A Winter Weather Advisory continues for Saline County until 6 p.m. Thursday.
According to the National Weather Service office in Wichita (NWSW), the following counties are included in the advisory: Clay, Cloud, Dickinson, Ellsworth, Lincoln, McPherson, Marion, Ottawa, Republic, and Saline.
Snow accumulation during the day Thursday is anticipated to be in the three- to five-inch range, according to the latest NWSW forecast. Once the storm clears the area, be prepared for continued chilly temperatures and a possibility of rain during the upcoming holiday weekend.
Here’s the extended forecast from NWSW.
Snow. High near 33. Northeast wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches possible.
A 30 percent chance of snow before midnight. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 24. North northeast wind around 6 mph becoming west after midnight.
Sunny, with a high near 34. North northwest wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Clear, with a low around 16. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm.
Sunny, with a high near 42. South wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
A 40 percent chance of rain after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44.
A chance of rain before 8 p.m., then a chance of rain and snow between 8 p.m. and 11 p.m., then a chance of snow after 11 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
A slight chance of rain and snow before 11 a.m., then a slight chance of rain between 11 a.m. and noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 40. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Sunny, with a high near 41.
Mostly clear, with a low around 27.
Sunny, with a high near 55.