Wintry mix of precipitation continues across Mid-Missouri
Saturday, February 1, 2014
Winter storm warnings and advisories have been issued where a wintry mix of precipitation may result in hazardous driving conditions through midnight.
The National Weather Service issued the following statement for Mid-Missouri, including Jefferson City, Columbia, the Lake of the Ozarks and surrounding areas:
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT...
- TIMING...A BAND OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA THIS EVENING.
- ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND ONE INCH.
- WINDS...NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
- IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS...PARKING LOTS...AND SIDEWALKS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED.
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS ISSUED FOR A VARIETY OF WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS...SUCH AS SNOW...BLOWING SNOW...SLEET...OR FREEZING DRIZZLE AND RAIN. IT ONLY TAKES A SMALL AMOUNT OF WINTRY PRECIPITATION TO MAKE ROADS...BRIDGES...SIDEWALKS...AND PARKING LOTS ICY AND DANGEROUS. IT IS OFTEN DIFFICULT TO TELL WHEN ICE BEGINS TO FORM...SO DO NOT BE CAUGHT OFF GUARD.
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