Bitter cold this morning, still eyeing first snow ‘storm’ of the season!

12 January, 2019, 05:14 | Author: Roderick Gutierrez
  • ABC News Winter Storm

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for all of south central Iowa, beginning at 6 p.m. Friday. Taney, Vernon, Webster and Wright. The Kansas City area could see 2-5 inches of accumulation.

This is an actively changing storm, so for the latest updates, keep listening to KMOX for weather updates every 10 minutes. A winter weather advisory was in effect for Bloomington, Peoria and areas north.

Expect mostly cloudy skies on Saturday with highs in the low 40s.

WINTRY WEEKEND OUTLOOK: The appropriate wintry feel stays for the weekend, and we're still tracking the possibility for a little snow. Light snow entering the region, especially by midnight and lasting for much of Saturday afternoon. It would be among the city's 10 greatest snowstorms of all time if that happens. This snow will be light and scattered to start, with the first flakes reaching the metro by midday or early afternoon.


Half a foot of snow also is expected to fall across southern Illinois, Indiana and into Virginia.

For Saturday, snow continues for St. Louis.

Chicago, Detroit and Cleveland will be on the northern edge of the storm. South of the Triad less than ½ inch of snow and sleet. Slick conditions are expected and the visibility will drop within the heavier bands. Minor accumulations are possible, with the higher amounts closest to the southwest along the Mason-Dixon Line and a coating to nothing along the north and east.

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