Winter Weather Advisory update: Sun., March 10th

Weather

March 10th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-CASS-ADAIR-ADAMS-TAYLOR COUNTIES...
947 AM CDT SUN MAR 10 2013

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 7 AM CDT MONDAY...

* TIMING...LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW...MIXED WITH LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AT
  TIMES...IS SPREADING ACROSS THE AREA THIS MORNING AND WILL
  SWITCH OVER TO ALL SNOW BY THE AFTERNOON. MODERATE SNOWFALL IS
  POSSIBLE FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH TONIGHT. THE SNOW WILL
  TAPER OFF BY MONDAY MORNING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...TOTAL SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 3
  TO 6 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED BY MONDAY MORNING. A LIGHT GLAZING
  IS ALSO POSSIBLE THIS MORNING.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST TO NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH
  GUSTS TO NEAR 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED FROM INTO TONIGHT...RESULTING
  IN BLOWING SNOW AND REDUCED VISIBILITY OF LESS THAN A HALF MILE
  AT TIMES.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY TO RAPIDLY DETERIORATE
  THIS AFTERNOON AND BECOME VERY HAZARDOUS BY TONIGHT. ROADS
  MAY BECOME ICY AS INITIALLY THE SNOW MELTS AND REFREEZES. AS SNOW
  ACCUMULATES ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLIPPERY.