Snow In The Forecast For Eastern Nebraska, Minimal Totals In Area

WAYNE – Parts of eastern Nebraska will see accumulation of snow Friday into Saturday as a winter weather advisory was issued. Northeast Nebraska is expected to see less than two inches of snow.

According to a release from the National Weather Service – Omaha Center, several inches of snow are likely to cause hazardous travel conditions. A mix of rain and snow will begin Friday morning and quickly become all snow. The heaviest snow is excepted during the evening commute between 5 – 8 p.m.

Wayne, Norfolk and Albion could see a dusting up to two inches while Fremont, Lincoln and Omaha are expected to get 2 – 5 inches from Friday through Saturday evening. Fremont, Lincoln and Omaha also have a 30% or higher chance for the potential of four + inches of snow accumulation.

Blowing snow with wind gusts 20-25 from the north is expected. The greatest impact is near and south of a Columbus to Blair to Atlantic line with a band of heavier snow occurring with the best chance being along a line from Columbus to Tekamah.

Widespread snow is expected to continue overnight with the snow moving east of the area between 3 – 6 a.m. Saturday.

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