Snow totals, timing and wind chill impacts

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Light snow and dangerous wind chills will be possible tonight and tomorrow across the state of Kansas.

Snow timing and totals:

These snow showers will begin to move into the northern half of the state, along the Nebraska border, around 6 p.m. Wednesday. Snow showers will linger along I-70 overnight, through about 6 a.m. Thursday. Snow accumulations for this area will range from a dusting up to 2 inches.

Snow showers will then build into southwest Kansas between 2 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursday. Expect totals for this area to be between a few flurries to 1 inch.

For south central Kansas, flurries will be possible from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. Thursday. Totals for this area are expected to be light, leaving little to no accumulation.

Overall, the best chance for snow will be over northern half of the state. As you travel to the south and east, the chance for snow drops.

Wind Chills:

Cold arctic air will continue to surge in from the north, setting up Thursday to be the coldest day this week. Low temperatures will range from single digits for Goodland, Garden City and Dodge City, to the low to mid teens for Salina, Hutchinson and Wichita.

Along with the cold air in place, the wind will also start to pick up. Expect a breeze from 10-25 mph. When you combine the wind with the already cold conditions, it's going to feel even colder.

Wind chills will drop below zero Thursday morning.

A Wind Chill Advisory will be in effect for Cheyenne and Sherman Counties in northwest Kansas from 12-10 a.m. Thursday. Wind chills in this area will drop between -15 and -20, with frostbite possible on exposed skin within 15 minutes.

By Thursday afternoon, temperatures will rebound into the mid teens for the west and the low 20s for central Kansas. Wind chills will "warm" into single digits.