- 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

KSZ025-057-060-103>105-MOZ028>031-037>040-043>046-053-054-061800-

/O.CON.KEAX.WC.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-140206T1800Z/

ATCHISON KS-MIAMI-LINN KS-LEAVENWORTH-WYANDOTTE-JOHNSON KS-PLATTE-

CLAY-RAY-CARROLL-JACKSON-LAFAYETTE-SALINE-HOWARD-CASS-JOHNSON MO-

PETTIS-COOPER-BATES-HENRY-

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…ATCHISON…PAOLA…MOUND CITY…

LEAVENWORTH…OVERLAND PARK…OLATHE…PARKVILLE…PLATTE CITY…

WESTON…LIBERTY…EXCELSIOR SPRINGS…RICHMOND…CARROLLTON…

KANSAS CITY…INDEPENDENCE…LEXINGTON…CONCORDIA…MARSHALL…

FAYETTE…NEW FRANKLIN…RAYMORE…HARRISONVILLE…

PLEASANT HILL…WARRENSBURG…SEDALIA…BOONVILLE…BUTLER…

RICH HILL…CLINTON

354 AM CST THU FEB 6 2014

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

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

* LOCATION…WEST CENTRAL INTO CENTRAL MISSOURI AND ADJACENT

EAST CENTRAL KANSAS.

* WIND CHILLS…OVERNIGHT TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM ZERO TO 10

BELOW ZERO. MORNING WIND CHILLS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 15 AND 20 BELOW

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

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

* IMPACTS…THE BITTERLY COLD TEMPERATURES THROUGH THIS MORNING WILL

RESULT IN DANGEROUSLY COLD WIND CHILLS WHICH CAN RESULT IN

FROSTBITE IF BARE SKIN IS EXPOSED AND POTENTIALLY LEAD TO

HYPOTHERMIA IF YOU ARE NOT PROPERLY DRESSED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A WIND CHILL ADVISORY MEANS THAT VERY COLD AIR AND STRONG WINDS

WILL COMBINE TO GENERATE LOW WIND CHILLS. THIS WILL RESULT IN

FROST BITE AND LEAD TO HYPOTHERMIA IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

IF YOU MUST VENTURE OUTDOORS…MAKE SURE YOU WEAR A HAT AND

GLOVES.

&&

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CUTTER

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

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