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Seward County Emergency Management - Nebraska
Friday April 13th, 2018 :: 03:25 p.m. CDT

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Blizzard Warning until 07:00PM Saturday

...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA THROUGH SATURDAY... .A strong winter storm will bring heavy snow and winds gusting up to 45 mph or higher. This will create blizzard conditions in portions of northeast Nebraska. ...BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 7 PM CDT SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions expected. Winds gusting as high as 45 mph will cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Significant drifting of the snow is likely. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches, with localized amounts up to 7 inches, are expected.

* WHERE...Thurston, Cuming, Colfax, Butler and Seward Counties.

* WHEN...From 4 AM to 7 PM CDT Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel will be very dangerous to impossible. Tree branches could fall. Power outages are possible.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BUTLER ... COLFAX ... CUMING ... SEWARD ... THURSTON

Instructions:

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout conditions, making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded, stay with your vehicle. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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Address/Location
Seward County Emergency Management - Nebraska
322 S 14th St
Seward, NE 68434

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 402-643-4722

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Blizzard Warning

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