Snowy start to 2021 likely as winter storm approaches


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A winter weather advisory goes into effect at midnight Friday we ring in the new year. It remains in effect until 6 p.m. New Year’s Day.

The National Weather Service says a wintry mix will move into southeast and east-central Kansas tonight and precipitation including ice and snow accumulation will spread northward early Friday. For our area, it will be primarily a snow event with 2 to 4 inches possible. Ice accumulations are expected south of I-35.

Travel is likely to be impacted throughout the day.

The advisory impacts Riley, Pottawatomie, Geary and Wabaunsee counties.


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