Snow in Forecast for Far NW Kansas

GOODLAND, Kan. (AP) Residents of far northwest Kansas could find themselves coping with the first measureable snow of the season.

Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Goodland issued a winter weather advisory Thursday evening for Cheyenne and Sherman counties, in effect from midnight to 9 a.m. Friday (Mountain Daylight Time).

The precipitation was expected to start as a mix of snow and rain, turning to all snow around 3 a.m. Accumulations of 1 to 3 inches were expected overnight, with another inch possible before the snow ends at mid-morning Friday.

But anything remaining on the ground is likely to melt Saturday amid sunny conditions and temperatures of 60 or a bit higher.

The advisory area includes the cities of Goodland and St. Francis.