Snowfall Expected Across the Area Saturday

Rain will mix with snow across central Kansas late tonight and continue in Saturday morning. Accumulations around 1 inch will be possible across portions of central Kansas. Locally higher amounts will be possible across portions of Russell, Ellsworth, and Lincoln counties and points north and west. Very strong northwest winds of 40 to 50 mph will accompany the snow creating areas of blowing and drifting snow. Visibilities across central Kansas will also be reduced with the combination of wind and snow creating near blizzard conditions intermittently. A few flakes may even occur as far south as Highway 54.

  • Overnight – A chance of rain before 3 a.m., then a chance of rain and snow between 3 a.m. and 5 a.m., then a chance of rain after 5 a.m. Cloudy, with a low around 34. Breezy, with a northwest wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Saturday – Snow likely before 3 p.m., then rain and snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Windy, with a north northwest wind 26 to 34 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
  • Saturday Night – A chance of rain and snow before 8 p.m., then a slight chance of snow between 8 p.m. and 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 17 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
  • Sunday – Mostly sunny, with a high near 46. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
  • Sunday Night – Mostly clear, with a low around 22. North wind 11 to 16 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
  • Monday – Sunny, with a high near 62.
  • Monday Night – Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
  • Tuesday – Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Breezy.
  • Tuesday Night – Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy.
  • Wednesday – Sunny, with a high near 66. Breezy.
  • Wednesday Night – Mostly clear, with a low around 36.
  • Thursday – Sunny, with a high near 67.
  • Thursday Night – A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
  • Friday – A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62.
Updated: April 14, 2018 — 12:39 am




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