Potential for mixed precipitation increases for Thursday night

National Weather Service

The National Weather Service Office (NWS) out of North Platte has announced the threat of mixed precipitation/icy conditions has increased for Thursday night for parts of Nebraska. Snow amounts are dependent on the amount of ice and may still change

Weather Summary
• Extended period of light snow from Thursday night through Saturday evening
• Period of mixed precipitation (freezing rain/sleet) Thursday evening and night
• Wind chills approach -15 to -20 Saturday and Sunday mornings

Timing and Strength
Mixed precip: Thursday evening and night
Snow: Friday morning through Saturday evening
Wind chills: Saturday morning and Sunday morning

Areas Impacted
Higher snow totals, better chance of ice, and coldest wind chills generally along and north of Highway 2. Lighter snow accumulations with a chance of ice and subzero wind chills south.

Timing & Duration
Thursday evening through Saturday evening for wintry precipitation, Saturday and Sunday mornings for wind chills.

Impacts
Slick roads and walkways from accumulating snow and a glaze of ice, frostbite and hypothermia for long exposure to cold.

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