First snow of the year

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Snow showers will continue Saturday morning before tapering off in the afternoon. Accumulating snow is possible roughly southeast of a McCook to Columbus to Tekamah line. Preliminary snowfall accumulations range from 1-3" with up to 6-12" possible in many areas by the time the snow stops falling.

A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for several counties in southeastern Nebraska...including Lincoln and Lancaster County...until 6 p.m. Saturday. Please be cautious with your travel, and remember that the heavy, wet nature of the snow could lead to some downed branches and power lines. If you don't need to be out, please stay home and give street crews an opportunity to do their jobs.

A few flurries may occur Saturday night but the snow should be over. Sunday will have more clouds than sun along with chilly temperatures. Winds will shift to the south Sunday afternoon, normally suggesting a warm up. However with the snow on the ground it remains to be seen If temperatures can be pushed to above seasonal levels on Monday.