Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
1150 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING AND MUCH OF THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
EXTENDED UNTIL 6 PM...

.LIGHT SNOW CONTINUES DECREASING IN COVERAGE AND INTENSITY AND
WILL GRADUALLY END. THE MAIN THREAT THIS AFTERNOON WILL BE
BLOWING SNOW. STRONG WINDS HAVE REDUCED VISIBILITIES TO AS LOW AS
ONE QUARTER MILE AT TIMES...PRODUCING BRIEF BLIZZARD CONDITIONS.

NORTH WINDS WILL REMAIN 25 TO 35 MPH...OCCASIONALLY GUSTING UP TO
40 MPH...BUT WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. WINDS
WILL THEN RAPIDLY DIMINISH AFTER SUNSET...BRINGING AN END TO THE
BLOWING SNOW.

TEMPERATURES WILL HOLD STEADY IN THE SINGLE DIGITS. COMBINED WITH
THE STRONG WINDS...WIND CHILL VALUES WILL BE AS COLD AS 20
DEGREES BELOW ZERO AT TIMES.

TRAVEL REMAINS DANGEROUS. ROADS REMAIN ICY AND SNOW-COVERED...AND
RAPID CHANGES IN VISIBILITY ARE OCCURRING IN BLOWING SNOW. IF YOU
MUST TRAVEL...CHECK WITH THE NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF ROADS OR THE
KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR ROAD CONDITIONS.

KSZ006-007-NEZ060-073-084-011900-
/O.CAN.KGID.WW.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-150201T1800Z/
SMITH-JEWELL-DAWSON-PHELPS-FRANKLIN-
1150 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HASTINGS HAS CANCELLED THE WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY.

LIGHT SNOW WILL END THIS AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...WINDY CONDITIONS
WILL STILL PRODUCE BLOWING SNOW AND SUB-ZERO WIND CHILLS. BEFORE
TRAVELING...BE SURE TO CHECK WITH THE NEBRASKA DEPARTMENT OF
ROADS OR THE KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR ROAD
CONDITIONS.

$$

NEZ041-048-049-063-064-077-087-020000-
/O.EXT.KGID.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150202T0000Z/
NANCE-MERRICK-POLK-HAMILTON-YORK-FILLMORE-THAYER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FULLERTON...GENOA...CENTRAL CITY...
STROMSBURG...OSCEOLA...SHELBY...POLK...AURORA...YORK...GENEVA...
EXETER...FAIRMONT...HEBRON...DESHLER
1150 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

THE WINTER STORM WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING.

* HAZARDS...LIGHT SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL IS DIFFICULT AND HAZARDOUS. ROADS ARE ICY AND
  SNOW-COVERED. VISIBILITIES ARE VERY LOW IN BLOWING SNOW...
  OCCASIONALLY AS LOW AS ONE QUARTER MILE...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
  AREAS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...NO ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION. HOWEVER...STORM
  TOTAL IS 5 TO 8 INCHES.

* TIMING...ANY LINGERING LIGHT SNOW WILL END THIS AFTERNOON.
  BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE EVEN AFTER THE SNOW ENDS.

* WINDS...NORTH AT 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH AT
  TIMES. WINDS WILL RAPIDLY DECREASE THIS EVENING...BRINGING AN
  END TO THE BLOWING SNOW.

* WIND CHILLS...15 TO 20 DEGREES BELOW ZERO.

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.

&&

$$

NEZ039-040-046-047-061-062-074>076-085-086-020000-
/O.EXT.KGID.WW.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-150202T0000Z/
VALLEY-GREELEY-SHERMAN-HOWARD-BUFFALO-HALL-KEARNEY-ADAMS-CLAY-
WEBSTER-NUCKOLLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ORD...SPALDING...SCOTIA...WOLBACH...
LOUP CITY...LITCHFIELD...ST. PAUL...KEARNEY...GRAND ISLAND...
MINDEN...HASTINGS...SUTTON...HARVARD...CLAY CENTER...EDGAR...
FAIRFIELD...RED CLOUD...BLUE HILL...BLADEN...SUPERIOR...NELSON
1150 AM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING.

* HAZARDS...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

* IMPACT...TRAVEL IS DIFFICULT AND HAZARDOUS. ROADS ARE ICY AND
  SNOW-COVERED. VISIBILITIES ARE VERY LOW IN BLOWING SNOW...
  OCCASIONALLY AS LOW AS ONE QUARTER MILE...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
  AREAS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...NO ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION. STORM TOTAL IS
  3 TO 6 INCHES.

* TIMING...ANY LINGERING LIGHT SNOW WILL END THIS AFTERNOON.
  BLOWING SNOW WILL CONTINUE EVEN AFTER THE SNOW ENDS.

* WINDS...NORTH AT 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH AT
  TIMES. WINDS WILL RAPIDLY DECREASE THIS EVENING...BRINGING AN
  END TO THE BLOWING SNOW.

* WIND CHILLS...15 TO 20 DEGREES BELOW ZERO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS THAT
VISIBILITIES WILL BE LIMITED DUE TO A COMBINATION OF FALLING AND
BLOWING SNOW. USE CAUTION WHEN TRAVELING...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN
AREAS.

&&

$$

HALBLAUB


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