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Blizzard for Oklahoma City, Wichita, Kansas City Monday

Another significant snowstorm will affect cities and towns from the Plains to the Great Lakes early next week, producing blizzard conditions from Oklahoma through Missouri.

This blizzard is following a storm which just dumped a whopping 14.2 inches of snow on Wichita and 11.0 inches on Kansas City.

After dropping 3-6 inches of snow on Denver tonight and Sunday, the storm will cause heavy snow to develop late Sunday night from the Oklahoma Panhandle through Dodge City and Wichita, Kan. to Grand Island, Neb.

Snow will quickly increase in intensity on Monday with snowfall rates of 2 inches per hour occurring from Enid, Okla., through Wichita and Topeka, Kan, and even to near Kansas City, Mo., by the end of the day.

As this storm strengthens, blizzard conditions will develop Monday as well along a corridor from Oklahoma City through Kansas City.

Wind gusts to 50 mph will create dangerous travel conditions along Interstates 70, 35, and 44 with significant blowing and drifting along with near zero visibility.

Blizzard conditions will expand north and eastward into Monday night through much of northern and central Missouri along with northeastern Oklahoma.

The heaviest snowfall accumulations which will approach a foot will fall along a corridor from north-central Oklahoma through much of central and eastern Kansas and northern Missouri.

This zone of heaviest snow includes the cities of Wichita, Topeka, and Kansas City.

Snowfall amounts which could approach half a foot will be common for Oklahoma City, Dodge City, Jefferson City and even Omaha.

Accumulating snow will expand farther north and east into the Great Lakes on Tuesday, bringing several inches of accumulation for the cities of Chicago, Milwaukee, Grand Rapids, and even Detroit.

Check back with as we continue to monitor the impending blizzard. We will have expert videos and analysis throughout the weekend into early next week on our video page.