Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
501 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

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This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southwest
Iowa...west central Iowa...east central Nebraska...northeast
Nebraska and southeast Nebraska.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Major winter storm will affect the area today.

Blizzard conditions are expected beginning this morning in
northeast Nebraska, and gradually spreading southeast toward the
Lincoln, Fremont, Tekamah and Onawa areas by late morning as rain
changes to snow there, and winds increase into the 25 to 45 mph
range.

The change from rain to snow will continue southeast by early
this afternoon from west central Iowa near Harlan and Missouri
Valley, and into eastern Nebraska from Omaha to Beatrice. Here,
too, will winds increase into the 25 to 45 mph range.

The combination of snow and winds will create very hazardous
driving conditions and near whiteout conditions at times.

Total snowfall should range from over 10 inches in northeast
Nebraska to around 2 inches from west central Iowa near Harlan,
and into southeast Nebraska near Beatrice.

A wide range of snowfall is expected in the Omaha Metro area, with
totals close to 6 inches in western Douglas and Sarpy counties, to
an inch or two on the eastern border near the Missouri River. The
same holds true for the Lincoln area, with close to 5 inches in
northern Lancaster county to about 2 inches in southern parts of
the county.

The snow is expected to end from west to east from late afternoon
through the evening. Winds will begin to subside during the
evening as well.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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501 AM CST Mon Jan 22 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southwest Iowa
and southeast Nebraska.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Occasional rain and isolated thunderstorms are expected through
the morning before a gradual change to snow occurs this afternoon.
Snow will continue into the evening, with total accumulations in
the 1 to 2 inch range. Also, strong north to northwest winds will
accompany the change to snow, causing some blowing snow and
reduced visibilities at times.

The snow will end by midnight or so.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Tuesday through Sunday

The probability for widespread hazardous weather is low.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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