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Winter Storm Watch issued January 30 at 3:23PM CST until February 01 at 6:00PM CST by NWS
Effective: 3:23 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015
Expires: 6 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT NORTHEAST MISSOURI THIS WEEKEND...
.A STORM SYSTEM WILL LIFT INTO THE REGION THIS WEEKEND.
PRECIPITATION TYPE IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN AS RAIN ON SATURDAY...
THEN WILL TRANSITION TO SNOW AFTER SUNSET SATURDAY EVENING. SNOW
WILL CONTINUE FROM SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
BEFORE GRADUALLY TAPERING OFF SUNDAY EVENING. THERE REMAINS SOME
UNCERTAINTY IN HOW QUICKLY SNOW CAN START TO ACCUMULATE SATURDAY
NIGHT WHICH MAY IMPACT THE ANTICIPATED SNOW AMOUNTS...BUT AT
GENERALLY 4 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED IN THE
WATCH AREA.
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...
A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
* LOCATION... PORTIONS OF FAR NORTHERN AND NORTHEAST MISSOURI.
* TIMING...RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO SNOW BY 8 PM SATURDAY EVENING...
AND SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON OR EVENING.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...WIDESPREAD SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 7 INCHES
ARE EXPECTED. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 6 TO 8 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE
IN FAR NORTHEAST MISSOURI.
* BLOWING SNOW...NORTH WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH ARE EXPECTED BY MID
MORNING SUNDAY. THIS WILL LIKELY RESULT IN PERIODS OF BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW.
* IMPACTS...THE EXPECTED SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL MAKE TRAVEL
HAZARDOUS SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. QUICKLY FALLING
TEMPERATURES ON SUNDAY WILL ALSO SUPPORT FREEZING OF WET OR
SLUSHY ROADWAYS... RESULTING IN DIFFICULT DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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