Otoe County Reports 59 Inches Of Snow So Far This Winter

NEBRASKA CITY – Otoe County Highway Superintendent Jon Brinkman told county commissioners Tuesday that at least one lane is open on county roads after this weekend’s blizzard.

The county has recorded nearly 60 inches of snow this winter, with the latest few inches coming with high winds and drifting.

Courtesy Otoe County Roads Department

The county had plow trucks on hard-surfaced roads and 11 graders on rural roads. After nine hours Sunday and 10 hours Monday, Brinkman said all the roads are open. He expects roads to be plowed to allow two lanes by the end of the day Tuesday.

Brinkman said this winter’s snowfall is the worst since 2009, when the county had three blizzards.

The National Weather Service is forecasting a chance of sleet and snow on Friday and into Friday night.

 

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