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Blizzard Warning in effect until 9:00 tonight for area

Blizzard Warning in effect until 9:00 tonight for area

Blizzard Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
257 PM CST Wed Dec 23 2020

IAZ043-NEZ011-012-015>018-030>034-042-043-240300-
/O.CON.KOAX.BZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-201224T0300Z/
Monona-Knox-Cedar-Thurston-Antelope-Pierce-Wayne-Boone-Madison-
Stanton-Cuming-Burt-Platte-Colfax-
Including the cities of Onawa, Mapleton, Creighton, Bloomfield,
Crofton, Wausa, Verdigre, Niobrara, Hartington, Laurel, Randolph,
Coleridge, Pender, Macy, Walthill, Winnebago, Neligh, Elgin,
Pierce, Plainview, Osmond, Wayne, Albion, St. Edward, Norfolk,
Stanton, West Point, Wisner, Tekamah, Oakland, Lyons, Decatur,
Columbus, and Schuyler
257 PM CST Wed Dec 23 2020

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions. Additional snow accumulations of up
  to one inch east of Highway 81. Winds gusting as high as 55
  mph. Whiteout conditions with visibility one quarter mile or
  less.

* WHERE...Portions of east central and northeast Nebraska and
  west central Iowa.

* WHEN...Until 9 PM CST this evening.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. Areas of blowing
  snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous
  conditions could impact the evening commute. Gusty winds could
  bring down tree branches.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The snow will be ending from west to east
  through 6 pm. Blowing snow will still be an issue with strong
  winds after the snowfall ends.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Travel should be restricted to emergencies only. If you must
travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded,
stay with your vehicle.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$
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