Winter Storm Warning
Expires 6:00 PM CST on December 06, 2013
Statement as of 3:33 am CST on December 5, 2013
... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect from 9 am this morning
to 6 PM CST Friday...
A Winter Storm Warning snow... sleet and freezing rain remains in
effect from 9 am this morning to 6 PM CST Friday.
* Timing and areas affected... areas of southern Missouri along
and south of an Anderson to Ozark to Winona line from Thursday
morning through late Friday afternoon.
* Snow and sleet accumulations... 4 to 8 inches of snow is expected
by the time precipitation ends late Friday afternoon.
* Ice accumulations... precipitation will likely begin as freezing
rain over south central Missouri today which could linger into
the early evening before changing over to snow. Ice
accumulations of a tenth to quarter of an inch will be possible
south and east of a Gainesville to Eminence line.
* Impacts... significant impacts to travel are expected across the
region today and Friday. This will include this afternoon and
Friday morning commutes. With temperatures dropping to or below
freezing in many locations before precipitation starts to
fall... rapid accumulations and impacts to area roadways are
expected once precipitation begins.
A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow sleet and
freezing rain are expected or occurring. Gusty winds are also
possible. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible.
Consider taking a winter storm kit along with you. This kit should
include such items as tire chains... booster cables... a
flashlight... shovel... blankets... extra clothing and anything else
that would help you survive in case you become stranded.