Snowfall will move into central Kansas on Friday while there will be a later arrival of the colder air and snow in south central and southeast Kansas which will be Friday night into Saturday. There is a period of mixed precipitation that could occur between the rain and snow. Light ice accumulations are possible in the southern areas. The main focus for snowfall accumulation will be on Saturday especially east of the Kansas Turnpike where four to six inches are possible with higher amounts for the Kansas City metro.
Snow will move into central Kansas by the afternoon with an arrival in the evening along Interstate 135 and the Kansas Turnpike. There is a period of mixed precipitation expected prior to the arrival of the snow which could result in light ice accumulations. Roads may become slick and snow covered during this event which could cause travel difficulties.
A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued through 4 a.m. Saturday.
Winter Storm Watches have been issued for areas south and east of Saline County through Saturday afternoon.