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Winter storm set to sock Kansas City

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Posted at 7:27 AM, Nov 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-25 08:27:01-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A strong winter storm with blizzard like conditions is blowing into the metro area Sunday with 4'-10" of snow expected in the city.

Strong winds and falling temperatures are ushering in the strongest winter storm to hit the area in years.

The National Weather Service issued a Blizzard warning late Saturday night.

41 Action News meteorologist Jeff Penner says a short rain or ice event will begin the winter weather in the city limits from 10:00-12:00.

The afternoon promises lots of blowing snow and falling temperatures.

Early estimates predict 4'-10" of snow in the city, much more farther north.

Many area road crews began pre-treating roadways Saturday, and plows are expected to hit the streets in full force Sunday afternoon.

Residents are encouraged to stay off the roads if possible, travelers are encouraged to check flykci.com to check flight status.