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WWUS43 KOAX 210958  
WSWOAX  
 
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE  
358 AM CST SUN JAN 21 2018  
   
..WINTER STORM TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
 
 
.A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE PLAINS TODAY AND EXIT  
TO THE EAST MONDAY NIGHT. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN THIS EVENING  
IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA, AND BECOME HEAVY OVERNIGHT. STRONG NORTH  
WINDS OF 25 TO 45 MPH WILL ACCOMPANY THE SNOW THERE, CAUSING  
BLIZZARD CONDITIONS AND NEARLY IMPOSSIBLE TRAVEL. FARTHER TO THE  
SOUTHEAST, A WINTRY MIX OF PRECIPITATION INCLUDING SLEET AND  
FREEZING RAIN WILL TURN TO SNOW LATER TONIGHT, AND BE ACCOMPANIED  
BY STRONG WINDS.  
 
NEZ011-012-016>018-030>032-042-211800-  
/O.UPG.KOAX.WS.W.0002.180121T2100Z-180123T0000Z/  
/O.NEW.KOAX.BZ.W.0001.180122T0000Z-180123T0000Z/  
KNOX-CEDAR-ANTELOPE-PIERCE-WAYNE-BOONE-MADISON-STANTON-PLATTE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CREIGHTON, BLOOMFIELD, CROFTON, WAUSA,  
VERDIGRE, NIOBRARA, HARTINGTON, LAUREL, RANDOLPH, COLERIDGE,  
NELIGH, ELGIN, PIERCE, PLAINVIEW, OSMOND, WAYNE, ALBION,  
ST. EDWARD, NORFOLK, STANTON, AND COLUMBUS  
358 AM CST SUN JAN 21 2018  
 
...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST  
MONDAY...  
 
* WHAT...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED. TRAVEL WILL BE VERY  
DANGEROUS TO IMPOSSIBLE, INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE ON  
MONDAY. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 15 INCHES ARE  
EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST NEBRASKA, MAINLY ALONG AND  
NORTHWEST OF A LINE FROM COLUMBUS TO WEST POINT AND MACY.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST MONDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...WINDS GUSTING OVER 40 MPH WILL CAUSE  
WHITEOUT CONDITIONS IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING OF THE  
SNOW IS LIKELY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE  
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS  
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT  
CONDITIONS, MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF  
YOU MUST TRAVEL, HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET  
STRANDED, STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR  
THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
NEZ015-033-211800-  
/O.UPG.KOAX.WS.A.0002.180122T0000Z-180123T0000Z/  
/O.NEW.KOAX.BZ.W.0001.180122T0000Z-180123T0000Z/  
THURSTON-CUMING-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PENDER, MACY, WALTHILL, WINNEBAGO,  
WEST POINT, AND WISNER  
358 AM CST SUN JAN 21 2018  
 
...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST  
MONDAY...  
 
* WHAT...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED. TRAVEL WILL BE VERY  
DANGEROUS TO IMPOSSIBLE, INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE ON  
MONDAY. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 9 INCHES ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...THURSTON AND CUMING COUNTIES.  
 
* WHEN...FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST MONDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...WINDS GUSTING OVER 40 MPH WILL CAUSE  
WHITEOUT CONDITIONS IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING OF THE  
SNOW IS LIKELY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE  
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS  
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT  
CONDITIONS, MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF  
YOU MUST TRAVEL, HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET  
STRANDED, STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR  
THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
IAZ043-NEZ034-043-044-050-065-211800-  
/O.UPG.KOAX.WS.A.0002.180122T0000Z-180123T0000Z/  
/O.NEW.KOAX.WW.Y.0003.180122T0600Z-180123T0000Z/  
MONONA-BURT-COLFAX-DODGE-BUTLER-SEWARD-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ONAWA, MAPLETON, TEKAMAH, OAKLAND, LYONS,  
DECATUR, SCHUYLER, FREMONT, DAVID CITY, SEWARD, AND MILFORD  
358 AM CST SUN JAN 21 2018  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO  
6 PM CST MONDAY...  
 
* WHAT...MIXED PRECIPITATION INCLUDING FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET  
WILL CHANGE TO SNOW BY SUNRISE MONDAY. PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD  
CONDITIONS, INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE ON MONDAY.  
TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES, WITH LOCALIZED  
AMOUNTS UP TO 6 INCHES, AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS OF A LIGHT GLAZE  
ARE EXPECTED. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IS LIKELY AS WELL.  
 
* WHERE...PORTIONS OF EAST CENTRAL, NORTHEAST AND SOUTHEAST  
NEBRASKA AND WEST CENTRAL IOWA.  
 
* WHEN...FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM CST MONDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...BE PREPARED FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT  
TIMES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW, SLEET OR  
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR  
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE  
DRIVING. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING  
FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
NEZ051-211800-  
/O.NEW.KOAX.WW.Y.0003.180122T0600Z-180123T0000Z/  
SAUNDERS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WAHOO, ASHLAND, AND YUTAN  
358 AM CST SUN JAN 21 2018  
 
...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO  
6 PM CST MONDAY...  
 
* WHAT...MIXED PRECIPITATION INCLUDING FREEZING RAIN AND SLEET  
WILL CHANGE TO SNOW AROUND SUNRISE MONDAY. PLAN ON SLIPPERY ROAD  
CONDITIONS, INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE ON MONDAY.  
TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES AND ICE ACCUMULATIONS  
OF A LIGHT GLAZE ARE EXPECTED. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW IS  
LIKELY AS WELL.  
 
* WHERE...SAUNDERS COUNTY.  
 
* WHEN...FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM CST MONDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...BE PREPARED FOR REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT  
TIMES.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW, SLEET OR  
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR  
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES, AND USE CAUTION WHILE  
DRIVING. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING  
FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
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