Mix of wintry precipitation to begin early New Year’s Day – KMBC Kansas City

A wintry mix of precipitation is now expected to start early Saturday morning. About 3 a.m., sleet and freezing rain will move into the Kansas City region.Here’s how to sign up for custom weather alerts in KMBC 9 News appThe immediate Kansas City metro should stay dry until about 8 a.m. and then the mixture will begin to change over to snow about midday. The Northland will mainly see snow. That’s why the potential snowfall amounts will be higher. The snowfall potential from KCI Airport and northward could be between 4 and 8 inches of snow. Higher amounts will be closer to the Iowa border.Snowfall amounts in the Kansas City metro will be about 2 inches, and even less than that the further south you go.The snow will taper off toward the evening.Bitterly cold air will move in with this storm system. Temperatures will drop throughout the day. Lows will fall below zero Sunday morning with wind chills near 15 below.Sign up for email alertsKansas City preps for incoming stormKansas City, Missouri city leaders said road crews have already started pretreating roads in advance of the storm.”We do expect that Saturday will be a 24-hour event for us so we will have crews out in the day and at night so there will be trucks and activity going on a 24-hour cycle. Certainly beginning Saturday but we’ll have a skeleton crew starting out Friday night. We’ll be out there pretreating and monitoring weather conditions and ensuring that our roads are as passable as possible,” said Michael Shaw, director of Kansas City Public Works.Overland Park, KansasOverland Park said its road crews have been preparing snow plows to treat and plow whatever the storm brings.The city said that its crews may come in as early as Friday evening to pretreat, treat or plow.

A wintry mix of precipitation is now expected to start early Saturday morning. About 3 a.m., sleet and freezing rain will move into the Kansas City region.

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The immediate Kansas City metro should stay dry until about 8 a.m. and then the mixture will begin to change over to snow about midday.

The Northland will mainly see snow. That’s why the potential snowfall amounts will be higher. The snowfall potential from KCI Airport and northward could be between 4 and 8 inches of snow. Higher amounts will be closer to the Iowa border.

Snowfall amounts in the Kansas City metro will be about 2 inches, and even less than that the further south you go.

The snow will taper off toward the evening.

Bitterly cold air will move in with this storm system. Temperatures will drop throughout the day. Lows will fall below zero Sunday morning with wind chills near 15 below.

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Kansas City preps for incoming storm

Kansas City, Missouri city leaders said road crews have already started pretreating roads in advance of the storm.

“We do expect that Saturday will be a 24-hour event for us so we will have crews out in the day and at night so there will be trucks and activity going on a 24-hour cycle. Certainly beginning Saturday but we’ll have a skeleton crew starting out Friday night. We’ll be out there pretreating and monitoring weather conditions and ensuring that our roads are as passable as possible,” said Michael Shaw, director of Kansas City Public Works.

Overland Park, Kansas

Overland Park said its road crews have been preparing snow plows to treat and plow whatever the storm brings.

The city said that its crews may come in as early as Friday evening to pretreat, treat or plow.

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