Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Light wintry mix possible late this week for Joplin area

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Springfield MO
538 AM CST Wed Jan 30 2019

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538 AM CST Wed Jan 30 2019

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of the Missouri
Ozarks and extreme southeast Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Significant excessive cold risk.
  Limited snow risk.


Morning lows will range from around 10 degrees in southwest
Missouri to negative single digits across central Missouri. Wind
chills will range from around zero degrees in southwest Missouri
to between minus 20 and minus 24 degrees across central Missouri.
Those who will be outdoors will need to take appropriate
precautions to prevent frostbite and hypothermia through this

A narrow band of light snow is expected to develop this afternoon
into tonight as a clipper system moves across central Missouri.
Locations from Warsaw to Salem and to the north may see up to one
inch of snow by midnight. A few slick spots on area roadways will
be possible from this mornings snowfall and again this evening.
There is still some uncertainty as to the exact location of the
snow band as a small shift north or south could occur.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Light precipitation is possible late Thursday night into Friday
morning. Depending on surface temperatures, a light wintry mix
may be possible however little if any accumulation is expected at
this time.

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