Special Weather Statement for blowing/drifting snow

Weather

January 3rd, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: SAC-CRAWFORD- CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-CASS-…
1001 AM CST FRI JAN 3 2014

A STRONG SOUTH WIND WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

A SOUTH WIND AT 20 TO 35 MPH WITH LOCALLY HIGHER GUSTS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS. THE STRONG WIND WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. DRIFTING SNOW OVER ROADWAYS  WILL PRODUCE SLICK AREAS SO USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING…ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS. IN ADDITION TO THE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW…THE STRONG WINDS WILL KEEP WIND CHILL VALUES AROUND 15 BELOW THROUGH
EARLY AFTERNOON.