Trick Not Treat: Accumulating Snow Possible

Its still October, but parts of Kansas are preparing for snow.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for a large part of the state, from late Tuesday to late Wednesday.

According to the National Weather Service, winter precipitation is expected to overspread the area tonight through Wednesday. Snow is expected over western and central Kansas, with a freezing drizzle and light snow mix expected for areas generally along and southeast of the Kansas Turnpike.

Snowfall amounts in some parts of northwester Kansas could range from three to six inches. In central Kansas, one to three inches of snow is anticipated.  Any ice accumulation expected mainly on elevated surfaces such as bridges and overpasses.

Residents are being urged to use caution when traveling on roads in the impacted area.


The area shaded in purple is under a winter weather advisory from 9:00 Tuesday night through 9:00 Wednesday night.