Archive for Friday, December 20, 2013

Winter storm warning in effect for Douglas County this weekend

December 20, 2013

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for eastern Kansas, forecasting a mix of sleet, freezing rain and snow from 6 a.m. Saturday through 6 a.m. Sunday.

The weather service predicts 4 to 7 inches of snow with about half an inch of sleet Saturday night with the possibility of ice accumulation on freeways. Winds will increase from the north at night with occasional gusts up to 20 mph.

The warning also cautions against any travel except in an emergency. The storm will create hazardous travel conditions.

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