Alert for Anderson; Coffey; Douglas; Franklin; Jefferson; Lyon; Morris; Osage; Shawnee; Wabaunsee (Kansas) Issued by the National Weather Service
Winter Storm Warning
NWS Topeka (Northeastern Kansas)
Winter Storm Warning issued February 16 at 2:14PM CST until February 17 at 6:00PM CST by NWS Topeka
…WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM
* WHAT…A wintry mix of precipitation will begin after Midnight
and then change to snow by sunrise Thursday. The snow may be
heavy at times during the mid morning hours before tapering off
by afternoon. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches and ice
accumulations up to one tenth of an inch. Wind gusts will
increase up to 40 mph during the morning Hours of Thursday.
Blowing and drifting snow is expected Thursday morning with near
blizzard conditons possible.
* WHERE…Portions of east central and northeast Kansas.
* WHEN…From midnight tonight to 6 PM CST Thursday.
* IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult. Widespread blowing
snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous
conditions could impact the morning commute.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The northern edge of the heavy snow band
will be along or just south of I-70. Areas to the north of I-70
may only see about an inch of snow.
If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in
your vehicle in case of an emergency.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
Anderson; Coffey; Douglas; Franklin; Jefferson; Lyon; Morris; Osage; Shawnee; Wabaunsee