Winter Weather Advisory issued for Cass, Audubon & Guthrie Counties

News, Weather

February 26th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

1006 AM CST TUE FEB 26 2013

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST WEDNESDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING OR SHORT TERM TRENDS...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE INTO THE AREA LATE THIS MORNING. ONCE THE SNOW STARTS…LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS…TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL FROM 2 TO 5 INCHES. THERE WILL BE A SHARP NORTHWEST EDGE TO THE SNOW.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS AT 15 TO 30 MPH WILL CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* IMPACTS…TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED BY THE SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT VISIBILITY WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING…ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.