Snow in forecast for Tuesday

About 3.6 inches of snow is in the forecast for Wyandotte County from Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning. (National Weather Service graphic)

Wyandotte County will have today to rest before looking at the possibility of 3 to 5 inches of snow on Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday morning.

The National Weather Service says today’s forecast, Presidents Day, will be mostly cloudy with a high near 27 and a west wind of 5 to 7 mph becoming north in the afternoon.

No precipitation is in today’s forecast.

Moderate to heavy snow will return to the area on Tuesday afternoon and last through Wednesday morning, according to the weather service.

The storm will be heavier toward the north, with as much as 7 inches of snow expected near the state’s northern border.

Motorists should expect hazardous road conditions overnight Tuesday into Wednesday afternoon, the weather service said.

Looking ahead to the weekend, more snow is possible Friday night and Saturday, according to the weather service.

Tonight, it will be mostly cloudy with a low of 19 and a northeast wind of 5 to 7 mph, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, there is a 40 percent chance of snow, mostly after 3 p.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 31 with an east wind of 6 to 11 mph.

Tuesday night, there is a 90 percent chance of snow before 2 a.m., then snow and freezing rain. The low will be around 27 with an east wind of 7 to 11 mph, gusting to 21 mph, according to the weather service. New ice accumulation of less than a tenth of an inch is possible, and new snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches is possible.

Wednesday, there is a 20 percent chance of snow and freezing rain before 11 a.m., then a slight chance of rain between 11 a.m. and noon, the weather service said. It will be mostly cloudy, with a high near 36 and a southeast wind of 5 to 8 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

Wednesday night, skies will be partly cloudy, with a low of 17, according to the weather service.

Thursday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 39, the weather service said.

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

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

Friday night, there is a 60 percent chance of rain before 3 a.m., then rain and snow likely between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m., with snow likely after 4 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 33.

Saturday, there is a 60 percent chance of rain and snow, with a high near 44, the weather service said.

Saturday night, there is a 60 percent chance of rain and snow, with a low of 25, according to the weather service.

Sunday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high of 38, the weather service said.

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