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413 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017
...BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO
MIDNIGHT CST FRIDAY NIGHT...
* TIMING...Areas of snow early this evening will become widespread
before midnight. Snow will continue heavy into Friday afternoon
before gradually ending by Friday evening.
* ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations averaging 8 to
12 inches are likely, with some higher amounts possible.
* WIND AND VISIBILITY...Winds will increase from the north
around 25 to 35 mph tonight, with gusts to near 45 mph at
times late tonight into Friday. Visibility is expected to be
reduced to less than a quarter of a mile at times, especially
while snow is falling.
A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions...making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If
you must travel...have a winter survival kit with you. If you get
stranded...stay with your vehicle.