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Snow returns with another round of winter weather in KS

Winter weather will return to the state of Kansas Monday night through most of the day on...
Winter weather will return to the state of Kansas Monday night through most of the day on Tuesday.(Meteorologist Sarah Fletcher)
Published: Dec. 14, 2020 at 3:50 PM CST
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Update Monday night, Dec. 14, 2020: Snow will begin to move into western Kansas overnight. This will start in the northwest and make its way to the southeast into early Tuesday morning. Flurries will be possible by 6 a.m. in central Kansas. We’ll keep the chance for snow in the forecast for western Kansas into the afternoon, but with some slightly warmer temperatures in central Kansas, we could have a period of a rain/snow mix. This is most likely to happen between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Then, this will transition back to snow through the rest of the day.

Highest snow totals will be in the west, where Goodland could get around 2-5″ and Dodge City could receive around 1-3″ of snow. Most of central Kansas will have just light snow, with around 1″ possible for Wichita.

Monday afternoon:

Winter weather will return to the state of Kansas Monday night through most of the day on Tuesday.

Snow will begin in northwestern Kansas around 9-10 p.m. Monday. This will continue to move to the southeast, taking over most of western Kansas by late Tuesday morning. We could get a light rain/snow mix in central Kansas Tuesday morning, but snow will be possible by Tuesday afternoon. This will continue into the evening, ending by midnight.

By the time the snow stops, northwestern Kansas (Goodland and Colby) could get around 2-5″ of snow accumulation. The rest of western Kansas could get around 1-3″ of snow, while central Kansas will have lighter amounts with about a trace to 2″ by Tuesday night (Wichita will probably stay around an inch).

Lows will drop into the teens and 20s overnight with highs in the 20s and 30s Tuesday afternoon.

We’ll stay chilly, with highs in the 30s once again Wednesday, but we’ll warm into the 40s on Thursday and into the 50s by Sunday.

WICHITA AREA FORECAST:

Tonight: Becoming cloudy. Wind: SE 5-15. Low: 28.

Tomorrow: Wintry mix in the morning, snow in the afternoon/evening. Wind: SE/NE 5-10. High: 35.

Tomorrow night: Snow ends. Wind: NE 5-10. Low: 22.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny. Wind: W 5-10. High: 38.

Thu: High: 45 Low: 24 Sunny.

Fri: High: 48 Low: 31 Partly cloudy, breezy.

Sat: High: 46 Low: 27 Sunny.

Sun: High: 51 Low: 29 Sunny.

Mon: High: 54 Low: 32 Sunny.

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