3 - 5 Inches Of Snow Possible Friday - Western Kansas

By: NWS - Posted By Jeremy Goodwin Email
By: NWS - Posted By Jeremy Goodwin Email
The first accumulating snow of the year is possible in western Kansas on Friday.

SuperCast projection of precipitation on Friday morning. Blue indicates snow!

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
200 PM MDT THU OCT 17 2013

YUMA-KIT CARSON-CHEYENNE KS-SHERMAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...YUMA...WRAY...BURLINGTON...
ST. FRANCIS...GOODLAND
200 PM MDT THU OCT 17 2013 /300 PM CDT THU OCT 17 2013/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT MDT /1 AM CDT/
TONIGHT TO 9 AM MDT /10 AM CDT/ FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GOODLAND HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM MIDNIGHT MDT /1 AM CDT/ TONIGHT TO 9 AM MDT /10 AM CDT/
FRIDAY.

* TIMING/DURATION...RAIN WILL CHANGE OVER TO SNOW AROUND MIDNIGHT
FROM WEST TO EAST. THE PRECIPITATION WILL COME TO AN END BY MID
MORNING FRIDAY.

* SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED
ACROSS THE ADVISORY.

* WINDS/VISIBILITY...LIGHT NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.

* OTHER IMPACTS...WELL TRAVELED ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND ICING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE EXTRA CAUTION
WHILE DRIVING.


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