These storms may be capable of at least small hail, as well as cloud to ground lightning. While confidence is still low in specific amounts and locations, latest indications suggest that at least a couple inches of snow accumulation will be possible northwest of the Cedar Rapids, to Dubuque Iowa areas. High winds may cause blow over of high profile vehicles.
Additional severe weather risk is expected from early Friday afternoon through early evening across the eastern third of Kansas with the possibility of severe thunderstorms, 1-2 inch hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes.
To keep updated on all current weather conditions, go to www.ksnt.com/weather or download the KSNT Storm Track Weather app. As the snow falls, wind gusts over 50 miles per hour will create blizzard conditions across Northwest Kansas.
Friday evening snow showers are likely, mainly before midnight.
"Accumulating snow is possible Saturday night into Sunday".
The early forecast indicates a 40 percent chance of rain and snow Tuesday night into Wednesday where temperatures will remain in the mid 40s. A potent cold front is on the move and that is associated with a strong low pressure center that will bring thunderstorms today with snow by tonight.
The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning from 10 p.m. Friday to 7 p.m. Saturday for a significant portion of the Norfolk Daily News coverage area, including the counties of Cedar, Boone, Pierce, Wayne and Madison.
There are more chances for light snow in the city through the day with up to an inch on the south side of the metro area.
On Sunday, forecasts call for sunny skies and temperatures near 40.
Blizzard warnings stretched from northern Kansas across most of Nebraska and South Dakota into southwestern Minnesota and northeastern Iowa, with winter storm warnings and watches covering most of the rest of Minnesota, Wisconsin and MI.