Snow Expected Saturday Afternoon through Sunday Morning

By: NWS (Posted by Doug Meyers) Email
By: NWS (Posted by Doug Meyers) Email

Snow will continue to overspread the rest of northeast Kansas that afternoon/early evening as the line moves southeast. Most spots will be 1-3" with a few isolated 4" possible by Sunday morning. With this in mind the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for most of northeast Kansas:

JEFFERSON-SHAWNEE-DOUGLAS-LYON-OSAGE-FRANKLIN-COFFEY-ANDERSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TOPEKA...LAWRENCE...EMPORIA...OTTAWA

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
9 AM CST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND DRIFTING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 AM CST SUNDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW
IS LIKELY TO BE AT ITS PEAK INTENSITY BETWEEN 6 PM AND 3 AM. THE
SNOW SHOULD BE TAPERING OFF BY 7 AM.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...AROUND 2 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 30 MPH. SNOW
IS LIKELY TO DRIFT BECAUSE OF THE WINDS.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS ARE LIKELY TO MAKE TRAVEL MORE
DIFFICULT. REDUCED VISIBILITIES ARE POSSIBLE FROM BLOWING SNOW
AS WELL.

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CLAY-RILEY-POTTAWATOMIE-JACKSON-OTTAWA-DICKINSON-GEARY-MORRIS- WABAUNSEE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CLAY CENTER...MANHATTAN...ABILENE...JUNCTION CITY

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 AM CST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 AM CST SUNDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW IS LIKELY TO BE AT ITS PEAK INTENSITY BETWEEN 5 PM AND 2 AM. THE SNOW SHOULD BE TAPERING OFF BY 6 AM.

* TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 2 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 30 MPH. SNOW IS LIKELY TO DRIFT BECAUSE OF THE WINDS.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS ARE LIKELY TO MAKE TRAVEL MORE DIFFICULT. REDUCED VISIBILITIES ARE POSSIBLE FROM BLOWING SNOW AS WELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOTORISTS SHOULD REMAIN ALERT TO CHANGING WEATHER CONDITIONS...AND
TAKE PRECAUTIONS IF TRAVELING THIS EVENING.


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