... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 3 am Wednesday to 6 am CST
The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a Winter
Storm Warning for snow... sleet and freezing rain... which is in
effect from 3 am Wednesday to 6 am CST Thursday. The Winter Storm
Watch is no longer in effect.
* Timing and areas affected... areas along and southeast of a line
from Kimberling City... to Marshfield to Salem from very late
tonight until early Thursday morning.
* Snow and sleet accumulations... a half inch or more of
sleet... along with 4 to 6 inches of snow will be possible. The
heavier sleet accumulations will occur in the southern portions
of the warning area.
* Ice accumulations... a glaze to seven hundredths of an inch of
freezing rain will be possible.
* Winds and visibility... gusty north winds... combined with
moderate to at times heavy snow... will likely result in
visibility below one mile for much of the day on Wednesday.
* Impacts... a combination of sleet... snow... and freezing rain will
likely result in considerable travel impacts across the area
starting late tonight... and continuing through the day on
A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow...
sleet... and ice are expected. This will make travel very
hazardous. Consider taking a winter storm kit along with you.
This kit should include such items as tire chains... booster
cables... a flashlight... shovel... blankets... extra clothing and
anything else that would help you survive in case you become
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Statement as of 3:34 PM CST on March 03, 2015