Author Archives: Mark Vail

Winter Weather Advisory Extended Through 4AM Wednesday

Winter Weather Advisory Extended Through 4AM Wednesday

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southwest Iowa…west central Iowa…east central Nebraska…northeast Nebraska and southeast Nebraska. Tonight and Wednesday:  A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued between 8 PM this evening and 4 AM Wednesday. Areas of fog and light freezing drizzle are expected tonight over parts of southeast Nebraska and Iowa. Light…Read more »

Dense Fog Advisory Until 7AM Tuesday

Dense Fog Advisory Until 7AM Tuesday

…DENSE FOG ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CST TUESDAY… * Visibility one quarter mile or less in dense fog is in effect for portions of east central, northeast and southeast Nebraska and southwest and west central Iowa. Hazardous driving conditions due to low visibility. If driving, slow down, use your headlights, and leave plenty…Read more »

EXTENDED:  Winter Weather Advisory until 9PM Sunday

EXTENDED: Winter Weather Advisory until 9PM Sunday

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CST THIS EVENING… …LINCOLN CITY CREWS DEPLOYING AT 4PM… Occasional freezing drizzle will result in light icing on untreated roads and sidewalks through this evening. Light snow is also likely, with minor accumulations generally under a half inch. The advisory is in effect for:  Lancaster, Saline,…Read more »

Winter Weather Advisory Midday Friday – UPDATE

Winter Weather Advisory Midday Friday – UPDATE

The National Weather Service held a late morning public safety, school and media webinar outlining the latest on the current round of winter weather affecting the region.  This is the latest info as of midday Friday. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until midnight for the following counties in Nebraska: Pottawattamie-Mills-Douglas-Sarpy-Lancaster-Cass-Saline-Jefferson- Gage- Wintry weather…Read more »

Winter Weather Advisory 9 am to Midnight

Winter Weather Advisory 9 am to Midnight

…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT… Including the cities of Council Bluffs, Glenwood, Omaha, Bellevue, Papillion, La Vista, Lincoln, Plattsmouth, Crete, Wilber, Fairbury, and Beatrice  Snow expected with total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches. Locally higher amounts are possible. Winds gusting as high as…Read more »

City Crews Treating Streets

City Crews Treating Streets

Some untreated streets, sidewalks and parking lots could be slick today.  Late Sunday and overnight a light dusting of snow and freezing drizzle combined to create slick conditions in many areas. Twenty Lincoln crews continue to patrol arterial routes applying granular salt pre-wet with anti-ice brine.  Arterial streets are wet with areas of dry pavement.…Read more »

Flood Watch Issued Through Late Saturday

Flood Watch Issued Through Late Saturday

…FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT… The National Weather Service in Omaha/Valley has issued a Flood Watch for portions of Iowa and Nebraska, including the following areas, in Iowa, Harrison and Monona. In Nebraska, Burt, Butler, Cass, Dodge, Douglas, Gage, Jefferson, Johnson, Lancaster, Otoe, Saline, Sarpy, Saunders, Seward, and Washington. Observations and radar estimates…Read more »

Weather Update – Lincoln Area Expecting Heavy Rain Saturday

Weather Update – Lincoln Area Expecting Heavy Rain Saturday

Today and Tonight A mixed bag of light rain, light snow, freezing rain, and sleet is possible across portions of the area overnight. Temperatures will warm throughout the night turning any mix over to all rain by Saturday morning. Little to no snow and ice accumulation is expected. Moderate to heavy rain is expected Saturday…Read more »

Snow Possible Sat Eve through Mon Morning

Snow Possible Sat Eve through Mon Morning

Light snow returns to the forecast tonight over portions of eastern Nebraska. Accumulations of a trace to 2 inches are possible in the vicinity of Albion and Columbus by sunrise Sunday. Limited impacts possible. Next week:  Light snow remains in the forecast Sunday and Monday, especially for areas along and south of the Interstate 80…Read more »

Wind Advisory Until 12 Noon CST Monday

Wind Advisory Until 12 Noon CST Monday

…WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY… Northwest winds 20 to 35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph are expected  across portions of east central, northeast and southeast Nebraska until noon CST today. Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects. Also, the winds will combine with periods of light snow to cause rapid…Read more »