MIDWEST WEATHER SERVICE -- STORM CENTER

STEVENS POINT, WI


WINTER STORM UPDATE





URGENT 
WINTER STORM DENISE UPDATE
MWS STORM CENTER STEVENS POINT/PLOVER WI
128 PM CST THU FEB 20 2014

...DENISE STRENGTHENS TO CATEGORY TWO MAGNITUDE...

SUMMARY OF THE 1800 UTC...100 PM FORECAST INFORMATION:

PRESENT POSITION... 94.3N 38.8W.
ABOUT... 20 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF KANSAS CITY MO.
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS... 25 KTS...OR 30 MPH.
MOVEMENT OF STORM... 02220 OR NORTH NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE... 988 MB...29.18 IN.

AREA SURFACE PRESSURES ARE COMING DOWN NOW AT A FAIRLY STEEP RATE...WHICH IS
INDICATIVE OF RAPID STRENGTHENING. SHORT TERM GUIDANCE CONTINUES TO SUPPORT THIS
DEEPENING TREND AS DENISE CONTINUES TO EVOLVE AND ORGANIZE. IF DENISE CONTINUES
TO DEEPEN AS IS FORECAST...IT MAY WELL REACH CATEGORY 3 SPECS BY THIS EVENING.

MORE INFORMATION TO FOLLOW ON THE NEXT REGULAR ADVISORY AT 500 PM CST.

...HALLMUSGRAVE...
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Page Last Updated: 128 PM CST THU FEB 20, 2014