Strong system enters Friday, travel impacts expected into Saturday

While models still differ some on snow totals in western and central Kansas, they have come into decent agreement with the primary snowfall and blowing snow impacts from this system being from the Kansas Turnpike south and east. Timing-wise, western impacts could start by mid-day Friday with central Kansas seeing most snow in the evening and overnight, and the snow band progressing and strengthening to the southeast during the day Saturday.

Right now, 3-6 inches of snow southeast of the Turnpike is looking good, with 1-4 inches for areas to the north and west. Wind Friday afternoon and Saturday morning is expected to cause blowing and drifting snow and reduced visibility.

 

(courtesy of KWCH Storm Team 12)

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