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NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory For Entire KTTS Listening Area

Nancy Simpson

NWS Issues Winter Weather Advisory For Entire KTTS Listening Area

By Nancy Simpson. CREATED Mar 20, 2013

The National Weather Service has downgraded the winter storm watch to a winter weather advisory.  Four to six inches of snow is expected across much of the Ozarks.  It should start falling between 7 and 9 tomorrow morning.

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO 343 PM CDT WED MAR 20 2013

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY POSTED FOR PORTIONS OF EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND THE MISSOURI OZARKS...

SNOW IS EXPECTED TO IMPACT PORTIONS OF THE MISSOURI OZARKS STARTING THURSDAY MORNING AND CONTINUING INTO THURSDAY NIGHT.

A HEAVIER SWATH OF SNOW ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE ROUGHLY ALONG A LINE FROM OSCEOLA...TO MARSHFIELD...AND DOWN TO GAINESVILLE. ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 4 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. THERE WILL BE THE POTENTIAL FOR A SHARP GRADIENT IN SNOW AMOUNTS ACROSS SHORT DISTANCES.

LIGHTER ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED IN FAR SOUTHWEST MISSOURI... AND THE LAKE OF THE OZARKS REGION...OR ESSENTIALLY CENTRAL MISSOURI.

THIS ADVISORY REPLACE THE WINTER STORM WATCH THAT WAS PREVIOUSLY IN EFFECT.

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055-056-069-070-088-093-101-102-211200- /O.NEW.KSGF.WW.Y.0005.130321T1200Z-130322T1200Z/ BOURBON-CRAWFORD-CHEROKEE-BENTON-MORGAN-CAMDEN-PULASKI-JASPER- NEWTON-MCDONALD-BARRY- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FORT SCOTT...PITTSBURG... BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...WARSAW...COLE CAMP...VERSAILLES... OSAGE BEACH...CAMDENTON...FORT LEONARD WOOD...WAYNESVILLE... JOPLIN...CARTHAGE...NEOSHO...ANDERSON...PINEVILLE...MONETT... CASSVILLE 343 PM CDT WED MAR 20 2013

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THURSDAY TO 7 AM CDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THURSDAY TO 7 AM CDT FRIDAY.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...SNOW WILL IMPACT PORTIONS OF EXTREME SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND PORTIONS OF THE MISSOURI OZARKS STARTING FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUING INTO FRIDAY NIGHT. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 1 TO 3 INCHES. * WINDS AND VISIBILITY...VISIBILITIES WILL FALL TO LESS THAN ONE HALF OF A MILE AT TIMES...IN AREAS WHERE HEAVIER SNOW BURSTS OCCUR. * IMPACTS...TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED...PARTICULARLY WITH THE RISK OF LOW VISIBILITIES AND SLICK ROADWAYS.

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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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO 343 PM CDT WED MAR 20 2013

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY POSTED FOR PORTIONS OF EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND THE MISSOURI OZARKS...

SNOW IS EXPECTED TO IMPACT PORTIONS OF THE MISSOURI OZARKS STARTING THURSDAY MORNING AND CONTINUING INTO THURSDAY NIGHT.

A HEAVIER SWATH OF SNOW ACCUMULATION IS POSSIBLE ROUGHLY ALONG A LINE FROM OSCEOLA...TO MARSHFIELD...AND DOWN TO GAINESVILLE. ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 4 TO 6 INCHES WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. THERE WILL BE THE POTENTIAL FOR A SHARP GRADIENT IN SNOW AMOUNTS ACROSS SHORT DISTANCES.

LIGHTER ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED IN FAR SOUTHWEST MISSOURI... AND THE LAKE OF THE OZARKS REGION...OR ESSENTIALLY CENTRAL MISSOURI.

THIS ADVISORY REPLACE THE WINTER STORM WATCH THAT WAS PREVIOUSLY IN EFFECT.

MOZ066>068-077>082-089>092-094>098-103>106-211200- /O.UPG.KSGF.WS.A.0003.130321T1200Z-130322T1200Z/ /O.NEW.KSGF.WW.Y.0005.130321T1200Z-130322T1200Z/ VERNON-ST. CLAIR-HICKORY-BARTON-CEDAR-POLK-DALLAS-LACLEDE-TEXAS- DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT-LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-DOUGLAS-HOWELL- SHANNON-STONE-TANEY-OZARK-OREGON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NEVADA...APPLETON CITY...OSCEOLA... HERMITAGE...LAMAR...EL DORADO SPRINGS...STOCKTON...BOLIVAR... BUFFALO...LEBANON...HOUSTON...CABOOL...GREENFIELD...SPRINGFIELD... MARSHFIELD...ROGERSVILLE...MOUNTAIN GROVE...MANSFIELD...AURORA... MOUNT VERNON...NIXA...OZARK...AVA...WEST PLAINS...WINONA... EMINENCE...KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA...BRANSON...FORSYTH... GAINESVILLE...THEODOSIA...THAYER...ALTON 343 PM CDT WED MAR 20 2013

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THURSDAY TO 7 AM CDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SPRINGFIELD HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THURSDAY TO 7 AM CDT FRIDAY. THE WINTER STORM WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...SNOW WILL IMPACT SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI STARTING THURSDAY MORNING AND CONTINUING INTO THURSDAY NIGHT. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 4 TO 6 INCHES. * WINDS AND VISIBILITY...VISIBILITIES WILL FALL TO LESS THAN ONE HALF OF A MILE AT TIMES...IN AREAS WHERE HEAVIER SNOW BURSTS OCCUR. * IMPACTS...TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED...PARTICULARLY WITH THE RISK OF LOW VISIBILITIES AND SLICK ROADWAYS.

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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With a passion for news, Nancy has worked at KTTS for 15 years. Awarded Best Newscast from Missouri Broadcasters Association and recipient of the Edward R. Murrow Award for Investigative Reporting