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Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Minor slushy snowfall for Joplin area tonight
(From the National Weather Service)
..MINOR ACCUMULATIONS OF SLUSHY SNOW TONIGHT...
.PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL ARE EXPECTED ACROSS FAR SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND FAR SOUTHERN MISSOURI TONIGHT AS AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE MOVES THROUGH THE REGION.
ACCUMULATIONS RANGING FROM A DUSTING TO TWO INCHES ARE FORECASTED AT THIS TIME. DESPITE BRIEF HEAVY SNOW AT TIMES...WARM GROUND TEMPERATURES AND SLIGHTLY ABOVE FREEZING AIR TEMPERATURES WILL CAUSE MELTING OF SNOW.
HOWEVER...SINCE SNOWFALL RATES WILL BE MODERATE TO HEAVY AT TIMES...SLUSHY ACCUMULATIONS ARE LIKELY. REDUCED VISIBILITIES WILL ALSO CREATE AN IMPACT FOR MOTORISTS NAVIGATING ROADWAYS TONIGHT.
SNOWFALL SHOULD EXIT THE OZARKS REGION BY 6 AM WEDNESDAY MORNING.