Freezing drizzle and freezing rain are likely to develop tonight over parts of north central and northeast Kansas. Light ice accumulations are most likely between midnight and 9 am Tuesday impacting the morning commute. The icy roads and sidewalks will make it difficult driving or walking.
Threat for Freezing Rain Tonight into Tuesday
A band of freezing rain may develop over portions of north central and northeast Kansas tonight and persist into Tuesday. There is some uncertainty in total ice accumulation amounts, but confidence is increasing that areas in the advisory will see impacts from freezing rain. This advisory only covers the locations that have the highest potential of seeing freezing rain. Areas to the south and east could also see impacts due to freezing rain, but confidence in amounts is lower. Therefore, look for additional updates to the coverage of the advisory leading up to the event.
The advisory covers Washington, Marshall, Nemaha, Brown, Clay, Riley, Pottawatomie, Jackson counties, including the cities of Washington, Hanover, Clifton, Linn, Greenleaf, Marysville, Blue Rapids, Frankfort, Sabetha, Seneca, Hiawatha, Horton, Clay Center, Manhattan, Wamego, St. Marys, and Holton
WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST TUESDAY
WHAT: Freezing rain expected. Total ice accumulations of up to two tenths of an inch are possible.
WHERE: Portions of north central and northeast Kansas.
WHEN: From 6 PM this evening to noon CST Tuesday.
ADDITIONAL DETAILS: The ice will result in difficult travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Tuesday.
A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for slippery roads. Slow down and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 511.