(WICHITA, Kan.) — A winter weather system is marching into Kansas, bringing the first significant snows of the season to western parts of the state.
The Kansas Department of Transportation's website does not report any road closures although drivers are urged to use caution.
The National Weather Service has issued blizzard warnings and winter weather advisories for western Kansas. Strong, gusty winds coupled with snow are expected to make driving conditions dangerous.
Storm Team 12 forecasts up to 4 inches of snow in some parts of Kansas, with some locations picking up larger amounts. Precipitation in central and eastern Kansas will begin as rain and mix with snow as the day progresses.
In Colorado, snow closed dozens of schools and brought blizzard conditions to Denver and the Front Range.
Denver International Airport reported about 40 cancellations, but spokeswoman Jenny Schiavone said the weather was causing no significant impacts to flight arrivals or departures as of 8 a.m. Passengers need to check with their airline before heading to the airport.