Winter Weather Advisory Update: Sun., March 24th 2013

News, Weather

March 24th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

COUNTIES: CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD…

352 AM CDT SUN MAR 24 2013

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING…

* SHORT TERM TRENDS…THERE WILL BE SEVERAL PERIODS OF LIGHT SNOW THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY EVENING. ACCUMULATIONS WILL VARY BECAUSE OF MELTING…ESPECIALLY DURING THE DAYTIME HOURS.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. HOWEVER DUE TO MELTING AND COMPACTION ACTUAL ACCUMULATIONS ON THE GROUND WILL BE LESS.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY…VISIBILITIES IN THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL MAY DROP TO A HALF MILE AT TIMES. WINDS WILL ALSO INCREASE TO 15 TO 20 MPH RESULTING IN SOME VERY MINOR BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW.

* IMPACTS…SOME ROADS MAY BECOME SLICK FOR MORNING TRAVEL. DURING THE DAY SECONDARY ROADS MAY HAVE SLICK SPOTS FROM DRIFTING SNOW.

FOR POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-PAGE COUNTIES…

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON…

* TIMING…AREAS OF SNOW WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING BEFORE DECREASING TO FLURRIES.

* ACCUMULATIONS…MANY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL REACH 2 TO 4 INCHES.

FOR HARRISON COUNTY…

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING...

* TIMING…SNOW WILL DECREASE TO FLURRIES OR END OVER THE AREA THIS MORNING.

* ACCUMULATIONS…TOTAL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITY…AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.