of the Highway 65
corridor on Sunday.
* Snow accumulations... 1 to 4 inches of snow is expected... with
the highest amounts occurring along the higher terrain of the
Ozark Plateau across the Eastern Ozarks. Localized amounts
between 4 and 5 inches will be possible in Dent and northern
Shannon counties. Most of the accumulation will occur on grassy
surfaces... however roadways will likely be impacted where
heavier snow falls.
* Winds and visibility... sustained north winds of 20 to 35 mph
with gusts of 40 to 50 mph are expected. This wind along with
the falling snow will reduce visibilities down to a half mile or
less at times.
* Impacts... the combination of falling and blowing snow will make
travel difficult on Sunday due to reduced visibilities along
with the potential for snow covered roadways.
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
visibilities will be limited due to a combination of falling and
blowing snow. Use caution when traveling... especially in open
Statement as of 3:39 PM CDT on March 15, 2014
... Wind Advisory in effect from 3 am to 6 PM CDT Sunday...
The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a Wind
Advisory... which is in effect from 3 am to 6 PM CDT Sunday.
* Timing and areas affected... strong and gusty north winds will
develop area wide behind a passing cold front from late tonight
into Sunday morning. The strong and gusty winds will then
continue through the day Sunday before diminishing around
* Winds... sustained north winds of 20 to 35 mph with gusts of 40
to 50 mph are expected.
* Impacts... Crosswinds on exposed roads may affect high profile
vehicles. Outdoor objects that are not secured may be blown
Wind driven snow and low visibilities are also expected to
cause additional impacts... especially along and east of the
Highway 65 corridor.
A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or gusts to
45 mph are expected. Winds this strong can make driving
difficult... especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra
- Winter Weather Statement
A winter weather advisory is issued when significant accumulations of snow, sleet, or freezing rain may affect the advisory area.
- High Wind Advisory
A high wind advisory is issued when sustained winds of 31 mph or greater are expected to occur for at least 1 hour. This advisory can also be issued if winds of 46 mph or greater are expected for any length of time.
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