- Associated Press - Wednesday, February 5, 2014

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO

354 AM CST THU FEB 6 2014

…LIFE-THREATENING WIND CHILLS TONIGHT AND THURSDAY MORNING…

.CLEARING SKIES AND A FRESH SNOW PACK HAS ALLOWED OVERNIGHT

TEMPERATURES TO PLUMMET BELOW ZERO…WITH ACTUAL TEMPERATURES

BOTTOMING OUT BETWEEN ZERO AND 15 BELOW ZERO ACROSS THE NORTHERN HALF OF

MISSOURI. ALTHOUGH WIND SPEEDS HAVE DROPPED OFF MARKEDLY EARLY THIS

MORNING…EVEN A LIGHT WIND WILL RESULT IN LIFE-THREATENING WIND

KSZ102-MOZ001>008-011>017-020>025-032-033-061800-

/O.CON.KEAX.WC.W.0002.000000T0000Z-140206T1800Z/

DONIPHAN-ATCHISON MO-NODAWAY-WORTH-GENTRY-HARRISON-MERCER-PUTNAM-

SCHUYLER-HOLT-ANDREW-DE KALB-DAVIESS-GRUNDY-SULLIVAN-ADAIR-

BUCHANAN-CLINTON-CALDWELL-LIVINGSTON-LINN MO-MACON-CHARITON-

RANDOLPH-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…TROY…TARKIO…MARYVILLE…

GRANT CITY…ALBANY…STANBERRY…BETHANY…PRINCETON…

UNIONVILLE…LANCASTER…DOWNING…MOUND CITY…OREGON…

SAVANNAH…CAMERON…GALLATIN…JAMESPORT…TRENTON…MILAN…

GREEN CITY…KIRKSVILLE…ST. JOSEPH…PLATTSBURG…HAMILTON…

POLO…CHILLICOTHE…BROOKFIELD…MACON…LA PLATA…SALISBURY…

KEYTESVILLE…MOBERLY

354 AM CST THU FEB 6 2014

…WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY…

A WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY.

* LOCATION…NORTHERN MISSOURI AND EXTREME NORTHEAST KANSAS.

* WIND CHILLS…OVERNIGHT TEMPERATURES HAVE DROPPED TO 10 BELOW TO 15

BELOW ZERO. WIND CHILL VALUES BY DAYBREAK WILL FALL AS LOW AS 25 TO

30 BELOW ZERO FROM THE PRE-DAWN HOURS TO MID MORNING HOURS.

* WINDS…LIGHT NORTHWEST WINDS FROM 4 TO 8 MPH.

* IMPACTS…THE BRUTALLY COLD TEMPERATURES THROUGH THIS MORNING

COUPLED WITH NORTHWEST WINDS WILL RESULT IN LIFE-THREATENING WIND

CHILLS WHICH CAN RESULT IN FROSTBITE IF BARE SKIN IS EXPOSED AND

CAN LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA AND EVEN DEATH IF YOU ARE NOT PROPERLY

DRESSED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL WARNING MEANS THE COMBINATION OF VERY COLD AIR AND

STRONG WINDS WILL CREATE DANGEROUSLY LOW WIND CHILL VALUES. THIS

WILL RESULT IN FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA OR DEATH IF

PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

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Delivered by Weather Underground Inc. Thu Feb 6 2014 4:55AM EST

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