Rain is expected to transition to snow overnight into Saturday morning. One to four inches could fall in the Wichita area, but should melt quickly.
Keep it with the KAKE First Alert Forecasters for the latest weather information.
UPDATE: Thursday, February 7, 2013
A southwest Kansas highway was reopened after being closed due to a traffic accident involving a tractor-trailer Thursday afternoon.
It happened just before 4 p.m. at Highway 54 and 8th Street, about a mile east of Liberal.
The Kansas Highway Patrol says a passenger car and an SUV were driving eastbound on Highway 54 and then stopped to make a left turn onto 8th Street where they were both rear-ended by a tractor-trailer.
The driver’s of both the passenger car and the SUV were taken to a local hospital with possible injuries. No one else was in either vehicle. The driver of the semi was not hurt.
Both lanes of Highway 54 were reopened around 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
A heavily-traveled highway has been shut down in southwest Kansas after an accident.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, U.S. 54 is closed in both directions about a mile east of Liberal in Seward County. The accident happened around 4 p.m this afternoon.
Traffic is being redirected at the U.S. 54/U.S. 83 junction.
No information has been released yet on injuries, or when the highway could re-open.