Freezing rain and sleet exit KAKEland

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WICHITA, Kan. (KAKE) -

Morning freezing rain and sleet created slick and treacherous roads across the eastern half of the state of Kansas. The freezing rain, sleet and snow will will gradually track east and exit KAKEland during the morning hours.

High temperatures will struggle today across the state with the mercury landing in the 20s and 30s during the mid afternoon hours. The late afternoon should bring some breaks in the cloud cover allowing sunshine to melt off some of the ice accumulation. The sky will remain snow and ice free Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. Temperatures will dip well below freezing Tuesday night in to the low 20s in Wichita, so watch out for slick spots early on Wednesday.

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