Heavy snow causes partial closure of interstate in Kansas

February 25, 2020 - 11:36 am

Heavy snowfall is causing traffic disruptions in parts of central and north central Kansas. The highway patrol reports one person died in a multi-vehicle crash south of Lindsborg early Tuesday. State transportation officials closed westbound Interstate 70 between Salina and Kansas 14 for several hours to respond to accidents near the Saline and McPherson county line. The highway was reopened about 11 a.m. Other highways in north central Kansas were snow and ice covered. The National Weather Service reported snowfall amounts of up to 9 inches near Sylvan Grove and Agra. The weather service has issued a weather storm warning for several counties until 6 p.m. 

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