Inclement weather prompted area schools to close on Friday, including Barton County schools and Barton Community College.
Other area schools announcing closing or two-hour delays Friday. Some small businesses and senior centers also closed.
The college announced that the opening reception for the Jee Hwang Exhibit at the Shafer Art Gallery set for Friday had been canceled.
The Great Bend Kiwanis club announced that the Barton County Spelling Bee, set for Saturday morning at Great Bend High School, had also been canceled because, with the school closed, sponsors were not able to set up.
Great Bend Public Library has also canceled its Life-Size Candy Land activity that was set for Saturday morning.
By Friday afternoon, the National Weather Service reported the freezing rain had ended across the region, although some roadways could remain slick for travel with temperatures hovering close to the freezing mark.
The weather is expected to be sunny on Sunday, with highs mostly in the lower 40s and light north-northwest winds. Sunday night should be mostly clear with lows near 13.
Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, is expected to be sunny with highs mainly in the middle 30s; Monday night should be mostly clear with lows around 20.
Tuesday: Partly sunny, with highs mainly in the middle 40s; Tuesday night: mostly cloudy, with lows mainly in the lower 30s.
Another frontal system will be coming through the region Wednesday and Thursday that could produce another round of wintry weather.
More forecasts from the National Weather Service:
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with lows mainly in the upper 20s. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 21 mph becoming northwest 9 to 12 mph. Winds could gust as high as 26 mph.
Saturday: Sunny, with highs mostly in the lower 40s. North northwest wind between 6 and 9 mph becoming calm.
Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with lows mainly in the lower 20s. West wind between 3 and 6 mph.