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Winter storm warning issued for Thursday in Kansas City

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Posted at 3:20 PM, Mar 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-09 06:19:07-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the Kansas City region.

The warning goes into effect at 9 p.m. Wednesday and continues through Friday morning at 6 a.m. with snow accumulations of five to seven inches possible, according to the National Weather Service.

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Snowfall could be heavy at times.

“Travel could be difficult. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute,” the National Weather Service said in announcing the warning.

The snow is expected to start during the early morning hours on Thursday and continue throughout the day.

Temperatures will hover in the low 20s most of Thursday, according to the KSHB 41 Weather Team forecast.