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Winter Storm Through Thursday Night: UPDATE

Winter Storm Through Thursday Night: UPDATE

As another round of winter weather has prompted storm warnings and advisories across the state, the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) and Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) are urging motorists to be prepared. “This storm is expected to potentially bring up to a foot of snow in some areas of Nebraska,” said Colonel John Bolduc, Superintendent…Read more »

Salvation Army Receives Match Challenge

Salvation Army Receives Match Challenge

Major Mark Anderson with the Lincoln Salvation Army reports an anonymous donor will match every $20.00 donated in the Lincoln Area Red Kettles with another $20.00.  The Red Kettle Campaign is running a bit behind last year so this could very well be a boost to help them reach their goal.  The match will continue…Read more »

Kitten Frozen to Omaha City Storm Drain Rescued

Kitten Frozen to Omaha City Storm Drain Rescued

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – Nebraska Humane Society workers have rescued a kitten found frozen to an Omaha storm drain this week. The Omaha World-Herald reports that the 3- to 4-month-old black kitten was found Wednesday with its paws frozen to the midtown-area storm drain. Workers poured tepid water on the animal’s paws to release it.…Read more »

Unusual Weather Phenomenon

Unusual Weather Phenomenon

An unusual set of weather factors have combined to produce light snow across parts of Nebraska and Iowa due to steam being release from production plans in the Norfolk area.  The National Weather Service released the details early this morning: SitReport1204_2018AMRead more »

Lincoln Snow Removal Update: 5 am Monday Dec 3 2018

Lincoln Snow Removal Update: 5 am Monday Dec 3 2018

CITY OF LINCOLN – SNOW REMOVAL UPDATE Date: Monday, December 3, 2018 Time:  5 a.m. Drivers will see some snow and ice covered streets this morning and should be on the alert for frost and black ice.  You’re advised to allow extra time for your commute, slow down and allow plenty of following distance.  Twenty City…Read more »

Lincoln Streets:  Snow Removal Update Sunday 330pm

Lincoln Streets: Snow Removal Update Sunday 330pm

Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for the area until 6:00 pm. Date: Sunday, December 2, 2018 Time:  3:30 p.m. Thirty City crews are now plowing arterial streets and spreading material as needed, using granular salt pre-wet with brine.  Additional crews are on stand-by if additional plowing is needed.  Streets are generally wet and slushy…Read more »

Winter Weather Update-Lincoln Streets Update:  Sunday 11:20 am

Winter Weather Update-Lincoln Streets Update: Sunday 11:20 am

The Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6pm CST this Evening.  Occasional light snow with brief periods of moderate snow can be expected.  There could also be some additional blowing and drifting. Motorists are advised to use caution.  One additional consideration is some traffic lights are obscured due to accumulating snow.  Snow combined with…Read more »

Winter Weather Update:  6am Sunday December 2 2018

Winter Weather Update: 6am Sunday December 2 2018

The Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6pm this evening. With 5 to 8 inch snow totals in East Central Nebraska into Southwest Iowa hazardous travel can be expected due to slush and snow accumulation, reduced visibility and some blowing snow.  Strong Northwest winds of 15 to 30 mph can be expected with gusts…Read more »

Lincoln Street Condition Update:  930pm Saturday

Lincoln Street Condition Update: 930pm Saturday

Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018 Time:  9:15 p.m. Twenty City crews began treating arterials at 4 p.m. and continue to apply granular salt pre-wet with brine to help prevent snow and ice from bonding to the pavement.  Crews will patrol overnight to respond to changing conditions.  Pavement temperatures are expected to fall below freezing by…Read more »