Freezing rain causing slick conditions across KVOE listening area

Weather forecasters say communities around Metro Detroit probably won't see as much snow on Sunday as they did Friday but it's still too early to put those shovels away.

Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for all of Central Indiana late tonight through early Sunday afternoon.

"Between 0.05" to 0.10" of ice accumulation is expected of much of the area - areas in the southern third of central in could see a little less. Light freezing rain overnight to midday Sunday.

"We are looking to see a little more precipitation getting in here for the spring", said Michael Charnick, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Grand Junction. Emporia, most of southern and southeastern Lyon County and almost all of Coffey County will likely see the lightest snow amounts according to the NWS.

"Widespread accumulations during this period look to be on the order or at least a few inches", the weather service said. Three rollover crashes and at least one pedestrian accident was reported late Saturday night due to freezing rain and sleet. Winds will mainly be out of the west causing some blowing a drifting snow to cover north-south roads.

Freezing rain causing slick conditions across KVOE listening area
Freezing rain causing slick conditions across KVOE listening area

Accumulations of 1 to 3 inches is possible across central Kansas. It and St. Valentine's Day, Wednesday, will have higher temperatures with more sunshine.

Today - Occasional flurries before 1pm, then a chance of snow after 2pm. Highs will only be in the low 20s.

About seven and more inches of snow fell in Chicago on Friday, forcing the cancellation of classes.

Cloud cover will hang around throughout our Sunday morning, but the sky will gradually clear that afternoon.

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