Northeast Nebraska Expecting “Significant Storm System” Starting Friday

Northeast Nebraska Expecting “Significant Storm System” Starting Friday
National Weather Service

OMAHA/VALLEY — Northeast Nebraskans need to buckle up for another round of winter weather.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch starting at 7:00 PM on Friday and lasting until 7:00 PM on Saturday.  The Watch is in effect for Thurston, Wayne, Cuming, Stanton, Madison, Pierce, Cedar, Knox, Antelope and Boone counties.

National Weather Service

The NWS says parts of Antelope, Knox and Cedar Counties could get 8-12 inches while most of the region is expected to get 4-6 inches.  Possible blizzard conditions are predicted because of north winds blowing 25-35 mph with gusts as high as 50 mph.

The NWS is listing the impact of this system as “significant” and says forecasters have high confidence that the storm will hit.

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