Author Archives: Mark Vail

Blizzard Warning Ending – Winter Weather Advisory Until 7 PM

Blizzard Warning Ending – Winter Weather Advisory Until 7 PM

…BLIZZARD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM CST THIS AFTERNOON… …WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM CST UNTIL 7 PM CST… Blizzard conditions gradually diminishing this afternoon. An additional half inch of snow possible. Northwest winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 55 mph. The Advisory Covers Portions of east…Read more »

1 Additional COVID-19 Death Reported in Lancaster County

1 Additional COVID-19 Death Reported in Lancaster County

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) announced Thursday one more resident has died from COVID-19.  The death was a man in his 50s who was hospitalized. The total number of deaths in Lancaster County is now 178. LLCHD reports 177 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lancaster County today, bringing the community total to 24,882. Visit…Read more »

Phase 1B COVID-19 Vaccination Priority Group Expanded

Phase 1B COVID-19 Vaccination Priority Group Expanded

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department (LLCHD) is expanding Phase 1B priority groups for COVID-19 vaccine based on updated federal recommendations. Phase 1B now includes: People 65 years and older People with certain underlying medical conditions identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that increase the risk for severe illness from COVID-19 Essential workers…Read more »

Test Nebraska Sites Operating on MLK Jr Day

Test Nebraska Sites Operating on MLK Jr Day

Test Nebraska sites will be operating as normal during Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday, making Monday, January 18, the perfect day to get tested.   In the words of Dr. King “The time is always right to do what’s right.”   Testing remains one of the most important tools we have in slowing…Read more »

Blizzard Warning Friday Until 6 PM

Blizzard Warning Friday Until 6 PM

…BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM CST FRIDAY… Blizzard conditions are expected with total snow accumulations of up to two inches. Winds gusting as high as 60 mph. The Warning is for the following counties:  Colfax, Saunders, Lancaster, Johnson and Pawnee Counties. Difficult to impossible travel due to near zero visibility…Read more »

Intense Winter Weather Possible In the Region

Intense Winter Weather Possible In the Region

An intense upper disturbance moving through the region will induce very strong northwesterly winds through tonight. Locations west of a line roughly from Wynot to Pawnee City can expect northwest winds from 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph. Meanwhile east of that line northwest winds from 20 to 30 mph with…Read more »

Windy

Windy

…WIND ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST TONIGHT… Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph expected. The Advisory and Warning Covers Saunders, Douglas, Sarpy, Lancaster and Gage Counties. …HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 PM CST FRIDAY… Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts…Read more »

High Wind Warning and Wind Advisory Issued For the Area

High Wind Warning and Wind Advisory Issued For the Area

…HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 6 AM CST THURSDAY… . ..WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY TO NOON CST FRIDAY… For the High Wind Warning, northwest winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph expected. For the Wind Advisory, northwest winds 25 to 35 mph with…Read more »

Lancaster County Treasurer’s Office Now Taking DMV Appointments

Lancaster County Treasurer’s Office Now Taking DMV Appointments

You can now schedule appointments for Motor Vehicle Title and Registration transactions at the 625 N 46th St.location. “Responding to feedback asking for the ability to schedule an appointment for motor vehicle and title transactions, “No Wait Inside” software has been implemented and appointments are now being accepted,” said Treasurer Rachel Garver. “We believe this…Read more »

Multiple Street Closures in Lincoln Begin Wednesday and Thursday

Multiple Street Closures in Lincoln Begin Wednesday and Thursday

Several projects begin this week that will require temporary street closures. The schedule is as follows: Wednesday, January 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Yankee Hill Road between South 40th and South 56th streets will be closed for utility work. Wednesday, January 13, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. – A northbound lane…Read more »