Monday, February 1, 2016

UPDATE: Groundhog Day Blizzard Bringing Up To 12" Of Snow

Latest Forecast:  A winter storm warning is now in effect for Dorchester, Lincoln and surrounding areas from midnight Tuesday to 4 a.m. Wednesday. The National Weather Service says winds of up to 35 mph will blow 6-12 inches of snow on Tuesday.  Higher amounts are possible.  Snow likely won't start adding up until early Tuesday morning.  The blizzard warning covers an area from south-central Nebraska to northwest Iowa, where the heaviest snow and strongest winds are likely. Kearney, Columbus and Sioux City, Iowa, are included in the blizzard warning. Only a few miles could make a difference in snowfall totals. See the latest, up-to-date forecast here.

Radar:  See the latest regional radar imagery by clicking here.

School Closings:  See the area school closings here.

Road Conditions:  Before venturing onto area roads and highway, travelers can check on conditions by calling 511, Nebraska’s Advanced Traveler Information System.  The system can be accessed 24 hours a day, seven days a week by dialing 511, or online at or click here.  A Nebraska 511 mobile app is available to download at no cost for smartphone users.  Simply search your app provider for Nebraska 511.

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