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Winter Storm Watch


Snow and blowing snow likely from Wednesday evening through Thursday morning…

.Rain will change to snow on Wednesday evening through Wednesday night, with accumulating snow expected through Thursday morning. Strong northwest winds will create blowing and drifting snow, with reduced visibilities. The winds will combine with plunging temperatures to cause wind chills to drop to the teens below zero. Additionally, the plunging temperatures may cause wet surfaces to freeze quickly, leaving a layer of ice beneath the snow.

…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING…

* WHAT…Snow and blowing snow likely. Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the morning commute on Thursday. Tree branches could fall, as well. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, with isolated higher amounts, are possible.

* WHERE…Portions of east central, northeast and southeast Nebraska and west central Iowa.

* WHEN…From Wednesday evening through Thursday morning.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Significant reductions in visibility are possible. Cold wind chills as low as 15 below zero will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin. Rapidly falling temperatures on Wednesday night may cause wet surfaces to freeze quickly, leaving a layer of ice beneath the snow.

A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet, or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

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Winter Weather Advisory


Winter Weather Advisory in effect until 6 PM CST this
evening... 
... Winter Storm Warning is cancelled... 

The National Weather Service in Omaha/valley has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow, which is in effect 
until 6 PM CST this evening. The Winter Storm Warning has been 
cancelled. 

* Timing... light snow will continue to taper off this afternoon.

* Snow accumulations... additional snow accumulations this
  afternoon will be mainly less than two inches.

* Impact... reduced visibilities due to blowing snow will make
  travel difficult. 

Precautionary/preparedness actions... 

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
periods of snow with blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use extra caution while driving.

Schools are Closing!


Bancroft-Rosalie and Oakland-Craig Schools have closed for tomorrow due to a strong snow storm.

Most likely more schools will follow.

It is wicked outside! And yesterday was glorious. It is Nebraska folks!

Winter Weather Advisory


.A WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT THE REGION TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...

.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO TRACK EASTWARD ACROSS THE
CENTRAL PLAINS TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. SNOW SHOULD OCCUR NORTH OF
THE TRACK OF THE LOW. SNOW AMOUNTS COULD BE HEAVY. ALSO...WINDS
ARE EXPECTED TO BE STRONG ENOUGH TO PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW.

IAZ043-NEZ030>034-042>044-050-240530-
/O.NEW.KOAX.WW.Y.0005.170124T0900Z-170125T1500Z/
MONONA-BOONE-MADISON-STANTON-CUMING-BURT-PLATTE-COLFAX-DODGE-
BUTLER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONAWA...MAPLETON...ALBION...

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

OAKLAND...LYONS...DECATUR...COLUMBUS...SCHUYLER...FREMONT...

DAVID CITY
330 PM CST MON JAN 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TUESDAY TO 9 AM
CST WEDNESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM 3 AM TUESDAY TO 9 AM CST WEDNESDAY.

* TIMING...LIGHT SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE TONIGHT OR TUESDAY MORNING
AND THEN BECOME MODERATE OR POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES TUESDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. 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 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE
POSSIBLE.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
MODERATE SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED. VISIBILITIES WILL ALSO 
BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

USE EXTRA CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING.

Winter Weather Advisory


..MIXED WINTRY PRECIPITATION FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY, THEN SHARPLY
COLDER...

.A STRONG WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BRING A MIX OF FREEZING DRIZZLE AND
SNOW TO THE AREA FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY. THEN SHARPLY COLDER
TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED SATURDAY INTO SUNDAY. LIGHT ICING
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY, ALONG WITH 1 TO 5 INCHES OF
SNOW THROUGH SATURDAY. SOME BLOWING SNOW COULD ALSO DEVELOP WITH
REDUCED VISIBILITY, THEN WIND CHILLS DROP TO 15 TO 30 BELOW ZERO
SATURDAY INTO EARLY SUNDAY.


MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-THURSTON-CUMING-BURT-PLATTE-
COLFAX-DODGE-WASHINGTON-BUTLER-SAUNDERS-DOUGLAS-SARPY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONAWA...MAPLETON...MISSOURI VALLEY...

WOODBINE...LOGAN...DUNLAP...HARLAN...COUNCIL BLUFFS...PENDER...

MACY...WALTHILL...WINNEBAGO...WEST POINT...WISNER...TEKAMAH...

OAKLAND...LYONS...DECATUR...COLUMBUS...SCHUYLER...FREMONT...

BLAIR...DAVID CITY...WAHOO...ASHLAND...YUTAN...OMAHA...BELLEVUE...

PAPILLION...LA VISTA
346 PM CST THU DEC 15 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM FRIDAY TO NOON CST
SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING DRIZZLE AND SNOW...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM 9 AM FRIDAY TO NOON CST SATURDAY.

* TIMING...DRIZZLE DEVELOPS FRIDAY MORNING AND CONTINUES THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING. SOME SLEET COULD ALSO OCCUR. DRIZZLE CHANGES
OVER TO SNOW LATE FRIDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUES THROUGH MIDDAY
SATURDAY.

* MAIN IMPACT...SURFACE TEMPERATURES WILL BE BELOW FREEZING, THUS
LIGHT ICING ACCUMULATIONS CAN BE EXPECTED. WHEN SNOW DEVELOPS,
NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 30 MPH COULD CREATE AREAS OF
BLOWING SNOW. 

* OTHER IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS, SIDEWALKS, PARKING LOTS,
BRIDGES, AND OVERPASSES WILL BECOME ICY WITH A THIN GLAZE.

TRAVEL MAY BE IMPACTED. WIND CHILLS DROP TO 15 TO 20 BELOW LATE
FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW, SLEET, OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

Winter Weather Advisory


MONONA-KNOX-CEDAR-THURSTON-ANTELOPE-PIERCE-WAYNE-BOONE-MADISON-
STANTON-CUMING-BURT-PLATTE-COLFAX-DODGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONAWA...MAPLETON...CREIGHTON...

BLOOMFIELD...CROFTON...WAUSA...VERDIGRE...NIOBRARA...HARTINGTON...

LAUREL...RANDOLPH...COLERIDGE...PENDER...MACY...WALTHILL...

WINNEBAGO...NELIGH...ELGIN...PIERCE...PLAINVIEW...OSMOND...

WAYNE...ALBION...ST. EDWARD...NORFOLK...STANTON...WEST POINT...

WISNER...TEKAMAH...OAKLAND...LYONS...DECATUR...COLUMBUS...

SCHUYLER...FREMONT
335 AM CST WED FEB 3 2016

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY...

...BLIZZARD WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA/VALLEY HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON
CST TODAY. THE BLIZZARD WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* TIMING...GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL MAINTAIN PATCHY BLOWING SNOW
THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO STRONG WINDS BLOWING SNOW
AROUND. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

Blizzard in Oakland NE


The weather is treacherous all over the Midwest. Oakland NE is in the heart of blizzard conditions. There are several inches of snow on the ground with more to come. Photo Credit/Denise Gilliland, Editor and Chief, Kat Country Hub.

The weather is treacherous all over the Midwest. Oakland NE is in the heart of blizzard conditions. There are several inches of snow on the ground with more to come. Photo Credit/Denise Gilliland, Editor and Chief, Kat Country Hub.

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Closer view of downtown Oakland. Snow blowing all over. All Photos Credit of Denise Gilliland, Editor and Chief, Kat Country Hub.

Closer view of downtown Oakland. Snow blowing all over. All Photos Credit of Denise Gilliland, Editor and Chief, Kat Country Hub.


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Winter Storm Warning


MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-THURSTON-WAYNE-CUMING-BURT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONAWA...MAPLETON...MISSOURI VALLEY...

WOODBINE...LOGAN...DUNLAP...HARLAN...PENDER...MACY...WALTHILL...

WINNEBAGO...WAYNE...WEST POINT...WISNER...TEKAMAH...OAKLAND...

LYONS...DECATUR
721 AM CST FRI NOV 20 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 3 AM CST SATURDAY...

* TIMING...RAIN AND SNOW WILL DEVELOP BY MID TO LATE AFTERNOON 
AND BECOME ALL SNOW BY LATE AFTERNOON. SNOW WILL CONTINUE 
THROUGH THE EVENING AND END AFTER MIDNIGHT. 

* ACCUMULATIONS...5 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED.

* MAIN IMPACT...VISIBILITIES WILL DROP TO LESS THAN A HALF MILE 
AT TIMES. WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING CREATING AREAS OF 
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. TRAVEL WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY 
IMPACTED...ESPECIALLY DURING THE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING MEANS SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW...

SLEET...AND ICE ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. STRONG WINDS ARE ALSO
POSSIBLE. THIS WILL MAKE TRAVEL VERY HAZARDOUS OR IMPOSSIBLE.

Snow is Blowing Hard on Oakland Main Street


Strong winds blowing snow all over Oakland's Main Street. Photo Credit/Denise Gilliland, Editor and Chief, Kat Country Hub.

Strong winds blowing snow all over Oakland’s Main Street. Photo Credit/Denise Gilliland, Editor and Chief, Kat Country Hub.

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