Winter Weather Advisories Issued for Overnight Thursday into Friday Morning

Late season wintry precipitation expected late tonight into Friday morning… WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 8 AM CDT FRIDAY… For the counties of: Russell, Lincoln, Barton, Ellsworth, Saline, Rice, McPherson, Marion, Chase. Including the cities of Russell, Lincoln, Sylvan Grove, Great Bend, Ellsworth, Wilson, Salina, Lyons, Sterling, McPherson, Hillsboro, Marion, … Read more

Showers and Storms Possible Thursday Night; Much Cooler Friday; Hard Freeze Possible Early Saturday

A strong cold front will push southward across the region for late Thursday afternoon into Thursday night. An isolated strong or marginally severe storm will be possible across portions of south central Kansas from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., otherwise scattered showers and storms look to affect the region Thursday night. Much cooler air will … Read more

Dense Fog, Wind Advisories Issued for Saturday

DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING… WIND ADVISORY WILL BE IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING… For the counties of: Russell, Lincoln, Barton, Ellsworth, Saline, Rice, McPherson. Including the cities of Russell, Lincoln, Sylvan Grove, Great Bend, Ellsworth, Wilson, Salina, Lyons, Sterling, and … Read more

Get Ready to ‘Spring Forward’ This Weekend

You may have noticed that daylight is sticking around a little longer these days. That’s because this Sunday March 8, at 2 a.m., we move our clocks forward by 1 hour to 3 a.m. local daylight time. Our smart phones will update automatically. And yes that means we will lose an hour of sleep, but … Read more

Mild Weekend Ahead

Another mild weekend with highs in the 60s to around 70. While most of the weekend will be dry, rain is expected to overspread the area Sunday evening and Sunday night. Today – Sunny, with a high near 58. Windy, with a north northwest wind 22 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 39 … Read more

Red Flag Warning in Effect from 12 PM Through 6 PM Thursday

The National Weather Service in Wichita has issued a Red Flag Warning for strong northwest wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect from noon today to 6 PM CST this evening. For the counties of: Ellsworth-Saline-Rice-McPherson-Marion-Chase-Russell-Lincoln-Cloud-Clay-Mitchell-Dickinson-Ottawa. * Extreme Grassland Fire Danger…is forecast. * Winds…Northwest 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 … Read more

UPDATE: Interstate 70 Reopened West of Salina

Interstate 70 has been reopened west of Salina. According to Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Ben Gardner, the closure happened just before 9 a.m. and was due to multiple crashes blocking the roadway. “I-70 is open and traffic is flowing again,” Gardner said. The Kansas Department of Transportation warns that roads may still be snowpacked and … Read more

Cold Tonight, Warmer Weekend Ahead

Clear skies and light winds overnight should allow temperatures to fall into the teens. Any areas with a couple inches of snow and where winds remain calm could drop to 5 to 10 degrees by morning. A mix of clouds and sun is expected on Saturday, with forecast high temperatures mostly in the upper 50’s. … Read more

Snowfall Forecast Through Tonight

Rain is expected to develop in central Kansas during the afternoon, then change quickly to snow. The snow will spread south across the remainder of the area Wednesday night. Accumulations will generally be an inch or less roughly east of Interstate 35, with one to two inches to the west of Interstate 35. A narrow … Read more

Snow Expected Wednesday Afternoon into Wednesday Night

Snow should develop Wednesday afternoon and continue Wednesday night. Accumulations will range from a trace to isolated three inches. Tonight – Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. North northeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Wednesday – A slight chance of rain and snow between 1 p.m. and … Read more

Warmth is on the Way This Weekend

If Valentine’s Day doesn’t make you warm and fuzzy, hang on for the weekend; 50’s to near 60 degree temperatures through Monday will surely do the trick! Today – Mostly sunny, with a high near 31. Breezy, with a south wind 16 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Tonight – Increasing … Read more

Winter Weather Advisory in Effect Through Midnight

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT… For the counties of… Barton, Ellsworth and Saline Counties. Including the cities of Great Bend, Hoisington, Ellsworth, Kanapolis, Wilson, Brookville, Gypsum, Assasria, New Cambria, and Salina. * WHAT…Wet snow. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches. Possible flash freeze this evening and tonight. Strong and … Read more

Turning Cooler on Sunday

Drizzle may develop across southeast Kansas during the early morning hours with rain showers likely on Sunday afternoon. An isolated thunderstorm may be possible but strong or severe storms are not expected. A cold front will move south across the area ushering in cooler air during the afternoon hours. Tonight – Increasing clouds, with a … Read more

Warming Trend Expected Through Early Next Week

A warming trend is expected through early next week, with daytime highs climbing into the 50s by Sunday. Chances of rain and snow will return to the area late Monday night through Wednesday. Friday – Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. Northwest wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. … Read more

Snowfall Continues Today

Snow, especially this morning, will accumulate mostly on grassy surfaces, with amounts ranging from 1 to 3 inches. Snow may continue into the early afternoon across far eastern Kansas, before changing to scattered light rain or drizzle over most of the area by mid to late afternoon. Untreated roads and walks will be slick this … Read more

Accumulating Snow Possible Tonight

Wintry weather will return to much of central and eastern Kansas later tonight through Wednesday morning. The National Weather Service office in Wichita said it does not appear that it will be a significant snowfall, but it could still have some minor impacts. This Afternoon – Mostly cloudy, with a high near 36. South wind … Read more

Winter Weather Advisory Issued Through Noon Friday

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THURSDAY TO NOON CST FRIDAY… For the counties of… Russell, Lincoln, Barton, Ellsworth, Saline, Rice, McPherson, Marion, and Chase. Including the cities of Russell, Lincoln, Sylvan Grove, Great Bend, Ellsworth, Wilson, Salina, Lyons, Sterling, McPherson, Hillsboro, Marion, Peabody, Cottonwood Falls, and Strong City. * WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. … Read more

Winter Weather Advisory Issued Through Early Saturday Morning

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY TO 4 AM CST SATURDAY… For the counties of: Russell-Lincoln-Barton-Ellsworth-Saline-Rice- McPherson. Including the cities of Russell, Lincoln, Sylvan Grove, Great Bend, Ellsworth, Wilson, Salina, Lyons, Sterling and McPherson. * WHAT…Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of up to two inches and ice accumulations of a … Read more