... Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Thursday morning
through Thursday evening...
* timing... rain will change to freezing rain and sleet by around
midday to early afternoon close to Interstate 80... and by sunset
or early in the evening for southeast Nebraska and southwest
Iowa. Light snow accumulation may then follow the ice and sleet
on Thursday evening into Thursday night.
* Ice and snow accumulations... freezing rain may bring
significant ice accumulation of up to a tenth to a quarter
inch during the day on Thursday... followed by an accumulation
of sleet and then an inch or less of snow.
* Other impacts... north winds of 15 to 30 mph... with higher
gusts... possible Thursday into Friday. Should significant icing
materialize... the combination of ice and wind may create power
outages. Ice... sleet... and snow could create treacherous travel
conditions on Thanksgiving day into early Friday.
A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow... sleet... or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.
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Statement as of 9:45 PM CST on November 24, 2015