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Snow Expected Wednesday Night

A few inches could fall on the area, making for a difficult Thursday morning commute.

Snow is headed our way Wednesday. (Credit: Suzie Alvey)
Snow is headed our way Wednesday. (Credit: Suzie Alvey)
Story by Scott P. Moore

Don't put away the snow blowers just yet.

The National Weather Service is forecasting a weak snowstorm to roll over the area on Wednesday night and Thursday morning, leaving behind 2 to 4 inches in Garden City. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent.

While that seems minimal compared to the Feb. 8 blizzard, the snow will accumulate enough to cause treacherous driving conditions on the morning of Valentine's Day and add to the blizzard cleanup headache.

Unlike the last storm, winds will not create whiteout conditions but might cause moderate blowing of newly fallen snow.

The storm, part of a low-pressure system, will bring behind it a cold front that will help shift temperatures back for the end of the week, as highs will drop to the mid-30s.

A winter weather advisory, put into effect when periods of snow, sleet or freezing when will cause travel difficulties,  is in effect from 5 p.m. Wednesday until 6 a.m. Thursday.