Weather service calls for snow, freezing drizzle

The national weather service in Topeka has updated the forecast for Tuesday, calling for as much as a tenth of an inch of freezing drizzle, and one to two inches of snow around Osage County.

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TOPEKA HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND FREEZING DRIZZLE...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM TUESDAY JAN 19 2016 TO MIDNIGHT CST TUESDAY NIGHT.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL DEVELOP ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL KANSAS BY MID TO LATE MORNING, AND WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS. AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL ALSO DEVELOP BY MID TO LATE MORNING FOR LOCATIONS ALONG AND SOUTH OF I-70. DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS, AREAS OF FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL BE PRIMARILY FOCUSED ALONG AND SOUTH OF I-35.

* SNOW AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE. A LIGHT GLAZE OF ICE MAY DEVELOP AS FAR NORTH AS I-70, WITH LESS THAN ONE-TENTH OF AN INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATION POSSIBLE ALONG AND SOUTH OF I-35.

* IMPACTS...ROADS MAY BECOME SNOW-PACKED OR BECOME SLICK FROM LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATIONS, RESULTING IN HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS TUESDAY INTO TUESDAY EVENING.

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