Measurable snow expected in Lawrence this week

photo by: Nick Krug

A University of Kansas student makes the trek up to campus past a line of trees near Robinson Gymnasium in this file photo from Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014.

The Lawrence area may see up to 3 inches of snow to go with winterlike temperatures this week.

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a winter weather advisory for Douglas County from 9 p.m. Tuesday until 10 p.m. Wednesday.

The weather service predicts drizzle Tuesday evening could turn to freezing drizzle overnight, with near steady temperatures in the low 30s.

Rain and possibly freezing rain is expected Wednesday morning, with snow in the afternoon and evening. One to 2 inches of snow is possible Wednesday during the day, with another inch possible in the evening. Ice accumulation of less than a quarter inch will also be possible. Temperatures should remain in the lower 30s during the day before dipping into the lower 20s Wednesday night.

The weather service expects a warmer Thursday, with sunny skies and highs in the upper 30s.


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