LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) – Rain, freezing rain, drizzle, freezing drizzle, winter mix and snow are possible in the region on Monday. A chance of snow is forecast for Tuesday. Colder temperatures return for the first half of the coming week and there also seems to be a breeze.
A strong storm system will move through the area on Monday and Tuesday. At this time, it looks like the panhandle and northwestern Nebraska will likely see snow for the duration of the event. In southwestern Nebraska, snow or a winter mix is forecast for the first half of Monday, then snow is likely Monday afternoon through Tuesday morning. The snow is expected to ease through Tuesday afternoon, but showers may persist into the evening. In north-central Nebraska, snow or winter mix is likely Monday, then snow is likely Monday evening through Tuesday morning. The snow is expected to fade by Tuesday afternoon or evening. In south-central Nebraska, rain or winter mix is likely Monday, then winter mix or snow is possible Monday evening. Snow is likely Tuesday morning before easing in the afternoon or evening. In northeast Nebraska, drizzle, freezing drizzle, rain, freezing rain and snow are possible Monday, then a winter mix or snow is likely Monday evening. Snow is likely Tuesday morning before easing in the afternoon or evening. In southeastern Nebraska, there could be drizzle or freezing drizzle early in the morning. Rain becomes likely late morning to early evening, then a change of the winter mix to snow is likely Monday evening through Tuesday morning. The snow is expected to fade by afternoon or early evening.
A winter storm warning is in effect for much of Nebraska Monday through Tuesday. An ice storm warning is in effect for part of northeast Nebraska at noon Monday through Tuesday evening. A winter weather advisory is in effect for parts of southwest, south-central and eastern Nebraska Monday through Tuesday. The heaviest snowpack appears to be in part of the panhandle and northern Nebraska. The greatest ice accumulation appears to be in parts of central and northeastern Nebraska. Travel will likely become very difficult, if not impossible, in some parts of the region. There could also be power outages and damage to trees, especially in areas with the most ice buildup. Surface temperatures and the path of the storm system will have a large impact on the type and amount of precipitation in the region. Continue to stay tuned for the latest predictions for the next couple of days.
It remains cold on Wednesday and Thursday before warming up on Friday. It may cool down a bit for the weekend. There is a chance of flurries or light flurries Wednesday primarily in eastern Nebraska. Rain and snow are possible on Saturday.
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