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Winter Weather Advisories posted, accumulating snow likely

A winter storm is going to bring rain and snow to the area beginning Friday afternoon and lasting through Saturday. Accumulations are likely causing travel concerns for Friday night and Saturday.

Posted: Jan 10, 2019 9:13 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A winter storm is going to bring rain and snow to the area beginning Friday afternoon and lasting through Saturday. Accumulations are likely, causing travel concerns for Friday night and Saturday.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for every county in the KQ2 viewing area. The advisory begins at 6 p.m. Friday and goes until 6 p.m. on Saturday.

Precipitation will begin early Friday afternoon around 3 p.m. as rain and quickly changeover to a mixture of rain and snow and then to all snow by the evening. Snow will continue overnight Friday and last until Saturday afternoon. The majority of the snow will be light to moderate but could be heavy at times. Wind should not be a huge concern with this system.

Total snowfall accumulations of 3-5 inches is expected through Saturday. These numbers could change leading up to the event so check back for updates.

Roads will become snow covered and slick during Friday evening and lasting through Saturday. Any travel should be done with an abundance of caution. Allow extra time to get to your destinations and take it slow if travelling.

For the Kansas City Chiefs game, the weather will likely be quieting down by game time but roads getting there will likely be slick. Allow extra time if heading to the game.

KQ2 will be tracking this storm as it moves through the region so be sure to stay tuned for continuous updates.

Saint Joseph
Clear
37° wxIcon
Hi: 58° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 32°
Maryville
Clear
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Hi: 58° Lo: 29°
Feels Like: 35°
Savannah
Clear
37° wxIcon
Hi: 57° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 32°
Cameron
Clear
40° wxIcon
Hi: 57° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 33°
Fairfax
Clear
40° wxIcon
Hi: 59° Lo: 29°
Feels Like: 33°
A cold front will push through northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas Sunday morning, bringing strong winds and chilly temperatures with it. These winds will persist into Sunday evening, lingering overnight. Monday morning lows will dip into the low-to-mid 20s with wind chills in the teens. This will make for a chilly commute for the start of the work week.
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