... Winter Weather Advisory now in effect until noon CST Sunday...
The Winter Weather Advisory for snow and freezing rain is now in
effect until noon CST Sunday.
* Short term trends... light snow was beginning to overspread the
region early this morning. Several waves of snow will occur
throughout the day today.
* Timing and areas affected... the Winter Weather Advisory is in
effect for extreme southeastern Kansas and the Missouri Ozarks
from the 7 am through Sunday morning.
* Snow will overspread the region from west to east this morning
and afternoon and continue into the evening hours. The snow will
then change to a wintry mix of light freezing rain and snow
across southern Missouri overnight tonight into Sunday.
* Snow accumulations... amounts ranging from 1 to 3 inches can be
expected south of the Interstate 44 corridor with the lightest
totals across south central Missouri. 3 to 5 inches of snow can
be expected along and north of the Interstate 44 corridor.
* Ice accumulations... a thin glaze of ice with amounts generally
less than five hundredths of an inch expected south of the
Interstate 44 corridor.
* Visibility... moderate snow will reduce visibility to less than
a mile at times.
* Impacts... the combination of falling and accumulating snow as
well as a thin glaze of ice will make travel conditions
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow and freezing rain will
cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and
limited visibilities... and use caution while driving.
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Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 6:46 AM CST on February 28, 2015
Statement as of 4:41 PM CST on February 27, 2015
... Record low temperatures set at Joplin... Vichy/Rolla and West
A record low temperature of 8 degrees was set at Joplin today. This
breaks the old record of 11 set in 2002.
A record low temperature of 2 degrees was set at Vichy-Rolla MO
today. This breaks the old record of 12 set in 1976.
A record low temperature of 5 degrees was set at West Plains MO
today. This breaks the old record of 12 set in 2002.
Public Information Statement
Statement as of 9:51 am CST on February 28, 2015
Max min new snow
County location temp temp precip snow depth
Barry Roaring River sp 26 21 T T M
Morgan Gravois Mills 21 17 0.00 0.0 0
Laclede 1 se Morgan 23 7 T T 1
Dallas Windyville 4nw T T 0
Jasper Sarcoxie 1w 23 12 T T 0
Webster Niangua 24 6 T T 1
Benton Edwards 6w 26 23 0.00 0.0 0
Douglas Ava 24 6 T T T
stone Kimberling City 5nw M 1.5 M