Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 9:21 AM CDT on March 16, 2014
... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow remains in
effect until 7 PM CDT this evening.
* Short term trends... rain has already changed over to snow along
and north of a Pittsburg Kansas to Hermitage to Osage Beach
line. Immediately south of that line... a brief period of sleet
and freezing rain is occurring as far south as the Interstate 44
corridor. Rain is falling south of the Interstate 44 corridor.
Through 11 am... rain will continue to transition to a quick
wintry mix and then snow as far south as a Neosho to Ozark to
Summersville line. Plain rain will begin to change to a wintry
mix and then snow across south central Missouri between 10 am
and 1 PM. Snow... moderate at times... will continue across
southeastern Kansas and central Missouri.
* Timing and areas affected... the Winter Weather Advisory is in
effect for areas generally along and south of a Bolivar to Vichy
line and along and east of a Cassville to Greenfield Missouri
line through this afternoon.
* Snow accumulations... 1 to 3 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 3 and 4 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. No ice accumulation is expected.
* Winds and visibility... sustained north winds of 25 to 35 mph
with gusts of 45 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 due to reduced visibilities along with the
potential for snow covered roadways.
As temperatures fall into the twenties and then teens
tonight... wet and slushy roadways may refreeze and result in
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 9:00 AM CDT on March 16, 2014
... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 6 PM CDT this evening...
* short term trends... northerly winds have developed across the
entire area this morning. Wind speeds will continue to increase
this morning with sustained winds between 20 and 35 mph with
gusts to around 45 mph expected through much of this afternoon.
* Timing and areas affected... entire outlook area through this
afternoon before diminishing around sunset.
* Winds... sustained north winds of 20 to 35 mph with gusts to
around 45 mph.
* 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
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
Public Information Statement
Statement as of 9:19 am CDT on March 16, 2014
County location temp temp precip significant weather
Webster Niangua 68 38 0.69
Barry Roaring River sp 65 37 0.70
Laclede 1 se Morgan 69 32 0.43
Benton Edwards 6w 73 38 0.00
Jasper Sarcoxie 1w 69 37 0.61
Dallas Windyville 4nw 0.20
Morgan Gravois Mills 70 33 0.00
Douglas Dora 8n 0.65
Crawford Farlington 1.78
Ozark Wasola 3s 1.00
Shannon Eminence 20nw 0.70
Webster Seymour 1n 1.00
- 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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