Here is the National Weather Service forecast for the region:

 
...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT THE REGION TODAY... KSZ101-MOZ057-058-068>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-042100- /O.CON.KSGF.WW.Y.0006.000000T0000Z-140205T1200Z/ CHEROKEE-MILLER-MARIES-HICKORY-CAMDEN-PULASKI-PHELPS-BARTON-CEDAR- POLK-DALLAS-LACLEDE-TEXAS-DENT-JASPER-DADE-GREENE-WEBSTER-WRIGHT- NEWTON-LAWRENCE-CHRISTIAN-DOUGLAS-HOWELL-SHANNON-MCDONALD-BARRY- STONE-TANEY-OZARK-OREGON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BAXTER SPRINGS...COLUMBUS...ELDON... LAKE OZARK...VIENNA...HERMITAGE...OSAGE BEACH...CAMDENTON... FORT LEONARD WOOD...WAYNESVILLE...ROLLA...LAMAR... EL DORADO SPRINGS...STOCKTON...BOLIVAR...BUFFALO...LEBANON... HOUSTON...CABOOL...SALEM...JOPLIN...CARTHAGE...GREENFIELD... SPRINGFIELD...MARSHFIELD...ROGERSVILLE...MOUNTAIN GROVE... MANSFIELD...NEOSHO...AURORA...MOUNT VERNON...NIXA...OZARK...AVA... WEST PLAINS...WINONA...EMINENCE...ANDERSON...PINEVILLE...MONETT... CASSVILLE...KIMBERLING CITY...GALENA...BRANSON...FORSYTH... GAINESVILLE...THEODOSIA...THAYER...ALTON 732 AM CST TUE FEB 4 2014 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY... A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY. * SHORT TERM TRENDS...SNOW WILL OVERSPREAD THE ADVISORY AREA THIS MORNING. SNOWFALL RATES WILL INCREASE WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW AT TIMES. TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL RAPIDLY DETERIORATE. * TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...FROM THIS MORNING THROUGH TONIGHT FOR SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS AND THE MISSOURI OZARKS. * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ACCUMULATIONS WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS NEAR 6 INCHES POSSIBLE. HIGHER ACCUMULATIONS WILL OCCUR NORTH OF A LINE FROM COLUMBUS KANSAS TO VERSAILLES MISSOURI. SLEET MAY BE MIXED WITH THE SNOW ACROSS FAR SOUTHERN MISSOURI THIS MORNING. * WINDS AND VISIBILITY...MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY SNOWFALL RATES COULD REDUCE THE VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN A HALF MILE AT TIMES. WIND GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH COULD CAUSE SOME BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. * IMPACTS...TRAVEL CONDITIONS WILL RAPIDLY DETERIORATE THIS MORNING. MANY ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND HAZARDOUS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES.

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