URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE
342 AM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018
...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA...
EZ011-016-131745- /O.CON.KOAX.BZ.W.0003.180414T0000Z-180415T0000Z/ Knox-Antelope- Including the cities of Creighton, Bloomfield, Crofton, Wausa, Verdigre, Niobrara, Neligh, and Elgin 342 AM CDT Fri Apr 13 2018
...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM CDT SATURDAY...
* WHAT...Blizzard conditions expected. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph will cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Significant drifting of the snow is likely. Total snow accumulations of 10 to 14 inches are expected.
* WHERE...Knox and Antelope Counties.
* WHEN...From 7 PM this evening to 7 PM CDT Saturday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very dangerous to impossible. Tree branches could fall.
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.
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 9am. Temperature rising to near 45 by 11am, then falling to around 36 during the remainder of the day. Breezy, with a northeast wind 21 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Rain showers before 10pm, then rain and snow showers between 10pm and 11pm, then snow after 11pm. The snow could be heavy at times. Patchy blowing snow after 1am. Low around 26. Windy, with a north wind 29 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New snow accumulation of 3 to 7 inches possible.
Snow. The snow could be heavy at times. Areas of blowing snow. High near 28. Windy, with a north wind 26 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of 5 to 9 inches possible.
A 30 percent chance of snow before 1am. Patchy blowing snow before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17. Blustery, with a north wind 13 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. North northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Mostly clear, with a low around 14.