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Winter Storm Watch issued January 19 at 2:58PM CST until January 22 at 12:00PM CST by NWS
Effective: 6 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018
Expires: noon on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018

...Winter Storm Expected Sunday Into Monday Morning...
.A storm system will track east and strengthen as we head through
the weekend. There is good forecast model agreement that this
storm system will bring periods of snow with strong winds to
portions of south central Nebraska and north central Kansas
Sunday through Monday morning. Ahead of the snow, freezing drizzle
will be possible, bringing the potential for light icing.
...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...
* WHAT...Heavy snow, light freezing drizzle, low visibility and
drifting snow are all possible. Total snow accumulations ranging
from 2 to 8 inches and a light glaze of ice. The heaviest
snowfall amounts of 5 to 8 inches are currently expected to
occur generally along and northwest of a line from Beaver City,
to Grand Island to Osceola Nebraska.
* WHERE...Portions of south central Nebraska and north central
Kansas.
* WHEN...Freezing drizzle is possible early Sunday morning, with
the precipitation type transitioning over to all snow by late
Sunday afternoon and evening. Snow is expected to taper off by
early afternoon Monday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Wind gusts reaching near 45 MPH may result
in significant reductions in visibility and drifting snow
Sunday night into Monday morning.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.

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