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Blizzard Warning
Issued: 2:57 PM CST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Blizzard Warning in effect from 9 am Saturday to midnight CST
Saturday night...

* what... blizzard conditions are expected to develop during the
late morning and early afternoon hours on Saturday. Total snow
accumulations will range from 6 to 10 inches along and north of
a line from near Great Bend to Ellsworth to Minneapolis. Locally
higher amounts exceeding one foot will be possible. Winds may
gust as high as 50 mph at times during the afternoon hours
driving the visibility to near zero at times in blowing and
drifting snow. Whiteout conditions may develop during the height
of the storm, especially between 10 am to 3 PM when the
heaviest snowfall is expected.

* Where... portions of central Kansas.

* When... from 9 am Saturday to midnight CST Saturday night.

* Additional details... travel could be very difficult or
impossible. Areas of blowing snow could significantly reduce
visibility. Gusty winds could bring down tree branches.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions, making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If
you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get
stranded, stay with your vehicle.

The latest Road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.






Dense Fog Advisory
Issued: 1:05 AM CST Feb. 23, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Dense fog advisory in effect until 9 am CST this morning...

The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a dense fog
advisory, which is in effect until 9 am CST this morning.

* Visibilities... quarter mile or less at times.

* Timing... through 9 am.

* Impacts... the severe visibility restrictions will make driving
very hazardous.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving, slow down. Use
your low beam headlights and leave plenty of distance ahead of
you.




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