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Winter Storm Warning issued February 21 at 12:38PM CST until February 21 at 6:00PM CST by NWS
Effective: 12:38 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013
Expires: 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013

...WIDESPREAD SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON...
.AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS BY
EVENING. WIDESPREAD SNOW IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE REST
OF TODAY AND WILL EVENTUALLY TAPER FROM THE SOUTHWEST TO THE
NORTHEAST BY TONIGHT.
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
* TIMING...THE SNOW WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF FROM SOUTHWEST TO
NORTHEAST DURING THE AFTERNOON.
* SNOW AMOUNTS...TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 18 INCHES ARE
EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION. THE HEAVIEST SNOW THIS AFTERNOON
WILL BE ALONG A CORRIDOR FROM JETMORE TO NESS CITY TO HAYS.
* MAIN IMPACT...TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT DUR TO SNOW PACKED
ROADS. VISIBILITY COULD BE LESS THAN A QUARTER OF A MILE AT
TIMES. ANY TRAVEL IS STRONGLY DISCOURAGED.
* OTHER IMPACTS...A NORTH TO NORTHEAST WIND AT 20 TO 25 MPH WILL
LEAD TO BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

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