Author Archives: Mark Vail

Mixed Weather Outlook

Mixed Weather Outlook

Light snow and mixed precipitation is possible over the region this morning and afternoon. Significant accumulations are not expected, but a few slick spots are possible on area roadways. Another winter system will move through the region Wednesday and Thursday. Mixed precipitation is expected with this system, with mainly freezing drizzle in southeast Nebraska and…Read more »

Lincoln Public Schools Closed Wednesday

Lincoln Public Schools Closed Wednesday

Lincoln Public Schools is canceling school for Wednesday, Jan. 30. A decision to cancel classes in inclement weather is always made in the best interest of safety for our students and staff.  We are canceling school on Wednesday due to dangerously low temperatures and wind chills that are impacting our community Tuesday evening, and will…Read more »

Coldest Windchills Wednesday Morning

Coldest Windchills Wednesday Morning

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON CST WEDNESDAY… Very cold wind chills expected. Wind chills from 20 to 30 below zero expected across portions of southeast Nebraska. The cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes. Wind Chill Advisory means that…Read more »

Weather Headlines & Highlights

Weather Headlines & Highlights

A High Wind Warning is in effect until Noon today (Monday) A Wind Advisory will be effect from Noon until 6 pm today (Monday) A Wind Chill Advisory has been issued beginning at 6 pm tomorrow (Tuesday) until Wednesday at 12 noon.   Read more »

Wind Chill Advisory Issued

Wind Chill Advisory Issued

…WIND CHILL ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM TUESDAY TO NOON CST WEDNESDAY… Very cold wind chills of 20 to 25 below zero expected across portions of southeast Nebraska from 6 PM Tuesday to noon CST Wednesday. The cold wind chills could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30 minutes. A Wind…Read more »

High Wind Warning Until Noon:  Updated

High Wind Warning Until Noon: Updated

…HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY… …WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM CST THIS EVENING… * WINDS…Northwest 30 to 45 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. * TIMING…Late tonight through Monday morning. * IMPACTS…Strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power lines. Scattered power outages…Read more »

Lincoln Public Works Plowing Residential Areas Overnight

Lincoln Public Works Plowing Residential Areas Overnight

More than 60 City and contractor crews will continue residential plowing and material spreading overnight.  Arterial streets range from normal driving conditions to wet with slush.  Residential streets range from slush to snow-packed and are expected to greatly improve over the next few days following plowing and warmer temperatures. Drivers should be alert for slick…Read more »

Winter Weather Advisory for Thursday

Winter Weather Advisory for Thursday

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY GOES INTO EFFECT 5 AM THURSDAY TO 6 PM CST THURSDAY… Blowing snow is expected with winds gusting 30 to 35 mph with occasional gusts to 40 mph. These conditions could lead to visibility restrictions of a half mile or less. The Advisory Covers portions of SE Nebraska and SW Iowa. Counties…Read more »

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 »