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|03-04-2015 20:43:27||USGS||SCEM 302||
M 2.9 - 18km WNW of Caldwell, Kansas Time 2015-03-05 19:46:14 Location 37.098°N 97.796°W Depth7.5 km Nearby Cities 18km (11mi) WNW of Caldwell, Kansas 64km (40mi) SW of Haysville, Kansas 67km (42mi) W of Arkansas City, Kansas 68km (42mi) SW of Derby, Kansas
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A REQUIRED WEEKLY TEST FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES/AREAS: Butler; Chase; Cowley; Harper; Harvey; Kingman; McPherson; Marion; Reno; Sedgwick; Sumner, KS; AT 11:25 AM ON MAR 4, 2015 EFFECTIVE UNTIL 11:40 AM. MESSAGE FROM KICT/NWS.
|03-04-2015 06:19:28||NWS-Wichita||SCEM 302||
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS EVENING... * TIMING...A BAND OF LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL AFFECT THE AREA MAINLY THIS MORNING. THE BAND OF SNOW WILL THEN SINK SLOWLY SOUTHWARD AND EXIT THE AREA BY LATER THIS AFTERNOON. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...WILL GENERALLY RANGE FROM 1 TO 2 INCHES...MAINLY FOR LOCATIONS ALONG AND NEAR A HUTCHINSON TO NEWTON...TO MARION LINE. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE SLIGHTLY LOWER NORTH AND SOUTH OF THIS LINE. * MAIN IMPACT...THE SNOW ACCUMULATION WILL CAUSE SOME SLICK SPOTS ON ROADWAYS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF WINTER WEATHER WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES. USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.
Today Snow likely, mainly before 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 28. Blustery, with a north northeast wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. Tonight Mostly cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 12. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light after midnight.