April 27, 2018

Much Colder Today; More Rain, Winter Weather Possible

24 February 2018, 04:50 | Christie Tate

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Freezing rain expected to make Monday morning difficult

Rain and other precipitation will return once again Saturday night.

That could breed inclement conditions for roads.

Slippery conditions are expected to develop overnight through Thursday morning.

Another system will track in on Friday with rain likely across the region. We expect there to be drizzle and rain showers at that time.

"Temperatures by the afternoon barely get above freezing, but another chance of rain moves in late in the afternoon and evening", StormTrack5 Meteorologist Ronelle Williams said. However, there won't be much sunlight, so little melting will occur. South of Interstate 78, it will be a chilly but a plain rain with temperatures remaining above freezing.

Florida may see record highs on Wednesday.

Several school districts in the Kansas City area canceled classes Wednesday because of the inclement weather. For a complete list of closures, visit the closings and delays page of our severe weather partners KOCO.

Travelers who attempted to fly out of Kansas City International Airport Thursday morning were notified that all Southwest flights were canceled through 7:55 a.m.

Yes, even treated roads may be slick as the freezing rain and sleet will last until 10 to 11 a.m.

Look for occasional freezing drizzle/light freezing rain and patchy sleet to pass though eastern Kansas Thursday with more unsafe driving conditions due to slick, slushy and icy roads.

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Get ready for round 2 of winter weather!

Snow and sleet are expected first and then switch over to light freezing rain early Thursday morning. Temperatures today will only be going up to the lower 30s.

"We have quite a few flights both at Dallas Love Field and Dallas-Fort Worth Airport that could be impacted". Mostly cloudy with a high near 51.

Carney recommends travelers check their flight status before heading the airport.

WHERE.Portions of southern, central and northern Iowa.

The Tuesday afternoon band of wintry precipitation is mostly to the south and east of the metro, significantly impacting Moore and Norman.

The Mackinac Bridge, which links Michigan's upper and lower peninsulas, was closed to traffic Tuesday afternoon because of falling ice from the cables and towers.

Freezing drizzle is expected across all but southeastern parts of the state Thursday, the National Weather Service reports. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 4 inches, with localized 5 inch totals. Clouds will continue to increase throughout the day ahead of a system moving in.

In Michigan, flooded streets stranded motorists and a school bus in Flint, and a washout from heavy rains may have caused two freight train engines to derail near Grand Rapids.

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