Winter Storm Warning Issued For Nebraska Counties

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO 7 PM CST FRIDAY

WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT WEDNESDAY NIGHT TO NOON CST SATURDAY

* WHAT: Heavy snow and blowing snow expected with brief freezing drizzle possibleΒ  Wednesday. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph. For the Wind Chill Warning, dangerously cold
wind chills expected. Wind chills as low as 45 below zero.

* WHERE: Portions of southwest and west central Iowa and east central and southeast Nebraska.

* WHEN: For the Winter Storm Warning, from noon Wednesday to 7 PM CST Friday. For the Wind Chill Warning, from midnight Wednesday night to noon CST Saturday.

* IMPACTS: Travel will become dangerous if not impossible at times. Widespread blowing snow will significantly reduce visibility. The dangerously cold wind chills will cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 10 minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.

Avoid outside activities if possible. When outside, make sure you wear appropriate clothing, a hat, and gloves.

The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 511.

Derek Nester
Derek Nesterhttp://www.sunflowerstateradio.com
Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2020 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.

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