Author Archives: Mark Vail

Weather Advisory Extended:  UPDATE

Weather Advisory Extended: UPDATE

The Winter Weather Advisory has been extended until Midnight tonight – Tuesday. Mixed precipitation. Additional snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches and ice accumulations of up to one tenth of an inch. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph. The Advisory is for portions of east central and southeast Nebraska. Plan on slippery road…Read more »

Weather Advisory

Weather Advisory

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM MONDAY EVENING TO 6 PM CST TUESDAY… A winter weather system will start to affect the region this afternoon, then continue tonight through Tuesday. This will bring accumulations of ice and snow to much of eastern Nebraska and southwest Iowa. Ice accumulations will be the main issue…Read more »

Slick Streets and Highways-Accidents and Falls Reported

Slick Streets and Highways-Accidents and Falls Reported

Freezing drizzle is causing traffic nightmares across the region.  The National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until Midnight. Lincoln Public Works reports late this afternoon that Twenty City crews continue to apply granular salt, pre-wet with brine to arterial streets as needed. Crews will remain on patrol overnight to monitor street conditions. Arterial…Read more »

Winter Weather Advisory Update – Less Snow for the Lincoln Area

Winter Weather Advisory Update – Less Snow for the Lincoln Area

The National Weather Service late morning storm advisory indicates snow amounts for the Lincoln area may be less than earlier forecast.  However caution is advised if you will be traveling.  Winter Storm Warnings remain in effect for a good portion of Iowa. For the Lincoln area and Southeast Nebraska: …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT…Read more »

Winter Weather Advisory and Lincoln Street Treatments

Winter Weather Advisory and Lincoln Street Treatments

Beginning at 12:01 a.m. Friday, 15 City crews will apply anti-ice brine to arterial streets, school and bus routes in anticipation of potentially slick driving conditions Friday and Saturday.  The material spreading operation will be completed by 7 a.m. Friday. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory effective from 6 a.m. Friday…Read more »

Snow Emergency Parking Ban Ended

Snow Emergency Parking Ban Ended

The snow emergency parking ban for the City  ended at 10 p.m. Sunday evening.  Where allowed, parking will again be available on major streets and bus routes after this time.  Plowing of all arterial and residential streets concluded at 8 p.m.  Twelve City crews will remain on patrol overnight plowing and applying granular salt, pre-wet with brine to…Read more »

Lincoln Parking Ban Update:  Sunday Evening

Lincoln Parking Ban Update: Sunday Evening

City crews continue to plow residential areas, which are about 85 percent complete.  Residential parking bans are not in effect at this time, but the City asks residents to move their cars from the streets to allow crews to do a more efficient and effective job.  A snow emergency for the City of Lincoln is still in…Read more »

Parking Ban Remains in Effect in Lincoln

Parking Ban Remains in Effect in Lincoln

The 9 am Update from the City of Lincoln: City crews continue plowing residential areas, which are about 60 percent complete.  Residential parking bans are not in effect at this time, but the City asks residents to move their cars from the streets to allow crews to do a more efficient and effective job.  A snow emergency…Read more »

Lincoln Street Update – Snow Emergency In Effect

Lincoln Street Update – Snow Emergency In Effect

City crews continued  plowing in residential areas about 8 p.m. tonight.  Residential parking bans are not in effect at this time, but the City does ask residents to move their cars off the streets to allow crews to do a more efficient and effective job. A snow emergency for the City of Lincoln did go…Read more »

Mayor Declares Snow Emergency Effective 8PM Tonight

Mayor Declares Snow Emergency Effective 8PM Tonight

The Mayor has declared a snow emergency for the City of Lincoln beginning at 8 pm this evening.  That means parking will be banned on both sides of all emergency snow routes, bus and school routes and other major arterial streets.   More than 65 crews continue to plow those major streets and also apply granular…Read more »