Winter Weather Advisory; Updated Snowstorm Timeline

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Forecast snowfall accumulations have increased for Friday as a quick-moving system impacts the region. Areas of snow will move into the region by mid-morning, with the heaviest snow expected from roughly 9am-2pm before diminishing through the remainder of the afternoon and possibly into the early evening hours. Snow accumulations of 3-6″ are expected, with locally higher amounts possible. Snowfall rates could potentially approach 1″ per hour, which would cause roadways to quickly become snow-packed. If you have to travel tomorrow, use extreme caution, take it slow, and allow extra time to get to your destination!

Stay with FM 95.5 KNDY and AM 1570/FM 94.1 KNDY for the latest weather updates as well as any closings or cancellations that may be announced. 

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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 2021 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.