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WWUS43 KICT 030728

WSWICT

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS

128 AM CST MON MAR 3 2014

KSZ093-095-096-098>100-031500-

/O.EXT.KICT.WC.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-140303T1500Z/

/O.CON.KICT.WS.W.0002.000000T0000Z-140303T1000Z/

COWLEY-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-LABETTE-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WINFIELD...ARKANSAS CITY...FREDONIA...

CHANUTE...ERIE...SEDAN...COFFEYVILLE...INDEPENDENCE...PARSONS

128 AM CST MON MAR 3 2014

...WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS

MORNING...

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST EARLY

THIS MORNING...

THE WIND CHILL ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST THIS

MORNING. A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CST

EARLY THIS MORNING.

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO WANE AND SHOULD

EXIT THE ARE BY 4 AM. WIND CHILLS OF -12 TO -20 WILL PERSIST

UNTIL 9 AM.

* SNOW AND SLEET ACCUMULATIONS...TOTALING 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE

LIKELY ACROSS THE AREA BEFORE IT ENDS.

* WIND CHILLS...FROM 12 BELOW ZERO TO 20 BELOW ZERO.

* IMPACTS...SLICK ROADS ARE LIKELY WITH SOME BLOWING AND

DRIFTING. REDUCED VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY IN THE HEAVIER SNOW.

FROST BITE AND HYPOTHERMIA ARE LIKELY WITH EXTENDED EXPOSURE

TO THESE TEMPERATURES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...SLEET

OR ICE ARE IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY

HAZARDOUS. YOU ARE URGED TO MONITOR TONIGHT'S FORECAST CLOSELY.

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS

WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN

FROSTBITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS BE SURE TO WEAR LAYERED CLOTHING...

BEING ESPECIALLY CAREFUL TO PROTECT YOUR HEAD...HANDS AND FEET.

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Delivered by Weather Underground Inc. Mon Mar 3 2014 2:28AM EST

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