A weak, quick-moving disturbance will bring light snow to the area Friday afternoon into the evening hours.
With temperatures Friday afternoon struggling to rise into the mid-30s, the light snow will generally make the roads wet. However, there can be slippery spots. A coating to an inch is possible on grassy surfaces.
Temperatures will fall just below freezing Friday night as the light snow ends early in the evening. Any untreated roads could become icy.
Any icy conditions will not linger long into the weekend as temperatures will rise into the 40s for Saturday and into the mid-50s for Sunday as warmer air moves into the region.
The mild period will continue into next week as temperatures reach the lower 60s before a cold front brings temperatures to the upper 30s for midweek.
Travel hazards, delays and disruptions associated with rain, ice and snow will continue over the Central states through the balance of the Thanksgiving weekend.
The current reprieve from heavy rain across southern India will not last long with the threat for flooding downpours set to return for the final days of November.
Sandra has weakened to a tropical storm but remains on track to make landfall in western Mexico with flooding rainfall on Saturday.
Heavy thunderstorms will continue to shift northward across central South America with the greatest threat for flooding focusing on northeastern Argentina and eastern Paraguay into Saturday morning.
Several days of heavy rain will bring the potential for significant flooding from the southern Plains to the middle Mississippi Valley into early next week.
Snow and ice storms have taken aim at the Central U.S. this week, while record-setting Sandra strengthened into a major hurricane south of Mexico.
Lake Superior (1960)
A severe lake storm along the north shore of Lake Superior: waves 20-40 feet high, wind gust to 73 mph. Floods and waves caused structural damage.
Goodland, KS (1983)
19 inches of snow on the ground with drifts of up to 8 feet.
Sixty cities tied or established new record high temperatures for the date.