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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
428 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-191030-
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-
POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-
WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-
428 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EAST CENTRAL...NORTH
CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

BANDS OF LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY MODERATE SNOW ARE EXPECTED TO LIFT
NORTH AND EAST OF THE AREA LATER THIS MORNING. AS SNOW BECOMES
LIGHT...IT MAY MIX WITH PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE THROUGH EARLY
AFTERNOON. ANY ICE ACCUMULATION WOULD BE MINIMAL.

THROUGH MID MORNING...ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS FOR THE OUTLOOK
AREA RANGE FROM 0.5 TO 2 INCHES...FOCUSED PRIMARILY OVER FAR
NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL KANSAS. TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO
3 INCHES ARE LIKELY...WITH THE NARROW AND HEAVIER SNOW BANDS
PRODUCING UP TO 5 INCHES FOR PORTIONS OF THE AREA.

A PERIOD OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE IS POSSIBLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. ANY
ACCUMULATION SHOULD BE VERY LIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT PRECIPITATION TYPE AND SNOWFALL
MEASUREMENTS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA.

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Winter Weather Advisory

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
405 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

KSZ008>012-020>024-026-034>040-054>056-058-059-181500-
/O.CON.KTOP.WW.Y.0010.000000T0000Z-141218T1500Z/
REPUBLIC-WASHINGTON-MARSHALL-NEMAHA-BROWN-CLOUD-CLAY-RILEY-
POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-JEFFERSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS-
WABAUNSEE-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARYSVILLE...HIAWATHA...CONCORDIA...
CLAY CENTER...MANHATTAN...ABILENE...JUNCTION CITY...TOPEKA...
LAWRENCE...EMPORIA...OTTAWA
405 AM CST THU DEC 18 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS
MORNING.

* TIMING...LIGHT TO OCCASIONAL MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
  THE AREA BEFORE TAPERING OFF IN THE MID MORNING.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ONE TO THREE INCHES IS EXPECTED BY
  THE END OF THE EVENT...WITH NARROW BANDS PRODUCING THREE TO FIVE
  INCHES. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IS POSSIBLE THROUGH THE MORNING
  PERIOD. ANY FREEZING DRIZZLE ACCUMULATION WILL BE MINIMAL.

* IMPACTS...ROADWAYS ARE REPORTED TO BE SLICK AND HAZARDOUS TO
  TRAVEL. VISIBILITY MAY BE TEMPORARILY REDUCED IN THE HEAVIER SNOW
  BANDS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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