Winter weather advisory issued for KAKEland

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WICHITA, Kan. -- UPDATE: The National Weather Service continues a winter weather advisory for much of Kansas, including greater Wichita.

Additional accumulations north of I-70 on Friday appear to be minimal.

The best snowfall accumulation potential will occur across Southwest Kansas on Friday with 1" to 4" through this evening.

South-central Kansas, including greater Wichita, will likely see some sleet/snow mix on Friday, with up to 1” of total accumulation.

Wintry precipitation ends for Wichita this evening with the snow in Southwest Kansas coming to an end late tonight.

All of KAKEland will be snow free on Saturday.

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A taste of winter is on the way for KAKEland.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for much of Kansas, including the Wichita area.

Temperatures fall throughout the day today across the state of Kansas. By the late afternoon and early evening light rain will change to light freezing rain and sleet in the Wichita area. Isolated slick spots will be possible on elevated roadways and bridges. Widespread travel problems are not anticipated at this time.

The heaviest snowfall accumulation will occur across Southwest Kansas where some communities could see 2" to 4" by Friday evening. While everyone across the state will likely see snow accumulations will be minimal across the eastern half of the state.

Temperatures overnight will plunge to 22 in Wichita while Colby and Goodland bottom out at 8 above zero. Temperatures will struggle on Friday. Highs in Wichita will top off near freezing with freezing rain, sleet and snow possible.

Stay with KAKE First Alert Weather for the latest on the approaching winter weather.


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