Forecasters with the National Weather Service have issued a hazardous weather outlook for the state as a winter storm moves through Nebraska.
The NWS in North Platte says light freezing drizzle falling in western Nebraska will change into light snow before ending later this afternoon. Snow accumulations are expected to total an inch or less, except near the South Dakota border, where accumulations could total two inches.
Winds chills near 10 below are expected tonight across north
central Nebraska, according to the Weather Service.
The NWS office in Hastings has issued a winter weather advisory until midnight for central Nebraska, including the cities of Kearney and Grand Island. Forecasters say freezing drizzle has created slippery road conditions. They expect one inch of snow total accumulation.
This winter storm is moving from west to east with the National Weather Service for the Omaha area extending its winter storm warning for southeastern Nebraska until six o’clock Saturday morning. Freezing drizzle which has caused slippery travel conditions should change into snow later this afternoon, with one to three inches expected.
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