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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR EASTERN NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
1134 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

A POWERFUL AND MAJOR WINTER STORM WILL MOVE OVER THE CENTRAL PLAINS
TONIGHT AND THE MID MISSISSIPPI VALLEY REGION ON TUESDAY. THIS
SYSTEM WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR INDUCING BLIZZARD...OR NEAR BLIZZARD
CONDITIONS ALONG WITH SPREADING SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
ACROSS THE REGION BEGINNING TONIGHT AND PERSISTING THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY EVENING. THIS HAS PROMPTED NUMEROUS WINTER STORM WATCHES AND
WARNINGS...IN ADDITION TO THE BLIZZARD WATCHES AND WARNING TO BE
POSTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF NEBRASKA INTO NORTHERN KANSAS...AND IOWA
INTO SOUTHERN MINNESOTA. THE STIFF NORTHERLY WINDS THAT WILL
ACCOMPANY THIS SYSTEM WILL MAKE MATTERS ONLY WORSE CREATING
CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.  THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL...
WITH AMOUNTS RANGING FROM 9 TO 15 INCHES IS EXPECTED ACROSS A 50 TO
70 MILE WIDE REGION...STRETCHING FROM NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS...THROUGH
NEBRASKA INTO NORTH CENTRAL IOWA.

THEREFORE...IT IS OF EXTREME IMPORTANCE THAT ALL TRAVEL PLANS FOR
TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY BE CANCELLED. CANCELLED UNTIL THIS DANGEROUS
STORM SYSTEM HAS PASSED AND ROADWAYS ARE DECLARED SAFE.

HIGH TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON...20S NORTHERN MINNESOTA AND
NORTHEAST NORTH DAKOTA...AS WELL AS THE NEBRASKA PANHANDLE...TO
AROUND 60S SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL MISSOURI. LOWS TONIGHT...NEAR
10 NORTHERN MINNESOTA AND NORTHEAST NORTH DAKOTA...TO THE UPPER 40S
SOUTHERN MISSOURI.  FOR EASTERN NEBRASKA AND WESTERN IOWA...HIGHS
UPPER 30S TO LOWER 40S...AND LOWS MID 20S TO LOWER 30S.

$$

KLISH


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