Storm Could Drop More Than A Foot Of Snow On Parts Of Nebraska

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Weather forecasters have issued a winter storm warning for portions of western and central Nebraska.

The warning, which includes McCook, North Platte, Valentine and O'Neill, takes effect at midnight Tuesday.

The National Weather Service says the storm could bring as much as 18 inches of snow to north-central Nebraska by Friday.

Light to moderate snow is expected to start falling Tuesday night in western Nebraska. Winds could pick up to as much as 45 mph by late Wednesday. Forecasters say that could create hazardous travel conditions.

The storm is likely to bring freezing rain to eastern Nebraska, followed by several inches of snow. But with the storm's path uncertain, forecasters aren't yet saying how much snow eastern Nebraska could get.


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  • by JOHN Location: LINCOLN on Dec 22, 2009 at 04:52 AM
    KT if you are 80, I'll come scoop your drive and walk. F R E E "HAVE SNOW THROWER WILL TRAVEL" E-MAIL ME AN ADDRESS
  • by kt Location: eagle on Dec 22, 2009 at 12:14 AM
    Tyler would you like to come and scoop my drive and sidewalk than? I am 80 and is hard for me to do, Santa can keep his snow at the North Pole
  • by Jenni Location: Lincoln, NE on Dec 21, 2009 at 11:54 PM
    I sure hope not. I would hope people would have save travel conditions for the holiday.
  • by Tyler Location: Lincoln on Dec 21, 2009 at 07:12 PM
    I sure hope Lincoln gets dumped on, accuweather predicts Lincoln and Omaha to get the heaviest snow and highest totals
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