Heavy spring storms hit Kansas overnight, with snow and high winds reported in far western areas of the state. The National Weather Service issued a blizzard warning for much of northwest Kansas this morning (FRI). The Kansas Department of Transportation's 511 information hotline was reporting many road closures because of the weather:
I-70 was reopened about noon. Snow accumulations of up to 5 inches were reported in that area, with winds reported up to 50 miles per hour.