Winter storm begins moving into Missouri and Kansas

| March 1, 2014
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A winter storm packing high winds, ice and heavy snow threatened to create hazardous driving conditions across Kansas and Missouri, accompanied by wind chills approaching 25 below zero in some areas.

The National Weather Service predicted the heaviest snowfall in Missouri’s midsection, including Kansas City, where 5 to 8 inches was expected on top of up to an inch of sleet. Locally heavier snowfall was likely in some areas.

The storm was forecast to drop 3 to 6 inches of snow along south-central and southeast Kansas, while freezing rain followed by up to 3 inches of sleet and several inches of snow was forecast in the Springfield, Mo. area.

Whiteman Air Force Base in central Missouri cut short weekend drills for more than 1,000 reservists because of the pending storm.

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