Active Advisories:    Winter Storm Warning
  • Currently

    Reported at Tekamah, Tekamah Municipal Airport, NE
    3:54 AM CST FRI FEB 24 2017
  • 30°F-1°C
  • Light Snow
    Light Snow
  • Feels Like:17°F-8.1°CDew Point:27°F-3°CHumidity:86% Winds:N 24 mph 39 kph Pressure:29.68 in1005 hPaVisibility:1.00 miles1609.00 meters

Winter Storm Warning

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WSWOAX

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
312 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

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/O.NEW.KOAX.WS.W.0004.170224T0912Z-170225T0000Z/
Thurston-Stanton-Cuming-Platte-Colfax-
Including the cities of Pender, Macy, Walthill, Winnebago, 
Stanton, West Point, Wisner, Columbus, and Schuyler
312 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS 
EVENING...

* TIMING...Snow, occasionally moderate, will continue into early
afternoon before tapering off later today.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...Storm total snow accumulations of 5 to 8
inches are expected. 

* WINDS...Northerly winds 20 to 30 mph gusting around 35 mph will
likely cause considerable blowing and drifting snow.

* IMPACTS...Reduced visibilities, with near whiteout conditions 
will make travel eventually become 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.

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