Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 7:17 AM CST on December 08, 2013
... Winter Weather Advisory in effect until noon CST today...
The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for freezing drizzle and areas of light snow... which
is in effect until noon CST today.
* Short term trends... recent reports from dispatch
centers... Airport observations... and webcams indicate that a mix
of freezing drizzle and light snow is causing slick spots to
develop over southeast Kansas and parts of southwest Missouri.
Areas from southeast Kansas and the Joplin area east and
southeast to Monett... Springfield... Branson... and West Plains
have seen a light glaze of ice and a dusting of snow. This will
spread northeast toward the Nevada and Lebanon area over the
next couple of hours.
* Timing and areas affected... this morning over parts of far
southeast Kansas into west central and southwest Missouri.
* Snow and ice accumulation... trace amounts of ice from freezing
drizzle and light snow can be expected to make roads and bridges
* Impacts... cold Road and bridge surfaces will cause any
precipitation to freeze on contact. Even if it does not look
like much precipitation has or is occurring... the roads will
become slick with even just a small amount of snow or freezing
drizzle. Use caution if traveling this morning.
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of light snow and
freezing drizzle will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while
Statement as of 6:49 AM CST on December 08, 2013
... A mix of light snow showers and freezing drizzle will cause
slick roads this morning...
A mix of freezing drizzle and light snow will cause slick spots on
area roads this morning. Surface observations... webcams... and
reports from dispatch centers indicate that some areas are seeing
a light accumulation of ice and snow which will cause slick
roads... or worsen already snow and ice covered areas this
Through 645 am... reports over southeast Kansas and in the Joplin
area indicate worsening Road conditions. Areas along the Arkansas
border are also seeing numerous reports of light snow and freezing
Cold Road and bridge surfaces will cause any precipitation to
freeze on contact. Even if it does not look like much
precipitation has or is occurring... the roads will become slick
with even just a small amount of snow or freezing drizzle. Use
caution if traveling this morning.
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