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Blizzard Warning
Issued: 12:43 AM CST Jan. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Blizzard Warning remains in effect until 3 PM CST this
afternoon...

* what... blizzard conditions are expected to expand across the
warned area especially after 6 am. Travel will be very dangerous
to impossible, including during the morning commute. Additional
snow accumulations of 5 to 8 inches, with localized amounts up
to 10 inches, are expected along and north of Interstate 80.
South of Interstate 80 over the warned area snowfall amounts
will likely range from 2 to 6 inches, with localized amounts up
to 7 inches.

* Where... portions of north central Kansas and central, east
central and south central Nebraska.

* When... until 3 PM CST this afternoon.

* Additional details... winds gusting as high as 50 mph will
cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Significant
drifting of the snow is likely.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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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