Snow, wind, colder temperatures return to Kansas

15 April, 2018, 00:38 | Author: Irene Delgado
  • Big blizzard headed this way: up to 55 mph winds, 11 inches or more of snow

Significant drifting of the snow is likely.

In addition to the snow, cold air will flood the state with highs on Saturday in the upper 30s to middle 40s.

Pipestone County is in a Blizzard Warning from 7 p.m. tonight to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 14.

A potent spring storm system that's expected to persist through the weekend raked across the Midwest Friday, spawning at least one tornado in Arkansas as blizzard conditions blanketed much of the Northern Plains.

The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning for many counties in southwest Minnesota and through the Minnesota River Valley, and later extended it to include the Twin Cities.

Blizzard conditions are expected. Damage to power lines may occur.

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For more winter weather preparedness tips, go online to www.ksready.gov, www.ready.gov or call your county emergency management office.

"Road conditions are still not safe across the state and travel is not recommended", said Bryan Tuma, assistant director of the Nebraska Emergency Management Agency, in a news release.

Do you know of other road closures or weather related info you want to share with other drivers?

Information on winter driving tips is available from the Kansas Highway Patrol.

The National Weather Service warning includes predictions of wind gusts up to 55-60 miles per hour, total snow accumulations of 4-7 inches, and localized amounts of up to 10 inches of snow in south-central Nebraska and north-central Kansas.

Snow, freezing rain and high winds were expected through Saturday night, with heavy ice accumulations in parts of MI through Sunday morning.

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