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Freezing rain, sleet, & snow on New Year's Day

and last updated 2021-12-30 23:49:37-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — WEATHER HEADLINES

  • Winter Storm Watch later Friday night-Saturday night
  • Sleet, snow, and freezing rain are in the forecast
  • An Arctic Blast is likely as well

KANSAS CITY'S FORECAST

Tonight: Clear & cold with light winds. Wind: S-SW 5-10 mph Low: 30°

New Year's Eve: Increasing clouds and mild. It will stay dry through 3 AM Saturday. Wind: SW 5-15 to N 15-25 mph. High: 54°, drop to 20s by midnight

New Year's Day: Freezing rain and sleet will change to snow. The mixture will begin around 3 AM in the morning, with snow forming farther north. The freezing rain/sleet will then change to all snow with accumulations likely. 1"-4" are possible in KC with higher amounts north, lower amount south. This subject to change as it depends how much freezing rain & sleet precedes the snow. Wind: N 15-25 mph. Low: 21° High: Dropping to 7°. There will be Below zero wind chill values

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