Winter StormWarning Until 9pm

…SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED THROUGH THE DAY…

THIS STORM WILL BRING WIDESPREAD HEAVY SNOWFALL OF AT LEAST 6 TO 10 INCHES TO AREAS GENERALLY ALONG AND SOUTH OF A LINE FROM ATCHISON, KANSAS TO KIRKSVILLE. A HEAVIER BAND OF UP TO 12 INCHES IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN SIDE OF KANSAS CITY TO NEAR THE MOBERLY AREA. A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST.

STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS UP TO 30 MPH…COMBINED WITH MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOWFALL…WILL RESULT IN NEAR WHITEOUT CONDITIONS AS WELL AS BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW THIS MORNING. THESE CONDITIONS WILL RESULT IN SNOWPACKED ROADS AND MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS.