Light snow falling in Wyandotte County

Snow was falling Saturday morning in Wyandotte County at I-435 at I-70, as shown in this photo. (KC Scout photo)
Snow was falling Saturday morning in Wyandotte County at I-435 at I-70, as shown in this photo. (KC Scout photo)
National Weather Service graphic
National Weather Service graphic

Wyandotte County is receiving some snow flurries this morning as a winter storm system began moving into the area.

A winter weather advisory went into effect at 9 a.m. Saturday and will remain in effect until 6 p.m. Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. The temperature was 21 degrees at 9 a.m. Saturday, the weather service said.

Light snow will begin this morning and continue into the early evening, the weather service said. A lull is possible tonight followed by another round of light snow on Sunday, according to the weather service. Today’s high will be near 26.

Snow accumulations could total around 2 or 3 inches today and 1 to 2 inches on Sunday, the weather service said, with a total snow accumulation of about 3 to 5 inches.

Travel may be hazardous, especially on any untreated roadways, according to the weather service.

The weather service advised drivers to be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving, the weather service said.

Sunday’s high temperature will be near 33.

The high Monday will be 37, the weather service said.

Light freezing rain will be possible over parts of the region on Monday night, but its effect is expected to be minimal, according to the weather service.

Isolated thunderstorms and showers will be possible along and south of the Interstate 70 corridor on Tuesday, Election Day, the weather service said. The high on Tuesday will be near 52, according to the weather service.

To keep up to date during the day on the weather, visit www.weather.gov.

This graphic from the National Weather Service shows predicted snow totals for Saturday and Sunday. The forecast was made at 4:49 a.m. Saturday. (National Weather Service graphic)
This graphic from the National Weather Service shows predicted snow totals for Saturday and Sunday. The forecast was made at 4:49 a.m. Saturday. (National Weather Service graphic)

A truck made its way on eastbound I-70 at Park Drive as snow fell on Saturday morning. (KC Scout photo)
A truck made its way on eastbound I-70 at Park Drive as snow fell on Saturday morning. (KC Scout photo)

A view of I-70 at Mill Street as snow fell on Saturday morning. (KC Scout photo)
A view of I-70 at Mill Street as snow fell on Saturday morning. (KC Scout photo)

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