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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
410 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW EXPECTED TONIGHT...

NEZ041-048-049-063-064-311815-
/O.NEW.KGID.WW.Y.0002.150201T0000Z-150201T1200Z/
NANCE-MERRICK-POLK-HAMILTON-YORK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FULLERTON...GENOA...CENTRAL CITY...
STROMSBURG...OSCEOLA...SHELBY...POLK...AURORA...YORK
410 AM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 AM CST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HASTINGS HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 AM CST SUNDAY.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL MAY BECOME HAZARDOUS BY LATER THIS EVENING AS
  TEMPERATURES FALL BELOW FREEZING AND SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
  INCREASE.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW EXPECTED.

* TIMING...ALTHOUGH THERE WILL BE PERIODS OF SNOW THROUGHOUT THE
  DAY...MOST OF THE ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL HOLD OFF UNTIL THIS
  EVENING WHEN TEMPERATURES FALL BELOW FREEZING. THE WIND WILL
  THEN SHARPLY PICK UP AFTER MIDNIGHT.

* UNCERTAINTY...ALTHOUGH PRECIPITATION IS LIKELY...THERE IS
  UNCERTAINTY IN HOW MUCH OF THE PRECIPITATION WILL FALL AS RAIN
  AND HOW MUCH WILL FALL AS SNOW. THERE IS ALSO UNCERTAINTY IN HOW
  MUCH SNOW WILL MELT ON CONTACT DUE TO INITIALLY WARM SURFACE
  TEMPERATURES.

* WINDS...INITIALLY LIGHT...BUT WILL RAPIDLY INCREASE AFTER
  MIDNIGHT AND SHOULD BE AROUND 25 TO 30 MPH WITH GUST TO 40 MPH
  BY DAWN SUNDAY MORNING.

* WIND CHILL...AS THE WIND INCREASES AFTER MIDNIGHT THE WIND CHILL
  VALUES WILL FALL INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

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