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Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Watch
Issued: 3:59 AM CST Feb. 22, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Saturday afternoon
through Sunday afternoon...

* what... blizzard conditions possible. Total snow accumulations
of 2 to 8 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze
possible. Winds could gust as high as 35 to 55 mph. Near zero
whiteout conditions.

* Where... portions of east central and southeast Nebraska and
southwest and west central Iowa.

* When... heaviest snowfall Saturday afternoon and evening, with
blowing snow possibly lingering into Sunday afternoon.

* Additional details... area roadways may become extremely
hazardous or impassable. Areas of blowing snow could
significantly reduce visibility. Gusty winds could bring down
tree branches and power outages.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Watch for blizzard conditions means there is a
potential for falling and/or blowing snow with strong winds and
extremely poor visibilities. This can lead to whiteout conditions
and make travel very dangerous.