Saturday: Winter Storm Warning!


On Saturday, the system is expected to dump some snow in parts of the Mississippi Valley, northern Great Lakes, South Dakota, and Nebraska. Snow levels to fall down to 5,500 Thursday and down to lower valley floors by Thursday night. Significant ice build up is possible on Sunday. Additionally, northeastern winds could reach speeds of 30-40 miles per hour during the storm. The freezing rain will change to over to rain Sunday evening.

The weather service on Wednesday expected less than an inch of snow to fall in Lincoln - and perhaps nothing in Omaha. Significant reductions in visibility are possible.

WEST YELLOWSTONE: Low: 31, High: 37. As colder air moves in, expect the freezing line to dip further to the south. The best chance for whiteouts will be late Friday night there. A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for much of the state, with a blizzard warning in southwestern Minnesota. Strong winds are also expected.&&$$. At 4 pm, the Consumers Energy Outage Map shows 16,122 customers without power, inc.

This is a unsafe storm for traveling especially Thursday afternoon through Friday morning. St. Lawrence County isn't technically under a warning, but the weather will be tough there as well.

"Snow accumulations of 6" - 14" is possible with up to 2' feet for higher elevations.

The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY, which will be in effect from 10PM Friday until 4PM Saturday, for the entire WDOR Broadcast area. And while we're getting a chance for some warm temperatures today, it's merely a tease as another winter-like storm is set to move into the state of MI over the weekend. Accumulations should be light in southern Lower.