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Snow, wind gusts and frigid wind chills expected
January 1, 2014
The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a winter weather advisory from noon to midnight today with two to four inches of snow expected in Douglas County.
Sub-zero temperatures expected in Lawrence on Monday
December 22, 2013
The National Weather Service is forecasting a low of -4 degrees Monday in the Lawrence area.
Lawrence relatively free of weather troubles; several accidents reported on I-70
December 22, 2013
With about 5 inches of snow on the ground, the city and county saw few weather-related accidents overnight Saturday into Sunday morning. However, several crashes were reported on I-70 between Topeka and Lawrence in the past 24 hours. By Ben Unglesbee
Winter storm arrives; six inches of snow predicted
01:35 p.m., December 21, 2013 Updated 07:38 p.m.
A winter storm dumped a layer of ice, sleet and snow across eastern Kansas Saturday, prompting numerous accidents along Interstate 70 and Kansas Highway 10 between Kansas City, Lawrence and Topeka.
Sleet, rain and snow expected in Douglas County this weekend
December 20, 2013
A meteorologist with the National Weather Service said Douglas County could accumulate an average of seven inches of snow during Saturday’s storm.
Winter storm warning in effect for Douglas County this weekend
December 20, 2013
The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning forecasting a mix of sleet, freezing rain and snow beginning Saturday morning through Sunday morning.
Freezing rain advisory issued for Douglas County
December 19, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a freezing rain advisory from midnight tonight through 9 a.m. Friday. It has also issued a winter storm watch for Friday night into Saturday night.
Winter weather advisory issued for freezing rain tonight
December 13, 2013
Drivers should be cautious of slippery roads and delays due to periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain. Total snow and ice accumulations are estimated to be less than a tenth of an inch during this time.
City’s advice to motorists on slick streets: Slow down
07:55 a.m., December 13, 2013 Updated 03:54 p.m.
By 7:30 a.m. Douglas County dispatchers reported responding to multiple non-injury accidents, particularly along Kansas Highway 10 near Eudora and U.S. Highway 59 south of Lawrence. Dispatchers confirmed reports of slick roadways.
Rain, snow expected Friday
December 12, 2013
Road crews in Lawrence have pre-treated roadways for possible precipitation Friday.
Road conditions back to normal, winter weather advisory for county canceled
November 22, 2013
Most road conditions in Topeka, Lawrence and Kansas City were back to normal after Kansas Department of Transportation crews treated roadways overnight and precipitation moved out of the area before sunrise.
City treating streets ahead of mix of sleet and snow
November 21, 2013
Lawrence public works crews are treating roads ahead of tonight’s expected wintry mix of sleet and snow.
Wind advisory issued for Lawrence area
November 17, 2013
The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory for much of eastern Kansas, warning that gusts in the area may reach 45 mph.
Natives of Philippines concerned for relatives in typhoon’s path
November 13, 2013
Since late last week, natives of the area hit by Typhoon Haiyan have been glued to news of what’s happening in their homeland and anxiously awaiting word on loved ones. “I hope they’re safe,” Ray Arnado said of yet unaccounted for relatives. “I’m just praying.” By Sara Shepherd
Weather statement issued for Douglas, Franklin counties
November 1, 2013
The National Weather Service has issued a severe weather statement for Douglas County.