WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO NOON CST THURSDAY... For the counties of Ellsworth, Saline, Russell, Lincoln, Republic, Rice, McPherson, Marion, Washington, Marshall, Cloud, Clay and Ottawa. Including the cities of Ellsworth, Wilson, Salina, Russell, Lincoln, Sylvan Grove, Belleville, Washington, Hanover, Clifton, Linn, Greenleaf, Marysville, Blue Rapids, Frankfort, Concordia, Clay Center, Minneapolis, Tescott, Bennington and Lyons, Sterling, McPherson, Hillsboro, Marion and Peabody. * WHAT...Snow and strong north winds expected. Total snow accumulations of one inch to locally two inches are possible. The falling snow and sustained winds of 30 mph with higher gusts of up to 40 mph may create difficult travel conditions, especially for the early morning commute. Visibilities could be reduced to less than a half mile at times in snow and blowing snow. * WHERE...Ellsworth, Saline, Russell, Lincoln, Republic, Washington, Marshall, Cloud, Clay and Ottawa Counties. * WHEN...From midnight tonight to noon CST Thursday. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 511.