Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Omaha/Valley, NE
AWUS83 KOAX 241709
Weather Summary for Eastern Nebraska and Southwest Iowa
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
1109 AM CST Tue Jan 24 2017
A powerful weather system will track through the Midwest today and
Wednesday, prompting the issuance of winter storm warnings and
advisories. Winter storm warnings have been posted for the region
comprised of southern South Dakota, northern Nebraska, northern Iowa
and southern Minnesota. On Wednesday snowfall will end from west to
east, exiting southeast South Dakota and northeast Nebraska by noon
Wednesday. Farther south, a mixture of rain and snow or all rain is
expected later today, with a rumble of thunder possible.
A change over to all snow is expected tonight across the remainder
of the area with the snow continuing into Wednesday. Storm total
snowfall accumulations will range from over a foot near the South
Dakota-Nebraska border to an inch or two south of Interstate 80.
Winds will strengthen considerably tonight from the northwest,
resulting in areas of blowing and drifting snow.
High temperatures this afternoon, in the 20s across South Dakota to
mid 60s south central Kansas into southwest Missouri. Lows tonight,
teens much of North Dakota, western South Dakotas and western
Nebraska, to the mid 40s southeast Missouri. For eastern Nebraska
and western Iowa, highs mainly in the 30s and lows in the 20s.