Freezing rain expected to make Monday morning hard

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect from 9pm Monday to Noon Tuesday as parts of the viewing area will be expecting freezing rain and some accumulating ice of up to two-tenths of an inch. The Tuesday morning commute has the potential to be a slick one once again.

There is a chance of more precipitation late Thursday through Sunday, with a snow-freezing rain mix possible. Little or no ice accumulation expected.

The ice will result in hard travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Monday.

A complicated weather system is approaching our region and will cross through southern Wisconsin Monday and Tuesday.

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The worst of the storm is expected from now until about 3 p.m.

Skies are mainly cloudy with a 40 per cent chance of drizzle in the afternoon. The precipitation will wind down altogether Tuesday afternoon. With all the rain, there are some flooding concerns this week, especially where we see the heaviest rainfalls set up to the southeast.

Tonight, the low will be 18, according to the weather service.

Wednesday should be a quiet weather day with temperatures warming into the 30s around most of Kansas.

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Saturday should be partly to mostly cloudy with highs in the low to mid 30s.

The Missouri Highway Patrol responded to at least six accidents since 7:30 a.m.

The record snowfall on February 19 was 7.3 inches in 1898.

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