Winter Storm Warning

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SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS BEFORE DIMINISHING LATE IN THE DAY. AN ARCTIC AIRMASS WILL APPROACH THE AREA IN THE AFTERNOON ON MODERATELY STRONG NORTH WINDS…WHICH WILL LEAD TO SOME AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

COUNTIES OF: PAWNEE-STAFFORD-FORD-EDWARDS-KIOWA-PRATT-MEADE-CLARK-COMANCHE- BARBER-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF:…LARNED…BURDETT…ST. JOHN… STAFFORD…HUDSON…DODGE CITY…BUCKLIN…KINSLEY…LEWIS… GREENSBURG…HAVILAND…PRATT…MEADE…FOWLER…ASHLAND… MINNEOLA…COLDWATER…PROTECTION…MEDICINE LODGE…KIOWA… SUN CITY

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING…

* TIMING…THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.
* MAIN IMPACT…SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 7 TO 10 INCHES LEADING TO SNOW PACKED ROADS.
* OTHER IMPACTS…LOW VISIBILITY LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE DURING THE HEAVIEST SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL…KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT… FOOD…AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

 

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE PRATT COUNTY AREA:

Rest Of Today: Snow. New snow accumulation around 4 inches. Total snow accumulation 4 to 8 inches. Highs in the upper 20s. Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent. 

Tonight: Cloudy. Snow likely in the evening…then slight chance of snow after midnight. Little or no snow accumulation. Lows around 4. North winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Wind chill readings 6 below to 16 below zero. 

Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm WarningNOAA-Transparent-Logo

SNOW WILL CONTINUE INTO THE AFTERNOON HOURS BEFORE DIMINISHING LATE IN THE DAY. AN ARCTIC AIRMASS WILL APPROACH THE AREA IN THE AFTERNOON ON MODERATELY STRONG NORTH WINDS…WHICH WILL LEAD TO SOME AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

COUNTIES OF: PAWNEE-STAFFORD-FORD-EDWARDS-KIOWA-PRATT-MEADE-CLARK-COMANCHE- BARBER-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF:…LARNED…BURDETT…ST. JOHN… STAFFORD…HUDSON…DODGE CITY…BUCKLIN…KINSLEY…LEWIS… GREENSBURG…HAVILAND…PRATT…MEADE…FOWLER…ASHLAND… MINNEOLA…COLDWATER…PROTECTION…MEDICINE LODGE…KIOWA… SUN CITY

…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING…

* TIMING…THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.
* MAIN IMPACT…SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 7 TO 10 INCHES LEADING TO SNOW PACKED ROADS.
* OTHER IMPACTS…LOW VISIBILITY LESS THAN ONE HALF MILE DURING THE HEAVIEST SNOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL…KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT… FOOD…AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

 

WEATHER FORECAST FOR THE PRATT COUNTY AREA:

Rest Of Today: Snow. New snow accumulation around 4 inches. Total snow accumulation 4 to 8 inches. Highs in the upper 20s. Northeast winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent. 

Tonight: Cloudy. Snow likely in the evening…then slight chance of snow after midnight. Little or no snow accumulation. Lows around 4. North winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Wind chill readings 6 below to 16 below zero.