Monday, January 25, 2010
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[January 25, 2010]  The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued a winter weather advisory for blowing snow. The advisory is in effect from 6 p.m. Monday to 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Timing: Blowing snow will most pronounced Monday night into Tuesday morning as the combination of light snowfall and wind gusts approaching 40 mph will produce low visibilities.

Accumulations: Additional snow accumulations of around an inch can be expected overnight, with total accumulations across the advisory area up to 2 inches.

Wind: West winds of 20 to 30 mph, with occasional gusts near 40 mph.

Effects: North-south roadways will be affected the most Monday night, due to the strong west winds and blowing snow.

Precautionary, preparedness actions: Motorists venturing out on area roadways need to be prepared for rapidly changing conditions Monday night due to the blowing snow. Visibilities in some of the open areas will be reduced to less than a half-mile at times. Allow plenty of time to reach your destination.

[Text from file received from Terry Storer, Logan County Emergency Management Agency]


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