Winter Weather Advisory for Guthrie & area Counties on Saturday

Weather

January 17th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: CARROLL-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-MADISON-
352 PM CST FRI JAN 17 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 6 PM CST SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR LIGHT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 6 PM CST SATURDAY.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED TO OVERSPREAD THE AREA SATURDAY
  MORNING AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
  INCREASE BY MID TO LATE MORNING.

* STORM TOTAL SNOW...UP TO 2 INCHES.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS OVER
  50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE AFTER 10 AM. THIS WILL CREATE AN AREA OF LOW
  LEVEL BLOWING SNOW AND VISIBILITY REDUCTIONS. AREAS WITH
  WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AT TIMES MAY OCCUR.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL COULD BECOME EXTREMELY DIFFICULT AND HAZARDOUS
  ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE AREA SATURDAY WHERE THE HIGHEST WINDS AND
  ONE INCH OR MORE OF SNOW OCCURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.