From NWS: Winter Storm Watch

.A STRONG WINTER STORM WILL AFFECT MUCH OF THE REGION LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY…BRINGING A WIDE MIXTURE OF WINTRY PRECIPITATION.

THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS. THE HEAVIEST SNOW IS GENERALLY EXPECTED NORTH OF HIGHWAY 36…WITH THE HIGHEST ICE ACCUMULATIONS SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50. A MIXTURE OF SNOW…SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN WILL OCCUR IN BETWEEN THESE AREAS.

…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.
* TIMING…LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING. THE HEAVIEST PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR LATE THURSDAY MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…POSSIBLY 6 INCHES OR MORE.
* IMPACTS…HEAVY SNOW WILL HAVE SIGNIFICANT IMPACTS ON TRAVEL.
* OTHER IMPACTS…EAST WINDS UP TO 35 MPH MAY CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW. FREEZING DRIZZLE MAY MIX IN AT TIMES…ESPECIALLY THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.