Freezing drizzle, snow, cold and wind to hit the region

Freezing drizzle, snow, cold and wind to hit the region
World-Herald News Service

The National Weather Service office in Valley is warning of slick road conditions during commutes on Wednesday and Thursday.

A potential for freezing drizzle, sleet and snow is forecast for Nebraska City, Rock Port and Shenandoah through Thursday morning. All of southeast Nebraska, southwest Iowa and northwest Missouri are in a winter weather advisory until noon Thursday.

Up to an inch of snow is forecast with ice accumulations expected to be around one tenth of an inch. Winds could gust as high as 40 MPH on Thursday.

Highs on Wednesday will be in the lower 20’s with lows in the single digits. On Thursday, the temperature will reach only 12 degrees and wind chill values could be as low as -15. Lows will fall just below zero and wind chill values will hover around -15 to -20.

Elsewhere across the central U.S., the weather is worse, so if you’re traveling, check forecasts and road conditions.

In the long-range forecast from the U.S. Climate Prediction Center, odds favor colder than normal weather over the next two weeks in Nebraska and western Iowa.

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