National Weather Service Extends Winter Weather Advisory

By KOLR10 News

Published 02/01 2014 11:41AM

Updated 02/02 2014 03:38PM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--Winter weather advisory in effect has been extended until 6 pm this evening for Greene, Webster, Newton, Lawrence, Mcdonald, and Barry counties.

Including the cities of Springfield, Marshfield, Rogersville, Neosho, Aurora, Mount Vernon, Anderson, Pineville, Monett, and Cassville.

The National Weather Service in Springfield has issued a winter weather advisory for light freezing rain, freezing drizzle, and light snow which is in effect until 6 pm this evening.

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* Short term trends-areas of light freezing rain and freezing drizzle will persist this afternoon. A changeover to snow will occur from west to east across the advisory area this afternoon.

* Timing and areas affected.-areas along and north of a Cassville to Springfield to Marshfield to Rolla line through this

* Snow accumulations-up to an inch of snow is expected along and north of the highway 54 corridor in central Missouri. A dusting to a half inch is expected across the remainder of the advisory area.

* Ice accumulations-additional ice accumulations this afternoon of up to a tenth of an inch are expected with the highest amounts occurring across central Missouri.

* Impacts-untreated roads and bridges will be slick and hazardous within the advisory area including stretches of Interstate-44 and Highways 54, 65, 13, and 63. Be alert for sudden changes in road conditions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions-A winter weather advisory means that periods of light freezing rain, freezing drizzle, and light snow will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities and use caution while driving.

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