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Lawrence area could see snow Saturday into Sunday

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The Lawrence and Douglas County area could see a few inches of snow accumulation Saturday into Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.

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Snow could begin around 9 a.m. Saturday and continue through 3 a.m. Sunday, according to the NWS. Lawrence is likely to see rain and snow between 2 and 4 p.m., continuing into Saturday night.

The forecast shows temperatures could hit a high of 36° Saturday, and the area could see a low of around 25° overnight Saturday into Sunday morning.

Total snow accumulations could range from 1 to 5 inches but likely will be around 2 to 3 inches, according to the NWS forecast as of Friday afternoon.

Road conditions will likely be slippery, and NWS encourages folks not to travel if they don’t need to.

Sunday is expected to be sunny and mostly clear with a high around 39°, according to NWS.

Severe weather resources

National Weather Service local office (Topeka):
 Find the latest weather forecast info and severe weather advisories for the Lawrence area at this link.

 Call 785-234-2592 to hear the forecast.

The NWS is also on Twitter, @NWSTopeka, and Facebook, facebook.com/NWSTopeka.

Douglas County Emergency Management:
Follow @DgCoEM on Twitter or Douglas County, KS- Emergency Management on Facebook, facebook.com/dgcoem.

Sign up to receive emergency alerts at dgcoks.org/emalerts.

Find lots of tips on severe weather and other emergency preparedness on DgCoEM’s website at douglascountyks.org/emergency-management.

Report storm damage (for non-emergencies only, and after storm danger has passed) via this form.

Evergy outages:
Check the status of power outages on the Evergy outage map, outagemap.evergy.com.

Report a power outage at evergy.com/report-outage, or call 800-544-4857.

City of Lawrence snow info:
The city has snow information and a map at lawrenceks.org/snow that shows information about road conditions and snow plow locations. The city typically begins snow and ice control for residential roadways when 2 or more inches of snowfall or icing occurs.

Air quality:
Check the current air quality index in Lawrence and elsewhere through AirNow, airnow.gov.

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