Author Archives: Mark Vail

UPDATE WITH MAP:  Winter Weather  Advisory 9 pm Sun To 9 am Mon

UPDATE WITH MAP: Winter Weather Advisory 9 pm Sun To 9 am Mon

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM CST MONDAY… The Advisory covers portions of east central, northeast and southeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa including Lincoln and Lancaster County. A very cold airmass will move into the area tonight bringing snow and blustery conditions. Snowfall totals of 1-2″ are expected. Gusty north…Read more »

Lincoln City Crews Will Be Treating Streets Overnight Sunday into Monday

Lincoln City Crews Will Be Treating Streets Overnight Sunday into Monday

With snow forecast for tonight, 20 Lincoln City crews will begin patrolling arterial, bus and school routes at midnight. They will apply granular salt pre-wet with brine.  Additional resources will be deployed as necessary. Monday is a Federal Holiday (Veteran’s Day) which should reduce the amount of commuter traffic early Monday as all Federal, State…Read more »

Winter Weather Advisory – Less Snow Forecast

Winter Weather Advisory – Less Snow Forecast

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS EVENING… * WHAT… The National Weather Service has revised the initial advisory and now expect total snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches, with local amounts up to 3 inches possible acorss portions of east central and southeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa. The most…Read more »

Wind Advisory for Area in Effect

Wind Advisory for Area in Effect

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH NOON TUESDAY Today and Tonight Gusty northwest winds will gust 45 to 55 mph this afternoon and continue into Tuesday morning. The strongest winds, frequently gusting stronger than 50 mph, are expected late this afternoon through the evening hours in northeast Nebraska and west central Iowa. Minor to moderate flooding…Read more »

UPDATE:  Freeze Warning Friday 1am To 10am

UPDATE: Freeze Warning Friday 1am To 10am

…FREEZE WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM TO 10 AM CDT FRIDAY… Sub-freezing temperatures 30 to 32 expected across portions of east central, northeast and southeast Nebraska and west central Iowa. Frost and freeze conditions will kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing. Take steps now to protect tender plants…Read more »

2-Alarm Fire at North Lincoln Warehouse

2-Alarm Fire at North Lincoln Warehouse

Lincoln Fire & Rescue responded to the report of a fire Tuesday at 11:15 am at 8304 N 58th Circle.  Crews reported heavy smoke and fire from a warehouse upon arrival scene. The crews were able to quickly reduce the fire and then completely put the fire out following a lengthy survey of the large…Read more »

Additional Rain Forecast

Additional Rain Forecast

Today and Tonight Isolated, non-severe thunderstorms are possible today with additional rainfall amounts of a quarter to half inch. Yesterday`s rainfall combined with that expected today will result in further rises in area rivers. Minor to moderate flooding will continue along the Missouri River above Lewis and Clark Lake, near Blair, and from Plattsmouth southward…Read more »

FLOOD WARNING FOR LANCASTER COUNTY UNTIL 8:30 PM

FLOOD WARNING FOR LANCASTER COUNTY UNTIL 8:30 PM

The National Weather Service in Omaha has issued a * Flood Warning for… Lancaster County in southeastern Nebraska… Southern Seward County in southeastern Nebraska… Northwestern Jefferson County in southeastern Nebraska… Saline County in southeastern Nebraska… Northwestern Gage County in southeastern Nebraska… * Until 830 PM CDT. * At 330 PM CDT, emergency management reported flooding…Read more »

Flash Flood Watch Continued – Updated Info

Flash Flood Watch Continued – Updated Info

…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING… The Flash Flood Watch continues for portions of Iowa and Nebraska, including Lincoln and Lancaster County Multiple rounds of heavy rainfall producing storms will affect the area today into tonight, elevating the risk for flash flooding. Widespread rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches is likely…Read more »

Flash Flood Watch Monday Evening Through Wednesday Morning

Flash Flood Watch Monday Evening Through Wednesday Morning

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of Iowa and Nebraska from this evening through Wednesday morning. A slow moving cold front will be the focus for a prolonged period of thunderstorm activity with some storms being accompanied by heavy precipitation. Given this, excessive rainfall could very well lead to…Read more »