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Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 8:57 PM CST Feb. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Thursday evening
through Friday afternoon...

* timing... snow will develop across the area and become heavy at
times by Thursday night and Friday, before gradually tapering
off Friday evening.

* Accumulations... storm total snow accumulations of 6 to 10
inches are likely.

* Wind and visibility... winds will increase from the north
around 20 to 35 mph by Thursday afternoon into Friday.
Visibility is expected to be reduced to less than a half mile
at times while snow is falling.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.