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Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 3:37 AM CST Feb. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

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

* timing... a mix of rain and snow Thursday afternoon will change
to all snow Thursday evening. Snow will continue heavy at times
Thursday night and Friday, before gradually tapering off Friday

* Accumulations... storm total snow accumulations of 6 to 12 inches
are likely, with amounts in excess of 12 inches possible.

* Wind and visibility... winds will increase from the north
around 20 to 35 mph on Thursday night and 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.