GOODLAND A sudden switch in weather conditions is in the forecast for much of western Kansas as wintry weather heads for the state.
The National Weather Service has posted a blizzard warning from 1 a.m. to 7 p.m. Central time today for the far northwest and central-west. Forecasters say communities including St. Francis, Goodland, Sharon Springs and Tribune could get 3 to 5 inches of snow, with higher amounts in some places.
Travel is likely to be treacherous, with winds of 25 to 35 mph gusting up to 50 mph.
Snow is also possible today for much of southwestern and central Kansas. Predictions range from 1 to 4 inches of snow across the region.