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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
401 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

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401 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST
IOWA...WEST CENTRAL IOWA...EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA AND NORTHEAST
NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A winter storm warning is in effect overnight through Friday
evening. Rain will overspread the area during the day today. The
rain will begin mixing with then changing to snow late this
afternoon and evening, with all of the area seeing snow by
midnight. The snow will continue, heavy at times overnight. Snow
will accumulate to about 4 or 5 inches by sunrise Friday in
northwest of a line from Thurston to Albion, with between 1 and 3
inches to the southeast of that line. Winds will turn northerly
overnight, and increase into the 20 to 30 mph range after
midnight. Near blizzard conditions are likely during the morning
drive.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

Near blizzard conditions will continue through the day Friday as
periods of moderate snow combine with north winds of 20 to 35 mph
to cause dangerous driving conditions. The snow will gradually
taper off late in the day Friday and Friday evening. Total
accumulations are likely to range from 6 to 10 inches with some
higher totals possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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401 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST
IOWA...EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA AND SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Rain is expected to develop through the day today, with most areas
seeing rain during the afternoon. A few thunderstorms are also
possible this afternoon and evening, with a chance for small hail
in some of the stronger storms.

As colder air works into the region overnight, a mix with or
change to snow is likely late tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

A winter weather advisory is in effect Friday and Friday evening. Any
mix of rain and snow is expected to turn to all snow Friday morning
and continue into Friday evening. Meanwhile, north winds will
increase into the 20 to 35 mph range during the day, causing areas
of blowing snow. Total snow accumulations by Friday evening are
forecast to reach the 3 to 5 inch range. Travel problems are
likely during this time, and especially during the Friday evening
rush hour.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

$$

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401 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST IOWA
AND SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

Rain is expected to develop through the day today, with most
areas seeing rain during the afternoon and evening. A few
thunderstorms are also possible this afternoon and evening, with a
chance for small hail in some of the stronger storms.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY

Rain will mix with then change to snow by noon Friday, then
continue into Friday evening. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3
inches are expected by midnight Friday night. Also, north winds
of 20 to 30 mph will accompany the snow Friday afternoon and
evening, making for some hazardous travel conditions during this
time.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed tonight or Friday.

$$



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