Blanket of snow covers Wyandotte County

Snow fell overnight in Wyandotte County.
Snow fell overnight in Wyandotte County. (Staff photo)

About 2 to 4 inches of snow fell overnight in Wyandotte County.

As a winter weather advisory ends this morning, there is still the chance of more snow and freezing drizzle before 3 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Motorists are advised to be careful.

Then there is a chance of drizzle between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. today.

The temperature was 30 degrees at 9 a.m. Thursday, and the high will be near 33 today.

Tonight, there will be cloudy skies with a low around 27.

Friday’s forecast is cloudy with a high near 37. East southeast winds around 6 mph will become calm in the afternoon. On Friday night, it will be mostly cloudy with a low near 30.

Saturday’s forecast is partly sunny with a high near 39. Saturday night, the low will be around 33.

Sunday’s high will be near 45, and Sunday night, there is a 30 percent chance of rain, with a low around 38.

Motorists made their way to work this morning at I-70 near I-635 in Wyandotte County. (KC Scout photo)
Motorists made their way to work this morning at I-70 near I-635 in Wyandotte County. (KC Scout photo)

I-70 east at 7th Street in Kansas City, Kan., is seen in this KC Scout photo.
I-70 east at 7th Street in Kansas City, Kan., is seen in this KC Scout photo.

A backyard scene in Wyandotte County. (Staff photo)
A backyard scene in Wyandotte County. (Staff photo)

Estimated snow totals for Wednesday night and Thursday. (National Weather Service graphic)
Estimated snow totals for Wednesday night and Thursday. (National Weather Service graphic)

Snow in tonight’s forecast

Accumulating snow. (National Weather Service graphic)
Accumulating snow. (National Weather Service graphic)

Snow is in the forecast for late Wednesday evening through Thursday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

Amounts of snow may range from 1 to 3 inches, with 2 to 3 inches expected across the Kansas City area, the weather service said. Isolated pockets may receive 4 inches of snow.

Most of the snow is expected to fall between midnight and 6 a.m. in a fast-moving storm, according to the weather service.

As the snow winds down, light freezling drizzle may occur during the day Thursday, the weather service said.

The winter weather advisory for light snow and freezing drizzle will be in effect from 6 p.m. tonight to 9 a.m. Thursday.

Because light snow will likely accumulate on roadways, causing them to be slick, and freezing drizzle will cause a glazing of ice, drivers are advised to be very careful in their early morning commutes on Thursday, the weather service said.

Today’s high will be near 34, while tonight’s low will be around 28.

Thursday’s high is expected to be near 35, and there may be freezing drizzle before noon. Thursday night, the low will be around 28 and there is a chance of drizzle or freezing drizzle.

Friday, it will be cloudy with a high near 37. Friday night, the skies will be mostly cloudy with a low of 28.

Saturday, the forecast is partly sunny, with a high near 39. Saturday night, the low will be around 30.

On Sunday, expect partly sunny skies and a high near 44. Sunday night, mostly cloudy with a low of 35.

Monday’s forecast is partly sunny, a high near 46, and a 30 percent chance of rain. Monday night, a 30 percent chance of rain, with a low around 36.

Tuesday, it will be partly sunny with a high near 43.

Winter weather advisory tonight through Thursday morning. (National Weather Service graphic)
Winter weather advisory tonight through Thursday morning. (National Weather Service graphic)

Cooler temperatures today, snow possible Wednesday night

Skies will be partly sunny today with a high near 33, according to the National Weather Service forecast.

Northwest winds of 9 to 16 mph will gust to as much as high as 25 mph.

Tonight, expect partly cloudy skies and a low of 22. Winds will be 3 to 8 mph from the north northwest.

Wednesday’s weather is partly sunny, with a high near 36. Wind changes to the east, around 5 mph, in the afternoon.

On Wednesday night, there is a 60 percent chance of snow, possibly mixed with freezing drizzle. The low will be around 28.

In the region, there might be as much as 1 to 2 inches of snow accumulation before sunrise on Thursday, according to the weather service. The chance of snow and freezing drizzle continues Thursday morning before noon, then there is a 40 percent chance of rain. The high Thursday will be near 36.

There is a potential of light freezing drizzle or snow flurries after temperatures fall on Thursday night. The low Thursday night will be 28.

On Friday, a storm system will move through part of the region, and it currently appears that it will mostly miss the Kansas City area. There is a possibility of a light rain or snow mix south of I-70 as the system moves through the region. Friday’s high will be near 37, and Friday night, the low will be 28.

Saturday’s high will be near 39, and Saturday night’s low will be around 28.
Sunday, it will be partly sunny, with a high near 42. Sunday night, the low will be around 30.

Monday, expect partly sunny skies and a high near 44.