SUNDAY UPDATE: Winter Storm Warning And Wind Chill Advisory

By National Weather Service

Published 03/02 2014 07:20AM

Updated 03/02 2014 07:22AM

A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 6 am Monday...And a Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect from 6 pm this evening to noon Monday.  Get the update information.

Missouri counties covered by this warning and advisory include:

Benton-Morgan-Miller-Maries-Vernon-St. Clair-Hickory-Camden-Cedar-Pulaski-Phelps-Barton-Polk-Dallas-Laclede-Texas-Dent-Jasper-Dade-Greene-Webster-Wright-Newton-Lawrence-Christian-Douglas-McDonald-Barry-Stone-Howell-Shannon-Taney-Ozark-Oregon

In Arkansas:  Baxter-Boone-Fulton-Izard-Marion-Newton-Searcy-Sharp-Stone-Benton-Carroll-Washington 

Sleet and very light snow will continue across the region this morning. Wintry precipitation will become more scattered in nature later this morning into this afternoon...Before increasing again late this afternoon into this evening. Many roadways are covered with snow and sleet...Resulting in treacherous travel conditions.

Wintry precipitation will continue through tonight for areas north of a line from Branson to Eminence...Including the greater u.S. 60 and I-44 corridors.  Bitterly cold wind chills can be expected from this evening through mid day Monday.

Additional light sleet accumulations are expected during the day today...With additional localized sleet accumulations of up to a half inch. Later this evening into tonight...Snow is expected across the region. Many locations can expect 4 to 6 inches of snow to fall...With locally higher amounts up to 8 inches. Snowfall rates may be heavy at times tonight.

A glaze to tenth of an inch of freezing rain occurred late last night across the region...But the threat of
freezing rain has ended this morning.

Northerly wind gusts up to 30 mph will result in considerable blowing and drifting of snow later this evening and tonight. Visibilities will be reduced to less than a half mile at times.

Wind chill values will remain around zero today across the area. Tonight and early Monday...Wind chills will fall to between 10 and 20 degrees below zero.

Travel across the region has become difficult and dangerous. Blowing and drifting of snow may limit the visibility to near zero at times. Very cold temperatures will result in a risk for frostbite and hypothermia for anyone without proper shelter.

(National Weather Service, Springfield)

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