From NWS: Winter Storm Warning StartsTonight

…SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY…

.A MAJOR WINTER STORM WILL AFFECT THE AREA BEGINNING MONDAY EVENING AND CONTINUING THROUGH TUESDAY. THIS WILL BRING WIDESPREAD SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF AT LEAST 6 TO
10 INCHES…WITH POSSIBLY 12 INCHES OR MORE THROUGH THE KANSAS CITY METROPOLITAN AREA AND POINTS WEST SOUTHWESTWARD. ELSEWHERE WITHIN THE BROAD SWATH OF 6 TO 10 INCHES… LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS APPROACHING A FOOT ARE POSSIBLE AS WELL.

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM MONDAY TO 9 PM CST TUESDAY.

* TIMING…SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN LATE MONDAY NIGHT AND PERSIST THROUGH THE DAY TUESDAY. THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED AFTER MIDNIGHT MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH LATE TUESDAY MORNING. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY DIMINISH BY TUESDAY EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS…WIDESPREAD AMOUNTS OF AT LEAST 6 TO 10 INCHES ARE EXPECTED THROUGH THE WARNING AREA… ALTHOUGH SOME LOCAL AREAS OF AROUND 12 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS…STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS UP TO 30 MPH… COMBINED WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL… WILL RESULT IN NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS BY TUESDAY MORNING… LEADING TO SNOWPACKED ROADS
AND HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL…KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT… FOOD…AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.