Winter Mix Thursday Into Friday Morning

A wintry mix is expected to occur across all of northeast Kansas Thursday night into Friday morning. Precipitation will likely start as all snow Thursday night, before transitioning southwest to northeast into sleet and freezing rain Friday morning. This will cause hazardous travel conditions for the morning commute. By Friday afternoon, conditions will improve as temperatures rise above freezing.

Issued: 314 PM CST Wed Jan 15 2020

Slow down and use caution while traveling. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 511.

Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of up to two inches and ice accumulations of around one tenth of an inch. Winds gusting to 30 mph.

Portions of central, east central, north central and northeast Kansas.

From midnight Thursday night to noon CST Friday.

Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

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.