It's expected to reach New England, where temperatures could reach record highs.
The Dickinson County7 Historical Society fundraiser consignment auction is scheduled to start at 9:30. Damaging winds will also be possible over far southeast Iowa, northeast Missouri and west central IL.
A Wind Advisory is in effect for portions of central and east central Kansas through 7 p.m. Friday with wind gusts of 40 to 50 miles per hour expected.Current weather forecasts predict blizzard conditions in much of Northwest Kansas Friday through Saturday.More news: School districts prioritizing employee health by offering worksite clinics
Travel is not recommended as conditions will range from very unsafe to impossible with downed tree branches are possible, too.
Damage to power lines may occur. There is a blinding whiteout caused by the blowing snow.
Kansas Division of Emergency Management officials are urging Kansans to avoid travel if possible. If you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. You may also call 5-1-1 from any phone.More news: Netflix (NFLX) Receives $257.56 Average PT from Analysts
The latest road conditions for the state can be obtained by calling 511.
Blizzard warnings cover most of Nebraska's midsection, from Kansas north to South Dakota. Some of the cities included in the warning are: Bellaire, Smith Center, Kensington, Osborne, Downs, Greeley, Spalding, Scotia, Wolbach, Fullerton, Genoa, St. Libory, Central City, Stromsburg, Osceola, Shelby, Polk, Grand Island, Aurora, York, Hastings, Sutton, Harvard, Clay Center, Edgar, Fairfield, Geneva, Exeter, Fairmont, Inavale, Red Cloud, Blue Hill, Rosemont, Bladen, Bostwick, Superior and Nelson. Our next precip. chances arrive Tuesday night into Wednesday with a wintry mix of rain and snow possible as another system moves through the region.More news: Kentucky schools close as teachers rally against governor