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Weather Alerts for Douglas Co   (NEZ052)

icn  WINTER STORM WARNING
DOUGLAS CO.   (NEZ052)

Effective: Sun, Feb 1, 2015 11:44am CST Severity: Moderate
Updated: Sun, Feb 1, 2015 11:44am CST Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, Feb 1, 2015 06:00pm CST Certainty: Likely

Areas Affected: Butler; Colfax; Cuming; Dodge; Douglas; Platte; Sarpy; Saunders; Stanton; Washington
 
Alert:
...NEAR-BLIZZARD CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TODAY...
.SNOW WILL CONTINUE TO FALL BEFORE TAPERING OFF BY LATE
AFTERNOON. ANOTHER ONE TO TWO INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE. IN
ADDITION...NORTH WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH
WILL CONTINUE AS WELL. THESE STRONG WINDS COUPLED WITH SNOW WILL
CREATED NEAR-BLIZZARD CONDITIONS THROUGH THE LATE AFTERNOON.
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...
* TIMING...SNOW WILL TAPER OFF BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
* SNOW ACCUMULATION...1 TO 2 INCHES.
* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH OR NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO 40 MPH.
* MAIN IMPACT...ROADS ARE SNOW COVERED...ICY AND HAZARDOUS. THE
BLOWING SNOW TODAY WILL CREATE NEAR-BLIZZARD CONDITIONS MAKING
DRIVING TODAY EVEN MORE HAZARDOUS...ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AND
RURAL AREAS.
* OTHER IMPACTS...THE COLD COMBINED WITH THE WIND WILL DROP WIND
CHILLS BELOW ZERO TODAY.
Instructions:
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF SNOW
ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN
EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.