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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
1110 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017


NEZ011-012-016>018-030-031-240115-
/O.CON.KOAX.WS.W.0003.170224T0000Z-170225T0600Z/
Knox-Cedar-Antelope-Pierce-Wayne-Boone-Madison-
Including the cities of Creighton, Bloomfield, Crofton, Wausa,
Verdigre, Niobrara, Hartington, Laurel, Randolph, Coleridge,
Neligh, Elgin, Pierce, Plainview, Osmond, Wayne, Albion,
St. Edward, and Norfolk
1110 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO MIDNIGHT CST FRIDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...A rain and snow mix is expected to change over to all
  snow early this evening. Snow, occasionally heavy at times, will
  continue on into Friday then gradually taper off early Friday
  evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Snow accumulations of 6 to 10 inches are
  expected with locally higher amounts possible.

* WINDS...Northeast winds gusting around 35 mph will likely cause
  considerable blowing and drifting snow with near blizzard
  conditions possible at times late tonight into Friday evening.

* IMPACTS...The gusty winds will likely create areas of blowing
  and drifting snow resulting in reduced visibilities which will
  make traveling conditions very hazardous to nearly impossible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
emergency. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food,
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

&&

$$

NEZ015-032-033-042-043-240115-
/O.CON.KOAX.WS.W.0003.170224T0400Z-170225T0600Z/
Thurston-Stanton-Cuming-Platte-Colfax-
Including the cities of Pender, Macy, Walthill, Winnebago,
Stanton, West Point, Wisner, Columbus, and Schuyler
1110 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING
TO MIDNIGHT CST FRIDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...Rain will be the primary precipitation type until mid
  evening before turning to a rain and snow mix toward midnight. All
  snow is expected then after midnight. Snowfall will continue on
  into Friday then gradually taper off early Friday evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches are
  expected with locally higher amounts possible.

* WINDS...Northeast winds gusting around 35 mph will likely cause
  considerable blowing and drifting snow with near blizzard
  conditions possible at times late tonight into Friday evening.

* IMPACTS...The gusty winds will likely create areas of blowing
  and drifting snow resulting in reduced visibilities which will
  make traveling conditions very hazardous to nearly impossible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
emergency. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food,
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

&&

$$

IAZ043-055-NEZ034-044-045-240115-
/O.CON.KOAX.WS.W.0003.170224T1200Z-170225T0600Z/
Monona-Harrison-Burt-Dodge-Washington-
Including the cities of Onawa, Mapleton, Missouri Valley,
Woodbine, Logan, Dunlap, Tekamah, Oakland, Lyons, Decatur,
Fremont, and Blair
1110 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO
MIDNIGHT CST FRIDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...Rain will be the primary precipitation type until mid
  evening before turning to a rain and snow mix toward midnight. All
  snow is expected then after midnight. Snowfall will continue on
  into Friday then gradually taper off early Friday evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches are
  expected with locally higher amounts possible.

* WINDS...Northeast winds gusting around 35 mph will likely cause
  considerable blowing and drifting snow with near blizzard
  conditions possible at times late tonight into Friday evening.

* IMPACTS...The gusty winds will likely create areas of blowing
  and drifting snow resulting in reduced visibilities which will
  make traveling conditions very hazardous to nearly impossible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
emergency. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food,
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

&&

$$

IAZ056-069-079-NEZ050>053-065>067-240115-
/O.CON.KOAX.WW.Y.0007.170224T1200Z-170225T0600Z/
Shelby-Pottawattamie-Mills-Butler-Saunders-Douglas-Sarpy-Seward-
Lancaster-Cass-
Including the cities of Harlan, Council Bluffs, Glenwood,
David City, Wahoo, Ashland, Yutan, Omaha, Bellevue, Papillion,
La Vista, Seward, Milford, Lincoln, and Plattsmouth
1110 AM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM FRIDAY TO
MIDNIGHT CST FRIDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...Rain will be the primary precipitation type through
  about midnight before turning to a rain and snow mix early after
  midnight. All snow is expected then early Friday morning.
  Snowfall will continue on into Friday then gradually taper off
  early Friday evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches are
  expected with locally higher amounts possible.

* IMPACT...The gusty winds will likely create areas of blowing and
  drifting snow resulting in reduced visibilities which will make
  traveling conditions quite hazardous.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means that
periods of snow with blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use extra caution while driving.

&&

$$


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