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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR EASTERN NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
1112 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

AN INTENSE WINTER STORM THAT WAS UNDERWAY DURING THIS MORNING IN
MIDDLE AMERICA...WILL CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT.  VARIOUS BLIZZARD AND
WINTER STORM WARNINGS ARE POSTED THROUGH TONIGHT FROM NORTHERN
KANSAS THROUGH MUCH OF NEBRASKA AND IOWA...INCLUDING SOUTHEAST SOUTH
DAKOTA INTO SOUTHERN MINNESOTA. HEAVY SNOWS ARE FORECAST FROM
NORTHWEST KANSAS THOUGH NEBRASKA INTO NORTHERN IOWA...WITH THE SNOW
ENDING FROM WEST TO EAST LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT. VERY STRONG WINDS
WILL ALSO OCCUR WITH GUSTS OVER 40 MPH IN MANY AREAS...CAUSING
WIDESPREAD BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW.

THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CAUSING ALL THIS SNOW WILL TRACK THROUGH
NORTHERN MISSOURI THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN LATER
TONIGHT.  ALONG AND TO THE SOUTH OF THE TRACK...WARM AIR WILL KEEP
MOST OF THE PRECIPITATION LIQUID FROM EASTERN KANSAS INTO
MISSOURI...WITH SOME LIGHT SNOW ON THE BACK SIDE AS THE LOW TRACKS
OFF TO THE NORTHEAST. NORTH OF THE TRACK...SOME SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
COULD EXCEED A FOOT IN NEBRASKA AND IOWA.

EXPECT TEMPERATURES TO REMAIN IN THE UPPER 20S OR LOWER 30S IN THE
SNOW AREAS THIS AFTERNOON...WITH THOSE TEMPERATURES BEGINNING TO
FALL WELL INTO THE 20S BY LATE IN THE DAY. MEANWHILE...HIGHS IN
SOUTHERN MISSOURI WILL REACH INTO THE 60S...BEFORE NORTH WINDS HIT
BEHIND THE EXITING SYSTEM. LOWS TONIGHT ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM
THE SINGLE DIGITS ACROSS NORTHERN MINNESOTA...NORTHEAST NORTH
DAKOTA...AND THE NEBRASKA PANHANDLE...TO THE LOWER AND MID 30S
ACROSS THE SOUTHEAST HALF OF MISSOURI. FOR EASTERN NEBRASKA AND
WESTERN IOWA...HIGHS UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S...LOWS 16 TO AROUND 20.

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