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 17 at 3:16AM CST until February 17 at 6:00PM CST by NWS Topeka
…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
* WHAT…Sleet and freezing rain changing over to all snow around
sunrise this morning. Additional snow accumulations of 4 to 6
inches with locally higher amounts possible. Ice accumulations
of a light glaze. Wind gusts will increase up to 40 mph this
morning. Blowing and drifting snow is expected this morning with
near blizzard conditons likely.
* WHERE…Portions of east central and northeast Kansas.
* WHEN…Until 6 PM CST this evening.
* IMPACTS…Travel could be very difficult. Patchy blowing snow
could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous
conditions could impact the morning or evening commute.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…The northern edge of the heavy snow band
will be near Interstate 70. Areas to the north of Interstate 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