The National Weather service forecast calls for rain and freezing rain likely, possibly mixed with snow before 3pm, then snow likely, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 3pm and 4pm, then snow likely after 4pm. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 25 by 5pm. Breezy, with a northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. Total daytime ice accumulation of less than a 0.1 of an inch possible. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
— NWS Topeka (@NWSTopeka) January 22, 2019
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the cities of Belleville, Washington, Hanover, Clifton, Linn, Greenleaf, Marysville, Blue Rapids, Frankfort, Concordia, Clay Center, Manhattan, Minneapolis, Bennington, Abilene, Herington, Junction City, and Council Grove
INTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST WEDNESDAY…
Expect freezing rain through early afternoon, transitioning to snow this afternoon and persisting into the overnight hours. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches and ice accumulations of under a tenth of an inch are expected. Winds will gust as high as 35 mph. * WHERE…Portions of central, east central, north central and northeast Kansas. * WHEN…Until 6 AM CST Wednesday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions will impact the evening commute. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… A Winter Weather Advisory means periods of wintry precipitation will cause primarily travel difficulties. Expect slippery covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.
Tonight Snow likely, mainly before midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 17. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 37. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming northwest after midnight.