Here is the AccuWeather radar as of 8:40pm:
|Newton is the northern oval and Arkansas City the southern oval.|
Newton, KS (on I-135 one county north of Wichita) has 17 inches of snow and it is still snowing. Meanwhile, Arkansas City has 1″. That is a variation of 16 inches in 60 miles — and the type of extreme variation that drives meteorologists crazy trying to forecast. There are reports from central Kansas, between Wichita and Hays, of drifts 4 ft. deep. Travel extremely hazardous.
Here is the additional snow predicted to fall from 7pm this evening to noon tomorrow.
Pink = winter storm warning. Blue = winter weather advisory. Hunter green = winter storm watch.
The region is suffering extreme cold. Wichita’s temperature is 3°F with an AccuWeather Real Feel temperature of -21°. Travel is discouraged in these areas!