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Blizzard Watch issued February 23 at 11:13PM CST until February 26 at 12:00AM CST by NWS
Effective: 11:13 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013
Expires: midnight on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013

...EXPECT FULL BLIZZARD CONDITIONS SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...
.A MID LEVEL CYCLONE OVER THE GREAT BASIN AREA WILL EVOLVE INTO A
MAJOR WINTER STORM, AS IT TRACKS ACROSS WESTERN TEXAS INTO OKLAHOMA
SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. VERY STRONG NORTH WINDS WILL DEVELOP, AS
WELL AS SOME HEAVY SNOW. THESE CONDITIONS WILL RESULT IN A MAJOR
BLIZZARD SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY. THE WINDS MAY THE STRONGEST
DURING THE DAY MONDAY.
...BLIZZARD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY EVENING THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING...
* TIMING...SNOW AND SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL
BEGIN LATE SUNDAY NIGHT AND LAST THROUGH THE DAY MONDAY.
* SNOW AMOUNTS...WIDESPREAD 4 TO 10 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED
ACROSS WEST CENTRAL, SOUTHWEST, AND SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS. MORE
THAN 10 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED SOUTHEAST OF AN LINE FROM ASHLAND
TO PRATT.
* WINDS/VISIBILITY...25 TO 40 MPH NORTH WINDS WITH FREQUENT GUSTS
TO 55 MPH, ESPECIALLY DURING THE DAY MONDAY. WIDESPREAD AND
PROLONGED VISIBILITY BELOW ONE-QUARTER OF A MILE AND FREQUENT
WHITEOUT CONDITIONS ARE ANTICIPATED.

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