Light snow blankets Wyandotte County

Wyandotte County is under a winter weather advisory through 6 p.m. Friday. (National Weather Service graphic)
From 1 to 3 inches of snow is possible Friday in Wyandotte County. (National Weather Service graphic)
An accident was reported at 9:13 a.m. Friday on I-435 north near Leavenworth Road, according to KC Scout. (KC Scout photo)
An inch or so of snow was on the ground around 9 a.m. Friday in Wyandotte County.

Light snow was falling in Wyandotte County at 9 a.m. Friday, as about an inch of snow had fallen during the night and morning.

Wyandotte County is under a winter weather advisory until 6 p.m. Friday, according to the National Weather Service.

A total of 1 to 3 inches of snow is expected in Wyandotte County today, the weather service said. Winds may gust up to 48 mph.

The weather service said residents should plan on slippery road conditions, with patchy blowing snow possibly reducing visibility, according to the weather service. The morning and evening commute can be affected. Gusty winds also could bring down tree branches.

Travel on Friday and Friday afternoon is heavily discouraged, the weather service said.

Weather service predictions showed that the same level of snow that is at 9 a.m. will continue through about noon, then a slightly less amount falling through 3 p.m., followed by a smaller amount of snow through 6 p.m., and then a little snow tapering off around 8 p.m. tonight.

Today, snow is in the forecast, mainly before 4 p.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 32 with a northwest wind of 22 to 26 mph, gusting as high as 48 mph. From 1 to 3 inches of snow is possible.

Tonight, there is a 20 percent chance of snow before 9 p.m., with patchy blowing snow possible before 7 p.m. The low will be around 24 with a northwest wind of 11 to 20 mph, gusting as high as 34.

Saturday, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 36 and a northwest wind of 8 to 10 mph, the weather service said.

Saturday night, it will be partly cloudy, with a low of 25 and a 23st northwest wind of 3 to 6 mph, according to the weather service.

Sunday, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 41 and a northwest wind of 6 to 13 mph, gusting as high as 21 mph, the weather service said.

Sunday night, it will be partly cloudy, with a low of 24, according to the weather service.

Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 45, the weather service said.

Monday night, it will be mostly cloudy, with a low of 30, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 43, the weather service said.

Tuesday night, it will be partly cloudy, with a low of 27, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 47, the weather service said.

Wednesday night, it will be mostly cloudy, with a low of 33, according to the weather service.

Thursday, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 47, the weather service said.

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High near 45, wind advisory in effect today; snow possible tonight

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Colder and windy, with a slight chance of rain, describes the changes in today’s forecast from the National Weather Service.

A wind advisory will be in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday, with winds of 17 to 23 mph, gusting as high as 39 mph, according to the weather service.

Snow is in the forecast for tonight and Friday, the weather service said. Wyandotte County may receive less than one inch of snow on Friday.

Travel impacts are likely, with less visibility and slick road conditions, according to the weather service.

The farther north, the more snow will fall. The St. Joseph, Missouri, area could get two to three inches of snow, with a blizzard warning in effect north of Highway 36 in that area.

Snowfall in this area could begin Thursday night, just before midnight in Wyandotte County. The snow will become a little heavier around 3 a.m., and then it may become a little more heavy from 6 a.m. through 11 a.m., according to the forecast. It should taper off around 5 p.m. Friday. The total amounts were predicted to be one inch or less in Wyandotte County.

Today, there is a 20 percent chance of rain before 10 a.m., with a high near 45, the weather service said. Weather will be breezy, with a northwest wind of 17 to 23 mph, gusting as high as 39 mph.

Tonight, there is a 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 3 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 29, with a west northwest wind of 13 to 22 mph, gusting to 44 mph.

Friday, snow is likely, mainly before noon. The high will be near 36, with a northwest wind of 21 to 25 mph, gusting as high as 44 mph. The chance of snow is 70 percent. Less than one inch of snow is possible.

Friday night, it will be mostly cloudy, with a low of 25 and a northwest wind of 11 to 18 mph, gusting as high as 31 mph, according to the weather service.

Saturday, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 37 and a northwest wind of 7 to 10 mph, the weather service said.

Saturday night, it will be mostly cloudy, with a low of 25, according to the weather service.

Sunday, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 42, the weather service said.

Sunday night, it will be partly cloudy, with a low of 25, according to the weather service.

Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 47, the weather service said.

Monday night, it will be mostly cloudy, with a low of 29, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 44, the weather service said.

Tuesday night, it will be partly cloudy, with a low of 26, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 46, the weather service said.

Sunny skies, high near 57 on Wednesday

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Mild, windy weather is in the forecast for Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.

Today’s high will be near 57 with sunny skies and winds gusting as high as 21 mph, the weather service said.

Thursday, winds will increase as rain returns to the area, according to the weather service.

Light snow is possible overnight Thursday into Friday morning, the weather service said. A light dusting is possible. Snow showers Friday morning could affect the commute.

Today, it will be partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 57 and a south southwest wind of 7 to 11 mph, gusting as high as 21 mph, the weather service said.

Tonight, there will be increasing clouds, with a low of 37, according to the weather service. A southwest wind of 6 to 14 mph will become northwest after midnight, with winds gusting as high as 29 mph.

Thursday, there is a 30 percent chance of rain before noon, with a high near 48, the weather service said. A northwest wind of 15 to 22 mph will gust as high as 38 mph. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is possible.

Thursday night, it will be mostly cloudy, with a low of 30 and a west northwest wind of 13 to 15 mph, gusting as high as 22 mph, according to the weather service.

Friday, there is a 20 percent chance of snow showers, with a high near 37, the weather service said. A northwest wind of 15 to 18 mph will gust as high as 32 mph.

Friday night, it will be mostly cloudy, with a low of 25, according to the weather service.

Saturday, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 38, the weather service said.

Saturday night, it will be mostly cloudy, with a low of 25, according to the weather service.

Sunday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 41, the weather service said.

Sunday night, it will be partly cloudy, with a low of 25, according to the weather service.

Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, it will be sunny, with a high near 46, the weather service said.

Monday night, it will be mostly cloudy, with a low of 27, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 44, the weather service said.