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Winter Storm Warning


A SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT THE REGION TODAY INTO
WEDNESDAY...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS TODAY
INTO WEDNESDAY WITH A SWATH OF HEAVY SNOW DEVELOPING TO THE NORTH
OF THE LOW TRACK. SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL DEVELOP TODAY
ACROSS NORTHEAST NEBRASKA AND WEST-CENTRAL IOWA WITH A RAIN-SNOW
MIX OVER EAST-CENTRAL NEBRASKA. A CHANGE OVER TO ALL SNOW IS
EXPECTED TONIGHT. WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN CONSIDERABLY FROM THE
NORTHWEST TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY WITH AREAS OF BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW.

IAZ043-NEZ030>034-242230-
/O.UPG.KOAX.WW.Y.0005.170124T0900Z-170125T1500Z/
/O.EXA.KOAX.WS.W.0002.170124T0900Z-170125T1500Z/
MONONA-BOONE-MADISON-STANTON-CUMING-BURT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONAWA...MAPLETON...ALBION...

ST. EDWARD...NORFOLK...STANTON...WEST POINT...WISNER...TEKAMAH...

OAKLAND...LYONS...DECATUR
234 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CST
WEDNESDAY. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW...POSSIBLY MIXED WITH SLEET...WILL BEGIN
THIS MORNING AND THEN BECOME MODERATE TO HEAVY BY THIS AFTERNOON
INTO TONIGHT. THE SNOW SHOULD GRADUALLY TAPER OFF WEDNESDAY
MORNING.

* MAIN IMPACT...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO SNOW PACKED ROADS AND 
REDUCED VISIBILITIES WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. 

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS FROM 4 TO 8 INCHES ARE
POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...NORTH OR NORTHWEST WINDS FROM 15 TO 30 MPH WILL CAUSE
CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY FROM THIS
EVENING INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD, AND
WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.
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About katcountryhub
I am a graduate of Northeast Community College with a degree in journalism. I am married to Jeff Gilliland. We have two grown children, Justin and Whitney and four grandchildren, Grayce, Grayhm, Charli and Penelope. I will be covering Lyons, Decatur, Bancroft and Rosalie and am hoping to expand my horizons as time progresses!

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