Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HWOOAX

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
442 AM CST SUN JAN 15 2017

IAZ043-055-056-069-079-080-090-091-NEZ011-012-015>018-030>034-
042>045-050>053-065>068-078-088>093-160045-
MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-
PAGE-KNOX-CEDAR-THURSTON-ANTELOPE-PIERCE-WAYNE-BOONE-MADISON-
STANTON-CUMING-BURT-PLATTE-COLFAX-DODGE-WASHINGTON-BUTLER-
SAUNDERS-DOUGLAS-SARPY-SEWARD-LANCASTER-CASS-OTOE-SALINE-
JEFFERSON-GAGE-JOHNSON-NEMAHA-PAWNEE-RICHARDSON-
442 AM CST SUN JAN 15 2017

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

LIGHT FREEZING RAIN IS LIKELY TODAY FOR AREAS ALONG AND SOUTH OF
THE PLATTE RIVER IN NEBRASKA...AND INTERSTATE 80 IN SOUTHWEST
IOWA. THE FREEZING RAIN WILL SPREAD NORTH THIS EVENING INTO WEST
CENTRAL IOWA AND NORTHEAST NEBRASKA. FREEZING RAIN INTENSITY WILL
INCREASE AFTER MIDNIGHT OVER SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA AND INTO SOUTHWEST
IOWA. LIGHT ICING OF LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH IS EXPECTED
DURING THE DAY TODAY, BUT SIGNIFICANT ICING IS POSSIBLE STARTING
TONIGHT. THE DETERIORATING WEATHER WILL MAKE FOR HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
STARTING TODAY IN SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA AND
SPREADING INTO NORTHEAST NEBRASKA AND WEST CENTRAL IOWA TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

FREEZING RAIN IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH MUCH OF MONDAY FOR
PARTS OF EASTERN NEBRASKA AND WESTERN IOWA. SLEET AND SNOW WILL
MIX WITH THE FREEZING RAIN IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA...EVENTUALLY
BECOMING ALL SNOW BY AFTERNOON WITH POTENTIALLY 1 TO 3 INCHES OF
SNOW BY MONDAY NIGHT. ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A QUARTER INCH OR MORE
ARE EXPECTED SOUTHEAST OF A LINE FROM SIOUX CITY TO
COLUMBUS...WITH A NARROW AREA AROUND COLUMBUS TO WAHOO TO FAIRBURY
SEEING NEARLY A HALF INCH OF ICE ACCUMULATION. ICE ACCUMULATIONS
MAY LEAD TO TREE DAMAGE AND POWER OUTAGES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

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