New Year's Eve Snow Blankets Area
KSAL Staff - Mon 08:02 PM 12/31/2012
Snow blanketed a large portion of Kansas to ring in the New Year.
Snow that began falling New Year's Eve steadily accumulated throughout the day. It made for icy roads and dangerous driving conditions.
According to the National Weather Service, the heaviest snow fell in Southwest Kansas.
Snowfall amounts as of late Monday afternoon:
Richfield (Morton County) 10 inches
Garden City 8.5 inches
Osborne 8 inches
Concordia 7 inches
Hays 5 inches
Minneapolis 5 inches
Russell 4.5 inches
Great Bend 4.3 inches
Salina 4.1 inches
The falling snow that began early New Year's Eve was expected to taper off overnight, and be out of the area by late New Year's morning.