Tonganoxie included in winter storm warnings; up to 10 inches of snow

Tonganoxie Public Works trucks clear Fourth Street during one of the two recent snowstorms. Crews used 60 tons of salt and sand to combat the two snowstorms. Enlarge photo

February 3, 2014

The Tonganoxie area could receive between 6 and 10 inches of snow Tuesday and early Wednesday.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for northeast and north central Kansas, including Douglas and Jefferson counties, effective midnight tonight and ending 6 a.m. Wednesday.

Heavy snow and blowing snow are expected. Snow accumulations are expected between 6 and 10 inches, with up to 12 inches possible.

Another storm warning, which includes Leavenworth, Wyandotte and Johnson counties, is in effect from 6 a.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Heaviest snowfall is expected between late Tuesday morning and Tuesday evening.

Snow accumulations are expected between 6 and 9 inches, with heaviest amounts expected along and north of Interstate 70.

Check back for more weather information, including any school cancellations that might be announced.

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