Winter Weather Advisories for the Southern Tier

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Friday morning might be slick as well, with a few lingering snow showers to the south, and leftover snow on the ground from Thursday.

Winter weather advisories remained in effect Thursday from central Texas to northern MI with scattered to widespread snow, sleet and freezing rain in the forecast.

Winter driving skills could be useful Friday morning in southern Wisconsin, as another round of mixed precipitation comes to the region late Thursday night.

Temperatures will warm back up into the upper 70s this afternoon with another windy day as southerly winds gust upwards of 25 to 30 miles per hour at times.

Motorists should also be prepared for limited visibilities at times, the weather service said. The clearing will start to our west and gradually move eastward during the latter half of the day.

Clouds will increase this evening as the next round of snow is set to move in from the southwest after midnight tonight.

Other than some leftover precipitation Saturday evening we're dry overnight through Tuesday with highs warming back up on the 50s. The National Weather Service estimates Wichita will get.13 inches of ice accumulation and less than an inch of snow accumulation overnight.

"The [Thursday} afternoon commute will be impacted, especially south of I-94", the weather service said. Kansas City Public Schools will be one of the only metro schools in session.

The highest elevations of the Sierra Nevada could see as much as 3 to 4 inches of new snow during storm passage.

With about three-fourths of the state of Kansas City under a winter weather advisory, Gov. Jeff Colyer ordered the closure of state government through Thursday for nonessential employees in Shawnee County.

Temperatures are above freezing and will remain above freezing for this entire event so no wintry precipitation is anticipated. Total wet snow and sleet accumulations of up to an inch are expected, along with a light glaze of ice.