Weather

County,
Winter Weather Advisory issued December 17 at 8:57PM CST until December 18 at 9:00AM CST by NWS
Effective: 8:57 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
Expires: 9 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST
THURSDAY...
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR MIXED WINTER PRECIPITATION REMAINS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THURSDAY.
* SHORT TERM TRENDS...REPORTS FROM MEDIA...EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT...AND HIGHWAY DEPARTMENTS INDICATE A LIGHT
ACCUMULATION OF SLEET AND SNOW FROM SOUTHEAST KANSAS INTO
MISSOURI. THE HEAVIEST PRECIPITATION IS NOW OCCURRING FROM THE
STOCKTON AND CASSVILLE AREAS EAST TO THE
BRANSON...SPRINGFIELD...MARSHFIELD...AND LEBANON AREAS. SLICK
SPOTS HAVE DEVELOPED ON HIGHWAYS WITH A FEW ACCIDENTS BEING
REPORTED IN BOTH THE JOPLIN AND SPRINGFIELD AREAS. AREAS FROM
THE SPRINGFIELD AND MARSHFIELD AREA NORTH TO THE TRUMAN AND LAKE
OF THE OZARKS REGION WILL SEE ADDITIONAL SOME ROAD ACCUMULATION
THIS EVENING.
* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...ALL OF SOUTHWESTERN MISSOURI...
CENTRAL MISSOURI...AND EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS THROUGH MID
MORNING THURSDAY.
* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM A
DUSTING TO HALF INCH ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN MISSOURI...TO BETWEEN
ONE AND TWO INCHES ALONG AND NORTH OF U.S. 60. SLIGHTLY HIGHER
ACCUMULATIONS UP TO THREE INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG THE I-44
CORRIDOR EAST OF U.S. HIGHWAY 65.
* ICE ACCUMULATIONS...FREEZING DRIZZLE LATE TONIGHT MAY RESULT IN
A THIN GLAZE OF ICE BY THURSDAY MORNING. ICE WILL BE MOST
LIKELY ON BRIDGES...OVERPASSES...AND OTHER ELEVATED SURFACES.
* IMPACTS...THE WINTRY MIX WILL IMPACT TRAVEL ESPECIALLY ON
BRIDGES...OVERPASSES AND SECONDARY OR UNTREATED ROADS. SOME
TRAVEL IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED AND TRAVEL CONDITIONS COULD VARY
CONSIDERABLY OVER SHORT DISTANCES GOING FROM WET ROADWAYS TO
ICE AND SNOW COVERED ROADWAYS.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...
OR FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

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