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Winter Weather Advisory issued December 17 at 7:29PM CST until December 18 at 9:00AM CST by NWS
Effective: 7:29 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 WINTRY PRECIPITATION REMAINS
IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THURSDAY.
* SHORT TERM TRENDS...REPORTS FROM MEDIA...EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT...AND SURFACE OBSERVATIONS INDICATE A MIX OF
SLEET...SNOW...AND RAIN ARE OCCURRING SOUTHEAST OF A LINE FROM
WARSAW TO LEBANON TO TO ALTON. A LIGHT ACCUMULATION OF SLEET IS
OCCURRING IN THE JOPLIN AND SPRINGFIELD AREAS WITH SOME SLICK
SPOTS DEVELOPING ON ROADS.
* 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.

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