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National Weather Service Issues Wintery Advisory For Thanksgiving Weekend

Sean Sandefur
KMUW, File Photo

The city of Wichita is preparing for some iffy weather coming up just in time for the Thanksgiving holidays.

It all starts with drizzle and rain as a cold front drops into south central Kansas. Rain is expected to turn to sleet and freezing rain through Friday.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter advisory. The worst of the system is expected to reach the Flint Hills by Friday morning. An accumulation of a quarter of an inch of ice is possible.

The Wichita Public Works Department is standing by with 61 plows equipped with sand and salt spreaders.

Pretreatment will not be possible because of the rain so the city will begin treating the roads beginning with the bridges after the rain.


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