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KQ2 Forecast: Winter Weather Advisory is in effect

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for all of northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas until early Wednesday morning as a strong storm system is pushing through. Rain will eventually transition to a wintry mix and then to all snow this evening. This will lead to slick roads across the area tonight into Wednesday morning.

Posted: Jan 22, 2019 10:35 AM
Updated: Jan 22, 2019 3:04 PM

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for all of northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas until early Wednesday morning as a strong storm system is pushing through. Rain will eventually transition to a wintry mix and then to all snow this evening. This will lead to slick roads across the area tonight into Wednesday morning.

A cold front has now passed through the region, which is now ushering in much colder air. Winds will switch up to the northwest behind the front, gusting up to 25-30 mph. Temperatures will fall quickly from the 30s into the teens by Wednesday morning. Snow accumulations will range around 1-3 inches, with the most falling in our northern counties. If the warmer air sticks around longer, less accumulations are possible and if the colder air moves in sooner, more accumulations are possible. As temperatures continue to drop, any water that is on the roadways will likely freeze leading to slick roads overnight. Drivers should travel with caution, especially tonight into Wednesday morning.

Behind this system and for the rest of the week, there is the return of some sunshine with clouds. Temperatures will also be on the decline by the weekend in the middle 20s to lower 30s. We'll have a very slight chance of light snow by Saturday. 

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St. Joseph
Clear
26° wxIcon
Hi: 32° Lo: 25°
Feels Like: 18°
Clarinda
Partly Cloudy
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Hi: 28° Lo: 22°
Feels Like: 7°
St. Joseph
Clear
26° wxIcon
Hi: 30° Lo: 24°
Feels Like: 18°
Chillicothe/Agri
Partly Cloudy
27° wxIcon
Hi: 29° Lo: 25°
Feels Like: 19°
Falls City
Partly Cloudy
25° wxIcon
Hi: 29° Lo: 23°
Feels Like: 14°
Warm air is in place over northeast Missouri and northeast Kansas on Thursday. Temperatures made it into the lower 50's on Thursday with light winds across the mid west. A pool of cold air is up to the north of the area and will head our way. The cold front will work its way through the region Thursday night with cooler weather behind it for the end of the week.
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