Snow Making Highway Traffic Treacherous

NEBRASKA CITY – Snowfall is making highway traffic treacherous.

Tow trucks were out Saturday morning on Highway 2 for an eastbound vehicle in the ditch and a truck and semi-trailer, both west of the weigh station.

Motorists and law enforcement are reporting snow covered highways in southeast Nebraska, southwest Iowa and northwest Missouri.

A jack-knife truck and semi-trailer had Highway 50 blocked around 11:30 a.m. near the Kansas State line.

Here is the latest about the snow event

FAIRFAX, Mo. — The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a Maryville, Mo., woman was injured when her car slid through an intersection Saturday and hit a tree.

Minor injuries are reported to the driver, 46-year-old Tina Stiff, who was westbound on Missouri Highway 46 near Fairfax.

FALLS CITY – The Richardson County Sheriff’s Office reports a one-vehicle, roll-over accident on Highway 105 and 633 Boulevard.

No injuries were reported for the driver of the vehicle, 48-year-0ld Paulo Bruxellas of Humboldt.

Brenner Field at Falls City has been reporting fog, misty and snow since 5:53 p.m. on Friday. Temperatures reached a two-day low of 30 degrees at 8 a.m. Saturday.

Highway 75 is reported completely snow covered at 8:45 a.m. Snow covered from Kansas State Line, including US Highway 73.


NEBRASKA CITY – Morton-James Public Library will be closed today due to staffing issues associated with weather conditions.

The library reports that fines will not accrue for for today and official post will be made on Library’s Facebook page.

Regular hours will resume on Monday.

HAMBURG — A foot of snow was reported in Hamburg, Iowa, on Saturday morning, with eight inches in a swath from Nebraska City to Shenandoah.

NEBRASKA CITY – The Nebraska City Municipal Airport began reporting snow at 5:35 p.m. on Friday. Visibility was reduced to three quarters of a mile around 8 p.m. and heavy snow continued to 11:30 p.m.

Snow continued for the next 10 hours. The low temperature in the 24-hour period was 29 degrees.


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