Hazardous Weather Outlook
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
112 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

112 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

A winter weather advisory continues through midnight. The first
round of snow mixed with sleet and freezing drizzle moved through
this morning and the next round will increase later this after
noon and continue this evening before diminishing later tonight.

Additional light snow amounts will vary from a half an inch to 3
inches with the higher amounts north of I80. Freezing drizzle and
freezing rain will be more predominant across southeast Nebraska
and southwest Iowa, where ice on top of the snow will be from a
tenth of an inch or a little more. I80 is a transition snow and
the snow and sleet should mix with and change to freezing drizzle
and freezing rain with mainly less than a tenth of an inch.

All told, snow amounts should range from 1 to 5 inches for the
storm through midnight. Total ice accumulations will vary from
zero to 0.15 of and inch.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

A strong storm system pushing across the region will be the focus
for the next snow event on Saturday. As of now, it appears that
significant snow accumulations will be found over northeast
Nebraska, with lighter amounts and periods of mixed precipitation
across the rest of southeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa.


Spotter activation will not be needed through Friday.  Spotters
are encouraged to report the type of winter precipitation falling
and any accumulations to the National Weather Service in Omaha.



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