National Weather Service issues ice storm warning for Kansas City metro

See a list of school closings here

Marc LaVoie
February 20, 2018 - 4:46 am

The National Weather Service issued an Ice Storm Warning for a large portion of the Kansas City area until 6 p.m. Tuesday.

The forecast calls for freezing rain and a slight chance for thunderstorms, with a low of about 30 degrees.

Freezing rain could occur in the early morning hours and then return in the afternoon. There is also a chance for sleet in the afternoon. Ice accumulation could reach 1/4 of an inch. 

The icy weather could lead to hazardous driving conditions, especially on bridges and elevated roadways.

See a list of weather-related closings and cancelations here.

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