A fast moving winter storm descended on the Kansas City region Wednesday, bringing snow and slick roads.
Kansas City was not likely to see more than 3 inches of snow, but by afternoon reports of minor accidents and highway lane closures were rolling in.
Kansas City Police Chief Darryl Forté urged drivers to be cautious as accidents were being reported “all over the city.”
The area expected to receive the most snow is northwest Missouri, where up to 4 inches is likely.
The highest snow amounts were likely to fall north of Interstate 70.
A winter weather advisory for the Kansas City area for snow and blowing snow remains in effect until 6 p.m.
Some school districts have announced early dismissals and have canceled evening activities.
Snow is expected to fall through the afternoon.
The National Weather Service urged people in the Kansas City region to use extra caution while driving.
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