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Hazardous Weather Outlook (HWO)

Issued by Omaha/Valley, NE (OAX)

                            
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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
1111 AM CST Sat Feb 23 2019

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This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of northeast
Nebraska.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Light snow today with 1 to 3 inches of additional snowfall. Winds
gusting 35 to 45 mph late this afternoon into tonight. This will 
be on top of some ice that fell Friday night. The strong winds 
will create some blowing and drifting of snow and reduced 
visibilities. A winter weather advisory remains in effect through 
early Sunday morning. 

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

There will be a few additional chances for snow next week. Wind 
chill temperatures may drop to 10 to 20 below zero Monday and 10
to 15 below zero Tuesday and Wednesday mornings. 

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report ice and snowfall amounts to the
National Weather Service in Omaha.

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This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southwest
Iowa...west central Iowa...east central Nebraska...northeast
Nebraska and southeast Nebraska.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Precipitation will ramp up today, becoming intense mid to late 
afternoon as moderate to heavy snow develops and continues this 
evening. A light glaze could occur on untreated surfaces before 
the precipitation transitions to all snow. Northwest winds 
increase with gusts 30 to 50 mph. The snow will be heavy with some
4 to 12 inch amounts with ice underneath. Locally heavier snowfall
amounts will be possible. Blowing and drifting could make travel 
extremely difficult if not impossible by early Saturday evening. 
Power outages could occur. 

A Blizzard Warning will be in effect from noon Saturday until 
early Sunday morning. 

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday

There will be a few additional chances of light snow next week, 
as the active and cold weather pattern lasts into the beginning of
March.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report ice and snowfall amounts to the
National Weather Service in Omaha.

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