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Tue Dec 18, 2012, 09:09 AM

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

http://forecast.weather.gov/showsigwx.php?warnzone=NEZ052&warncounty=NEC055&firewxzone=NEZ052&local_place1=&product1=Winter+Storm+Watch

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
316 AM CST TUE DEC 18 2012

...FIRST WINTER STORM OF THE YEAR POSSIBLE ON WEDNESDAY AND
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.A STORM SYSTEM WILL SPREAD SNOW INTO EASTERN NEBRASKA BY MIDDAY
ON WEDNESDAY...WITH SNOW SPREADING ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. SNOW MAY INITIALLY MIX WITH OR START AS RAIN
OVER FAR SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA...BUT THE PRECIPITATION SHOULD BE ALL
SNOW ACROSS EASTERN NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA BY LATE WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON. SNOW AMOUNTS WILL DEPEND ON HOW QUICKLY PRECIPITATION
BECOMES ALL SNOW ACROSS THE AREA...BUT THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR
SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOWFALL. ALSO...GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL CREATE
DANGEROUS BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW CONDITIONS BY WEDNESDAY
NIGHT...INCLUDING NEAR-WHITEOUT TO WHITEOUT CONDITIONS.

IAZ043-055-056-069-079-080-090-091-NEZ034-043>045-050>053-065>068-
078-088>093-181930-
/O.CON.KOAX.WS.A.0002.121219T1800Z-121220T1200Z/
MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-
PAGE-BURT-COLFAX-DODGE-WASHINGTON-BUTLER-SAUNDERS-DOUGLAS-SARPY-
SEWARD-LANCASTER-CASS-OTOE-SALINE-JEFFERSON-GAGE-JOHNSON-NEMAHA-
PAWNEE-RICHARDSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONAWA...MAPLETON...MISSOURI VALLEY...
WOODBINE...LOGAN...DUNLAP...HARLAN...COUNCIL BLUFFS...GLENWOOD...
RED OAK...SIDNEY...HAMBURG...TABOR...FARRAGUT...CLARINDA...
SHENANDOAH...TEKAMAH...OAKLAND...LYONS...DECATUR...SCHUYLER...
FREMONT...BLAIR...DAVID CITY...WAHOO...ASHLAND...YUTAN...OMAHA...
BELLEVUE...PAPILLION...LA VISTA...SEWARD...MILFORD...LINCOLN...
PLATTSMOUTH...NEBRASKA CITY...CRETE...WILBER...FAIRBURY...
BEATRICE...TECUMSEH...STERLING...AUBURN...PAWNEE CITY...
TABLE ROCK...FALLS CITY
316 AM CST TUE DEC 18 2012

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

* TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN BY MIDDAY ON WEDNESDAY IN EASTERN
NEBRASKA...SPREADING INTO WESTERN IOWA BY MID AFTERNOON.

* MAIN IMPACT...SNOWFALL OF UP TO SEVEN INCHES IS POSSIBLE IN THE
HEAVIEST BAND...ALTHOUGH THE LOCATION AND POTENTIAL HIGHEST
AMOUNTS MAY CHANGE AS THE FORECAST OF THE STORM TRACK FLUCTUATES.

* OTHER IMPACTS...GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL CREATE BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW ON WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO THURSDAY MORNING...WITH
WHITEOUT CONDITIONS POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

FOBERT


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rurallib Dec 2012 #1
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OmahaBlueDog Dec 2012 #5
newfie11 Dec 2012 #2
OmahaBlueDog Dec 2012 #4

Response to OmahaBlueDog (Original post)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 09:22 AM

1. We in Iowa would appreciate your keeping this in your state

We are tired of having Nebraska sending their garbage to Iowa and request you keeping stuff like this within your borders henceforth.
We appreciate your action on this matter.

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Response to rurallib (Reply #1)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 09:25 AM

3. LOL

Hope every has a nice white Xmas. Be safe.

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Response to rurallib (Reply #1)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 02:00 PM

5. Look pal - we won the Heroes game fair and square

If you don't want our weather, the Hawkeyes should invest in a new coach

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Response to OmahaBlueDog (Original post)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 09:23 AM

2. Fingers crossed we get snow in scottsbluff co.

We have the wind but really really need moisture.

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Response to newfie11 (Reply #2)

Tue Dec 18, 2012, 01:59 PM

4. True that

Actually, we all need the moisture -- even Eastern NE still is below normal

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