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A powerful storm system emerged over the Central Plains states late Saturday night into Sunday spreading snow, very strong northwest winds and much colder air to the region. Blizzard conditions become widespread across much of central and northeast Kansas on Sunday Nov 25th with wind gusts over 60 mph and snowfall accumulations exceeding 6 inches across portions of central Kansas. A handful of locations in northeast Kansas received over a foot of snow.

Assuming blizzard criteria is heavy snow, visibility one-quarter mile or less, and sustained winds 35+ mph, yesterday's blizzard was only Salina's 4th since 1990. It was Russell's 8th.


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