"At this time, the transition - both timing and location - from rain to snow/freezing rain/sleet is hard to forecast, but early models indicate that some areas in OH could see up to 12 inches of snow - while other areas across the state could see up to 0.25 inches of ice accumulation", Bailey said. The southern counties could see about half an inch of snow. As the low spreads moisture into the cold air across the OH rain will change to a rain, sleet and snow mix.
KYTC said pre-treating highways with brine will be ineffective due to expected rainfall prior to the wintry mix.
The latest forecast calls for up to an inch of snow in northeast Arkansas with lesser amounts to the south and west.
A strong cold front had moved into the Topeka area early Wednesday, dropping temperatures 22 degrees in three hours - from 45 degrees at 4:53 a.m.to 23 degrees at 7:53 a.m.