A winter storm system emerging from the Rockie Mountains is starting to dump snow on Newton, as flurries started this morning. The system is expected to dump a mix of snow and ice throughout today and Thursday — driving conditions are expected to get dangerous.
"Slow down, please slow down," said Harvey County Sheriff T. Walton.
According to the National Weather Service, light freezing drizzle or snow is likely in the afternoon. Colder. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches is expected. Highs 25 to 30. Southeast winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
Tonight light freezing drizzle or snow is likely, mixed with and possibly mixed with freezing rain after midnight.Snow and sleet accumulation of 4 to 5 inches is possible
Thursday the forecast is for more snow in the morning with light freezing drizzle or snow in the afternoon.
Total snow accumulation is predicted at 8 to 10 inches.