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Winter Storm Watch

Areas Affected: Antelope; Cedar; Knox; Pierce; Wayne

NWS Omaha (Eastern Nebraska and Southeastern Iowa - Omaha Valley)

...A STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY... .A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO TRACK EASTWARD ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY. SNOW SHOULD OCCUR NORTH OF THE TRACK OF THE LOW. SNOW AMOUNTS COULD BE HEAVY. ALSO...WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE STRONG ENOUGH TO PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. ...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW STARTING DURING THE DAY TUESDAY IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA...CONTINUING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.

* MAIN IMPACT...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL DUE TO SNOW PACKED ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITY WITH BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS FROM 4 TO 6 INCHES OR MORE ARE POSSIBLE.

* WINDS...NORTH OR NORTHWEST WINDS FROM 15 TO 30 MPH COULD CAUSE CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW...ESPECIALLY TUESDAY NIGHT.

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOW... SLEET... OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. THIS SYSTEM IS ALSO EXPECTED TO HAVE ENOUGH WIND TO CAUSE BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.


Winter Storm Watch

Areas Affected: Boyd; Brown; Eastern Cherry; Garfield; Holt; Keya Paha; Rock; Sheridan; Western Cherry; Wheeler

NWS NorthPlatte (Central Nebraska - North Platte)

...A WINTER STORM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA TUESDAY THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT... ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING... THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTH PLATTE HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPING ACROSS FAR NORTHWEST NEBRASKA LATE MONDAY NIGHT. SNOW CONTINUING TUESDAY AND OVERNIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...FROM 4 TO 6 INCHES. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE.

* WIND...NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING UP TO 35 MPH DEVELOPING LATE TUESDAY MORNING AND CONTINUING THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS DUE TO REDUCED VISIBILITY FROM FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW. SLIPPERY AND SNOW PACKED ROADS WILL BE POSSIBLE.

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOW AND WIND THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.


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