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County,
Winter Storm Watch issued January 30 at 10:55AM CST until February 01 at 6:00PM CST by NWS
Effective: 10:55 a.m. on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015
Expires: 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT NORTHEAST MISSOURI THIS WEEKEND...
.A STORM SYSTEM WILL LIFT INTO THE REGION THIS WEEKEND. PRECIPITATION
TYPE IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AS RAIN ON SATURDAY...THEN WILL TRANSITION
TO SNOW AFTER SUNSET SATURDAY EVENING. SNOW WILL CONTINUE FROM
SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...BEFORE GRADUALLY TAPERING
OFF SUNDAY EVENING. THERE REMAINS SOME UNCERTAINTY IN HOW QUICKLY
SNOW CAN START TO ACCUMULATE SATURDAY NIGHT WHICH MAY IMPACT THE
ANTICIPATED SNOW AMOUNTS...BUT AT GENERALLY 4 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW IS
CURRENTLY EXPECTED IN THE WATCH AREA.
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL HAS
ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY
EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
* LOCATION... PORTIONS OF FAR NORTHERN AND NORTHEAST MISSOURI.
* TIMING...RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO SNOW BY 8 PM SATURDAY EVENING.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...WIDESPREAD SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 6
INCHES ARE EXPECTED. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE IN FAR
NORTHEAST MISSOURI.
* BLOWING SNOW...NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH ARE EXPECTED BY MID
MORNING SUNDAY. THIS WILL LIKELY RESULT IN PERIODS OF BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW.
* IMPACTS...THE EXPECTED SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL
HAZARDOUS SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. QUICKLY FALLING TEMPERATURES
ON SUNDAY WILL ALSO SUPPORT FREEZING OF WET OR SLUSHY ROADWAYS...
RESULTING IN DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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