Warm Start to Week, Cooler by Week’s End

Lots of changes in the weather this week. For Monday through Wednesday, it will be warm and increasingly breezy with highs generally in the lower 80’s. On Wednesday night and Thursday, a cold front will usher much colder air into the area. Highs will be in the 40’s in central Kansas, 50’s over south central Kansas and approaching 60 in far southeast Kansas on Thursday. Some light rain is possible in central Kansas Thursday and Thursday night, while a mix of clouds and sun is expected over the southern sections. Sustained winds on Thursday will likely be around 30 mph … Read More

Chance of Snow Tonight, Colder on Monday

Much colder air will spread across the area on Monday with daytime highs in the 20’s and 30’s. Tonight – A slight chance of snow between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. Cloudy, with a low around 23. North northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Monday – Mostly cloudy, with a high near 29. North northwest wind around 11 mph. Monday Night – Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Tuesday – Partly sunny, with a high near 36. West wind 5 to … Read More

Seasonal Temperatures Saturday, Chances for Rain and Snow Return Over the Weekend

Seasonal temperatures are expected on Saturday. Highs will range from the lower 40’s in central Kansas to the lower 50’s in southeast Kansas. Chances of rain and snow will return over the weekend into Monday. Overnight – Scattered showers and thunderstorms, then periods of showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 4 a.m. Low around 36. North northeast wind around 14 mph becoming northwest. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. Saturday – Rain likely before 10 a.m., then a chance of rain and snow between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., then a chance of … Read More

Updated Information on Sunday’s Winter Weather

Snowy, windy and much colder weather will impact the region late tonight through early Sunday afternoon. Blizzard conditions likely in central Kansas. Wind gusts up to 50 mph will create poor visibilities at times in falling/blowing snow. The highest snow accumulations will be generally along and north of I-70. Travel is discouraged. Snow should end from west to east by early Sunday afternoon. The greatest impacts in snow and blowing snow will be generally north of Highway 56. Little to snow accumulation is expected across southern Kansas. Strong north winds develop late tonight and continue into Sunday afternoon. Wind gusts … Read More

Warm Saturday; Snowy, Windy, Colder Sunday

Another warm day is expected on Saturday before a significant winter weather system moves in Saturday night. Highs on Saturday will be in the low to mid 60’s. Snowy, windy and much colder weather is expected to impact the region late Saturday night through early Sunday. The worst conditions will likely occur early Sunday morning. Wind gusts up to 45 mph will create poor visibilities at times in falling and blowing snow. Hazardous travel conditions are likely. Strong north winds will overspread the area Sunday morning into the early afternoon hours. Most locations will see sustained winds around 30 mph … Read More

Special Weather Statement Issued Regarding Upcoming Winter Weather System

Special Weather Statement regarding winter weather this weekend. This statement is for the counties of… -Lincoln-Barton-Ellsworth-Saline-Rice-McPherson-Marion Including the cities of Lincoln, Sylvan Grove, Great Bend, Ellsworth, Wilson, Salina, Lyons, Sterling, McPherson, Hillsboro, Marion and Peabody. Potential Winter Impacts to Travel this Weekend across Central  Kansas… A winter system will bring snow to portions of the Central Plains  this weekend, with significant impacts to travel possible. There  remains some uncertainty in the track of the system, but a band of  moderate to heavy snow will likely impact portions of the region. This band of snow may impact a portion of central … Read More

Winter Weather Possible Late Saturday Night into Sunday

Other than a chance of light rain early Friday, weather impacts to Thanksgiving travel Friday and Saturday should be minimal. However, late Saturday night into Sunday morning, the next system will move through and bring much colder temperatures, strong north winds, and a chance for rain changing over to a wintry mix or snow. A strong winter weather system is expected to impact the region for late Saturday night into Sunday with central Kansas greatest at risk to see hazardous winter weather conditions. Very strong north winds will accompany the snow and may affect travel conditions. Continue to watch for … Read More

Chances for Rain Return Thursday Night, Winter Weather Possible Over the Weekend

It should be great traveling weather if you are headed out on the roads for Thanksgiving today or tomorrow, with sunny skies and high temperatures near 60 degrees. Rain chances return Thursday night through early Friday afternoon. A strong storm system could bring some snow and a rain/snow mix to the region for late Saturday night into Sunday. Strong north winds are also expected. Be sure to keep an eye on the forecast for updates over the next few days. This Afternoon – Sunny, with a high near 60. South wind around 8 mph. Tonight – Clear, with a low … Read More

Saline County Jail Booking Report – Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Saline County Jail Booking Report for Tuesday, November 20, 2018. This report shows all persons booked into the Saline County Jail between 7 a.m. November 19 and 7 a.m. November 20. All individuals shown in this report are innocent of crimes until proven guilty in a court of law. Information Courtesy of the Saline County Sheriff’s Office. Disclaimer: The above information does not represent a criminal history or a criminal record. All individuals shown in this report are innocent of crimes until proven guilty in a court of law. The Salina Scoop assumes no legal liability or responsibility for the … Read More

Warming Trend Starting Monday

Forecast highs will jump from the upper 30’s today, to the lower 50’s on Monday and Tuesday and then into the mid 50’s for the last half of the week. Normal lows are in the lower 30’s and normal highs are in the mid 50’s. For Wednesday through Friday, highs will average in the mid 50’s each day. Wednesday will be sunny with some increase in clouds on Thanksgiving. There will be a chance of rain on Friday. Today – Mostly sunny, with a high near 38. Calm wind. Tonight – Mostly clear, with a low around 24. South southwest … Read More

Light Wintry Weather, Chilly Wind Overnight; Seasonal Temperatures, Slight Chance of Rain for Thanksgiving

Patchy areas of light freezing drizzle and light snow or flurries will impact the region overnight. While a major ice or snow event is not expected, patchy very light accumulations may support some slick spots on area roads, parking lots and sidewalks this evening and overnight. Breezy north winds and low temperatures in the 20’s will support chilly overnight wind chills mostly in the teens. Seasonal temperatures are expected for Thanksgiving week. There is a chance of light rain overnight Thursday night into Friday morning for south central and southeast Kansas. Tonight – A chance of snow and freezing drizzle … Read More

Snowfall to Continue Through Monday Morning

A rain and snow mix will transition to all snow tonight. The snow will continue through the Monday morning commute and into the afternoon. By the Monday afternoon, the snow will begin to end from west to east with Southeast Kansas not likely to see the end of the snow until Monday evening. Tonight – Snow before 4 a.m., then a slight chance of snow after 5 a.m. Low around 26. North wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible. Monday – A slight chance of snow between … Read More

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