Another round of winter weather on the way for much of Nebraska
HASTINGS, Neb. -- Over 70 percent of Nebraska is gearing up for winter weather once again, with 67 of the state's 93 counties under a winter storm watch until late Wednesday.
The watch goes into effect Tuesday evening, with up to 10 inches of snow possible in some parts of the state.
Valley, Greeley, Nance, Sherman, Howard, Merrick, Polk, Dawson, Buffalo, Hall, Hamilton, York, Gosper, Phelps, Kearney, Adams, Clay, Fillmore, Furnas, Harlan, Franklin, Webster, Nuckolls, Thurston, Antelope, Pierce, Wayne, Boone, Madison, Stanton, Cuming, Burt, Platte, Colfax, Dodge, Washington, Butler, Saunders, Douglas, Sarpy, Seward, Lancaster, Cass, Saline, Custer, Deuel, Keith, Perkins, Lincoln, Chase, Hayes, Frontier, Garden, Grant, Hooker, Thomas, Blaine, Loup, Garfield, Wheeler, Arthur, McPherson, Logan, Sheridan, Dundy, Hitchcock and Red Willow Counties are all under the winter storm watch.
Western Nebraska, especially along the I-80 corridor, could see 6-10 inches of snow, with an accompanying light glaze of ice possible. The storm will also bring 30 mph wind gusts.
Central Nebraska is expecting heavy rain possible, including freezing rain, and snow, with a total accumulation of 4-8 inches possible. The precipitation will be accompanied by 15-25 mph winds.
The eastern third of the state is expected to get hit last, with the storm not moving in until late Wednesday morning. Precipitation is expected to max out at four inches in most eastern Nebraska communities.