The precipitation is expected to arrive by Saturday afternoon or evening and perhaps continue into Sunday afternoon, National Weather Service forecasters said. Several inches of snow will be possible for these areas.
The rain is expected to change over to snow Friday evening, with the greatest potential for accumulating snow in the Kansas City area Friday night through Saturday morning, according to the weather service. "Temperatures will be close to freezing and that will help with road treatments and being able to melt snow". If you have travel planned, you may want to adjust your travel time to avoid the storm.
A Winter Weather Advisory means snow could cause travel difficulties. Highs will be in the upper 30s-low 40s. With highs in the mid 30s, wind chills will be in the 20s thanks to a north wind that could gust as high as 20 miles per hour. Weather during the game will be in the 30s and wind chills in the 20s with light snow or flurries at least for the beginning of the game although it won't be heavy. Highs in the mid 30s.
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The storm will move through the Plains on Friday, and spread snow into the area on Saturday.
There is high confidence the event will occur and there is moderate confidence regarding snow and ice amounts as well as impacts.