The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for 19 counties in south central and southeast Kansas, including the Wichita area.
The advisory will be in effect from 6 a.m. Tuesday until noon on Wednesday. Patchy freezing drizzle may develop late tonight across south central and southeast Kansas late tonight before changing to all snow toward dawn, according to a weather service bulletin.
Snow will expand in coverage and intensity on Tuesday before diminishing early on Wednesday. Accumulations of 3 to 5 inches are expected across the region by early Wednesday morning.
Ice accumulations of a trace to a few hundredths of an inch are possible with this storm, weather officials say.
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North winds between 15 and 25 mph will reduce visibility due to blowing and drifting snow. Wind chills of -10 are expected on Tuesday.
Monitor forecasts and updates for more information on conditions. For more information on current conditions, go to our weather page.