Published: Fri, February 14, 2020
Global News | By Blake Casey

Rusty's Morning Forecast - FIRST ALERT this morning with the risky cold

Rusty's Morning Forecast - FIRST ALERT this morning with the risky cold

The National Weather Service (NWS) in Topeka has issued a winter weather advisory in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday for Dickinson County.

"Light snow will linger much of the of the morning, but with only less than a 1/2" of additional accumulation. Travelers should anticipate slippery road conditions that could impact morning and evening commutes. Air temperatures will start just below zero this morning with very cold wind chills.

"Snow will taper to flurries after midnight leaving behind several inches in those advisory areas with 1-3" elsewhere.

A map is available on the City's website that details which city streets are designated Emergency Snow Routes as well as those designated by the Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT).

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Forecasters say the snow will rapidly move in late Wednesday afternoon and persist into Wednesday night with the greatest accumulation potential on Wednesday evening.

A mix of rain and wet snow is expected. The hazardous conditions could impact both the morning and evening commute. South of I-70, accumulation amounts will be less than an inch. This bitter cold has prompted some districts to call off school for the day.

High will be in the 30s Thursday. But watch for snow and wind to produce wintry travel concerns Thursday through Monday.

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