2 to 4 inches of snow possible into Wednesday morning

photo by: National Weather Service in Topeka

Forecast published 3:28 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019.

Story last updated at 3:37 p.m. Tuesday

Area commuters may want to slow down Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning, as more snow and some freezing rain are expected to fall on northeast Kansas.

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a winter weather advisory for Douglas County from 3 p.m. Tuesday until 9 a.m. Wednesday.

The weather service’s latest forecast predicts Lawrence will start to see snow Tuesday afternoon, with minimal accumulation, as highs remain in the lower 30s. As temperatures drop into the mid 20s Tuesday night, two to four inches of snow are expected to fall on the area. Some freezing rain may mix in with the snow, and less than a quarter inch of ice may accumulate, the weather service said.

Wednesday morning will bring a slight chance for freezing drizzle before highs reach the mid 30s during the day. Thursday and Friday are expected to be warmer, with highs in the mid to upper 40s. Some precipitation may be in store for the weekend.

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