Winter storm expected to create hazardous road conditions in Johnson County — Here are the latest snow total predictions

The National Weather Service in Kansas City is now predicting between 6 and 8 inches of snow in much of the metro, including Johnson County. A winter storm warning has been issued, starting Tuesday evening and going through Thursday afternoon a winter storm rolls through parts of eastern Kansas and most of Missouri. Officials warn road conditions will be at their worst on Wednesday and recommend staying off the roads as much as possible. File photo.

Get ready for some major weather whiplash.

Monday went on record as the fifth warmest Jan. 31 in the Kansas City area’s annals with a high of 57 degrees, and temperatures again during the day Tuesday are expected to be well above seasonal averages.