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As we know living in Kansas the weather is always changing. The forecast regarding the ice will depend on the area but may be heavier. We are still looking at 1" - 2" of snow depending on which part of the county you are in.
Please be careful if you have to be out on the streets and roadways tonight and for the next couple of days. Below are some driving tips during wintry conditions from our partners at the National Weather Service in Wichita.
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As we know living in Kansas the weather is always changing. The forecast regarding the ice will depend on the area but may be heavier. We are still looking at 1 - 2 of snow depending on which part of the county you are in. 
Please be careful if you have to be out on the streets and roadways tonight and for the next couple of days. Below are some driving tips during wintry conditions from our partners at the National Weather Service in Wichita.

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Snow will be nice, but real rainfall of 1-2” would be much nicer!

Forecast for tonight and tomorrow (2/21 & 22).
Prepare now and give yourself extra time if you must go out.
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Forecast for tonight and tomorrow (2/21 & 22).
Prepare now and give yourself extra time if you must go out.

11 hours ago

Harvey County Health Department

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12 hours ago

Harvey County Health Department

Today is a good day to get prepared for more winter weather! Don't forget supplies for your car too!Snow is expected to develop late this afternoon near the Oklahoma border and spread north this evening. The snow will change to a wintry mix with sleet and freezing rain during the night. One to two inches of snow and sleet are forecast. The majority of the snow and sleet should occur west of the Kansas Turnpike before midnight, but will linger past midnight along the I-35 and I-70 corridors. The highest amounts are expected in a swath from near Salina to Hutchinson to Harper. Allow extra time for your Thursday morning commute. ... See moreSee less

Today is a good day to get prepared for more winter weather!  Dont forget supplies for your car too!

12 hours ago

Harvey County Health Department

Postponed...

Severe Weather Awareness/Storm Spotter WorkshopFebruary 22, 2018, 6:30pmSanta Fe Middle School, Lindley Hall, 700 Block of North PoplarThe Wichita National Weather Service will be conducting our annual Storm Spotter Training session for 2018. Attendees will learn the basics of thunderstorm development, storm structure, the features to look for and where to find them. What, when and how to report information as well as basic severe weather safety are also covered. The session is a multi-media presentation, which include detailed videos. This Severe Weather Workshop typically takes 1 ½ to 2 hours to conduct. There is an intermission with refreshments provided. All Storm Spotters and the general public are cordially invited to attend, If you have any questions, feel free to call our office at 316-284-6910.
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Severe Weather Awareness/Storm Spotter Workshop

13 hours ago

Harvey County

Our Severe Weather Awareness workshop scheduled for Thursday is getting postponed ... because of the weather. It will be rescheduled at a later date. Stay alert of the weather forecast the next couple days, and give yourself some extra time to get where you're going if you need to be out.

Severe Weather Awareness/Storm Spotter WorkshopFebruary 22, 2018, 6:30pmSanta Fe Middle School, Lindley Hall, 700 Block of North PoplarThe Wichita National Weather Service will be conducting our annual Storm Spotter Training session for 2018. Attendees will learn the basics of thunderstorm development, storm structure, the features to look for and where to find them. What, when and how to report information as well as basic severe weather safety are also covered. The session is a multi-media presentation, which include detailed videos. This Severe Weather Workshop typically takes 1 ½ to 2 hours to conduct. There is an intermission with refreshments provided. All Storm Spotters and the general public are cordially invited to attend, If you have any questions, feel free to call our office at 316-284-6910.
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Severe Weather Awareness/Storm Spotter Workshop

16 hours ago

Harvey County Emergency Management

We are expecting another round of ice beginning this evening through tomorrow. Driving will be hazardous, so please allow extra time to get where you are going safely.A wintry mix is expected to develop across the area this evening, with a transition during the night to predominately freezing rain and freezing drizzle. The greatest ice accumulations are expected across southeast Kansas, where amounts around two tenths of an inch are forecast. Allow extra time for your Thursday morning commute. ... See moreSee less

We are expecting another round of ice beginning this evening through tomorrow. Driving will be hazardous, so please allow extra time to get where you are going safely.

16 hours ago

Harvey County Emergency Management

We could received up to 2" inches in parts of the county. Prepare ahead of time if you have to be out in the weather or driving.Snow is expected to develop late this afternoon near the Oklahoma border and spread north this evening. The snow will change to a wintry mix with sleet and freezing rain during the night. One to two inches of snow and sleet are forecast. The majority of the snow and sleet should occur west of the Kansas Turnpike before midnight, but will linger past midnight along the I-35 and I-70 corridors. The highest amounts are expected in a swath from near Salina to Hutchinson to Harper. Allow extra time for your Thursday morning commute. ... See moreSee less

We could received up to 2 inches in parts of the county. Prepare ahead of time if you have to be out in the weather or driving.

 

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1 day ago

Harvey County Communications

Congrats Chief!Congratulations, Chief Schroeder for your Medal of Valor in your response to the Excel Industries gunman. KSN TV ... See moreSee less

Congrats Chief!

1 day ago

Harvey County

As of this afternoon, all of our services and functions are restored after the recent cyberattack. Our departments have been mostly operational since the incident, but today the final few operations we were reinstating were up and running like normal. That said, we know we need to keep looking at ways to make our network security stronger. We are, and we will. Thanks again for being patient with us the past two weeks. ... See moreSee less

 

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Harvey County Health Department is open on this cold winter's day. Come by to warm up, get a flu vaccine - if you haven't already, and enjoy a smile from the staff!

215 S. Pine Street, 2nd floor, Newton
316-283-1637
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2 days ago

Harvey County Communications

Drive safe out there today!An area of freezing rain and sleet moving northeast will overspread parts of south central Kansas through 7 AM. Untreated roads will become slick, so allow extra time for the morning commute. Visibility may be reduced to near zero at times due to the freezing drizzle and fog. ... See moreSee less

Drive safe out there today!

Presidents' Day is here! Health Department and many other county offices are closed today, February 19. ... See moreSee less

4 days ago

Harvey County Communications

Extreme fire danger is forecast across central Kansas and into the Flint Hills today, with very high fire danger over the remainder of the area. Avoid all outdoor burning today. ... See moreSee less

5 days ago

Harvey County

Reminder: The Harvey County Courthouse is closed Monday in observance of Presidents Day. We will open back up at 8 a.m. Tuesday, including the weekly Harvey County Commission meeting at 9 a.m. ... See moreSee less

Health Department and many other county offices will be closed on Monday, February 19.

We'll open again by 8:00AM on Tuesday, February 20.
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Harvey County returns to standard operations

2018/02/20

Harvey County's public services have been restored to full operation...

An update of services available after the cyberattack

2018/02/9

Monday, Feb. 12 update: The Harvey County Treasurer's Office is...

Answering questions regarding the cyberattack

2018/02/7

A cyberattack to the Harvey County computer network has hindered...

Harvey County recovering from cyberattack

2018/02/7

The Harvey County computer network was the victim of a...

Facilities to resume full operations Feb 6

2018/02/5

The Harvey County Courthouse and all its facilities will resume...

Courthouse to close Feb 5 due to network outage

2018/02/5

The Harvey County Courthouse will be closed on Monday, Feb...

Planning board, commission discuss updating land divisions

2018/01/10

A potential change in how properties can be divided was...

Harvey County unveils social media accounts

2018/01/4

Harvey County is excited to announce the publishing of organization-wide...

Free vaccine available before influenza season peaks

2018/01/2

According to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, the...

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