Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 8:29 AM CST on December 13, 2013
... Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6 am CST
A Winter Weather Advisory for snow... sleet and freezing rain remains
in effect until 6 am CST Saturday.
* Short term trends... a mix of rain... freezing rain and sleet had
overspread southwestern Missouri and far southeastern Kansas
early this morning... and will spread across the Eastern Ozarks
by 1030 am. A thin glaze of ice will quickly develop on roads
and elevated objects once precipitation begins. Numerous traffic
accidents have been reported. Precipitation will transition to
rain generally southwest of a line from Fort Scott Kansas to
Cassville Missouri this morning.
* Timing and areas affected... a wintry mix will impact all of the
Missouri Ozarks and southeastern Kansas today and tonight.
Precipitation will transition to rain across areas generally
west of Highway 65 and south of Highway 54 by this afternoon
before changing back over to a wintry mix this evening. Areas to
the east of Highway 65 will see a wintry mix through most of
today with a transition to all sleet and snow this evening.
* Snow and sleet accumulations... sleet will occur at times mainly
this morning and again tonight while snow develops tonight.
Total snow and sleet accumulations will range from an inch to
four inches with higher accumulations up to six inches possible
across central Missouri and the Eastern Ozarks.
* Ice accumulations... freezing rain will fall today resulting in ice
accumulations from a few hundredths of an inch to around one
tenth of an inch.
* Impacts... the wintry mix of precipitation will result in hazardous
travel conditions today and tonight especially on
bridges... overpasses... and untreated roads. Travel conditions
will deteriorate from southwest to northeast this morning and
again tonight as temperatures fall below freezing.
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow... sleet... or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
Public Information Statement
Statement as of 9:23 am CST on December 13, 2013
County location temp temp precip significant weather
Douglas Ava 39 9 0.00
Barry Eagle Rock 4e 40 30 0.00
Morgan Gravois Mills 45 28 0.00
Benton Edwards 6w 45 33 0.00
Hickory Pittsburg 4w T
Jasper Sarcoxie 1w 44 16 T
Laclede 1 se Morgan 42 8 0.00
Webster Niangua 38 12 0.01
Dallas Fair Grove 3ne 37 29 0.00 freezing rain
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