Feb 12, 2020 1:00 PM

Prepare for possibility of slick roads

Posted Feb 12, 2020 1:00 PM

UPDATE:

A winter weather advisory is in effect until 6 p.m. Wednesday.

As of mid-day Wednesday the snowfall continued in Geary County, but Emergency Management Director Garry Berges said the temperature was allowing the snow to somewhat melt on the roadways. That left the roads with slushy conditions. "We've got a cold front coming in later on this afternoon and evening which is going to make the wet grounds become very slick. Lot of it is going to freeze so people need to be careful, especially on bridges, overpasses, or just the regular roads themselves."

Berges added motorists just need to take extra time and be extra cautious.

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Dickinson-Geary-

Including the cities of Abilene, Herington, and Junction City

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS

EVENING...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of one to two

inches with locally higher amounts, mainly during the morning.

Snow should mix with rain during the afternoon.

* WHERE...Dickinson and Geary Counties.

* WHEN...Until 6 PM CST this evening.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous

conditions could impact both the morning and evening commute.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.

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