Wednesday, Feb. 14
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Blizzard buries Logan County

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[FEB. 14, 2007]  "Our primary problem is travel," Terry Storer from Logan County Emergency Management Agency said Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. Several roads are still closed due to stranded vehicles that the plows cannot get around yet.

  • Route 121 from Mount Pulaski east to the county line

  • Route 54 between Mount Pulaski and Chestnut

  • Route 10 east from Lincoln to the county line

  • Numerous major roads to the north of the county leading to Armington and Minier are closed.


  • Route 10 west from Lincoln to New Holland has just opened.

  • Interstate 55 is open with scattered slick spots.

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City of Lincoln roads are snow-covered and hazardous. Primary roads are plowed. Secondary roads are drifted with unknown depths of snow.

Area shelters were not activated last night. The hotels saw a few extra guests, Storer said.

Reported snowfall amounts varied from 10 to 15 inches in and around Lincoln. Drifts over roads were reported as high as 8 feet.

[Jan Youngquist]

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