Blizzard Warning Issued For The KNDY Listening Area

Blizzard conditions expected Saturday afternoon through Saturday night for portions of North Central and Northeast Kansas including the cities of Marysville, Blue Rapids, Frankfort, Sabetha, and Seneca

  • WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
    9 AM SATURDAY
  • BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM SATURDAY TO MIDNIGHT SATURDAY NIGHT
  • WHAT: Patchy freezing drizzle is possible tonight with ice accumulations of less than a tenth of an inch expected. Blizzard conditions are expected to set in on Saturday afternoon and persist into Saturday night. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches expected. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.
  • WHERE: Marshall and Nemaha Counties.
  • WHEN: For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 6 PM this evening to 9 AM CST Saturday. For the Blizzard Warning, from 3 PM Saturday to midnight CST Saturday night.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS: For tonight, plan on slippery road conditions at times. On Saturday afternoon, expect very dangerous travel conditions due to blowing snow and very low visibilities. Travel should be postponed if at all possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout conditions, making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded, stay with your vehicle.

A Winter Weather Advisory means wintry precipitation will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect slick roads and potentially hazardous driving conditions. Allow extra time to reach your destination and exercise defensive driving.

The latest road conditions for Kansas can be obtained by calling 511 or visiting kandrive.org.


Blizzard conditions expected Saturday afternoon through Saturday night for portions of North Central and Northeast Kansas. Including the cities of Belleville, Washington, Hanover, Clifton, Linn, Greenleaf, and Concordia.

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM SATURDAY

BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON SATURDAY TO MIDNIGHT SATURDAY NIGHT

  • WHAT: Patchy freezing drizzle is possible tonight with ice accumulations of less than a tenth of an inch expected. Blizzard conditions are expected to set in on Saturday afternoon and persist into Saturday night. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches expected. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph.
  • WHERE: Republic, Washington and Cloud Counties.
  • WHEN: For the Winter Weather Advisory, from 6 PM this evening to 9 AM CST Saturday. For the Blizzard Warning, from noon Saturday to midnight CST Saturday night.
  • ADDITIONAL DETAILS: For tonight, plan on slippery road conditions at times. On  Saturday afternoon, expect very dangerous travel conditions due to blowing snow and very low visibilities. Travel should be postponed if at all possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout conditions, making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded, stay with your vehicle.

A Winter Weather Advisory means wintry precipitation will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect slick roads and potentially hazardous driving conditions. Allow extra time to reach your destination and exercise defensive driving.

The latest road conditions for Kansas can be obtained by calling 511 or visiting kandrive.org.

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.