Mid Week Warmup Leads To Possible Snow On Thursday Morning


Warm, spring-like weather will persist for another few days throughout northeast Kansas before winter makes a sharp return for the latter half of the week.

Highs on Tuesday and Wednesday will hover in the 50s to near 60. Rain overspreads the region Wednesday evening, transitioning to snow overnight. One to two inches of snow will be possible northwest of a line from Minneapolis to Marysville. Gusty winds will also cause travel difficulties in the snow.

Cold air will surge southward in the wake of this storm–plunging nighttime wind chill values into the single digits and teens below zero.

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Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2020 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.