Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
253 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

...Winter storm potential increasing for Thursday night and
Friday...

.A storm system will bring much colder weather on Thursday and
Friday, as well as a risk for heavy snow. Snow accumulations of 6
inches or more are possible in northeast Nebraska, with snow
falling from Thursday evening through Friday. Also, gusty
northeast to northwest winds could create additional travel
hazards due to blowing and drifting snow and reduced visibilities.

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Including the cities of Creighton, Bloomfield, Crofton, Wausa,
Verdigre, Niobrara, Hartington, Laurel, Randolph, Coleridge,
Neligh, Elgin, Pierce, Plainview, Osmond, and Wayne
253 PM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Omaha/Valley has issued a Winter
Storm Watch, which is in effect from Thursday evening through
Friday afternoon.

* TIMING...Rain or a rain/snow mix on Thursday should change to
  snow on Thursday evening, with snow continuing through Friday.

* MAIN IMPACT...Snow accumulations of 6 inches or more are
  possible from Thursday evening through Friday.

* OTHER IMPACTS...Gusty northeast to northwest winds may cause
  blowing and drifting of snow, which would impact travel by
  reducing visibilities and making roads harder to clear. The
  winds, combined with wet and heavy snow, also could create a
  risk of sporadic power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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