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Winter storm bypasses Nebraska, even as strange pattern hits nation (AUDIO)

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Some strange winter weather has hit the country even as a predicted snow storm largely missed Nebraska. Snow, freezing rain, sleet, regular ole rain; we’ve nearly seen it all so far this winter. “In a word, this has been a wet weather pattern across a good part of the country for a good part of […]

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Winter storm warning for parts of eastern Nebraska

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A winter storm warning is in effect for parts of eastern Nebraska until 3 a.m. Tuesday. National Weather Service – Omaha Meteorologist Dave Fobert says the Omaha area will have periods of heavy snow into the middle part of the afternoon and then light snow into the early evening hours. This is making travel very […]

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Beating the winter blues may just involve the flick of a switch

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During this first week of winter, Nebraskans are reminded there are relatively easy fixes if they find they’re being bogged down by a case of the blues. Epidemiologist Dr. Patty Quinlisk says Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is brought on by a lack of exposure to sunlight and it can make people feel moody and […]

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Wicked winter weather hits western Nebraska

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Winter weather has returned to western Nebraska, carrying quite a punch. Winter weather advisories and warnings still remain in effect in western Nebraska. As much as five inches of snow has fallen in many areas with freezing drizzle prior to the snow, which is making travel difficult. Forecaster Kenny Roberg with the National Weather Service […]

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Winter storms dumping heavy snow on Panhandle

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A Winter Storm Warning is posted for a large section of western Nebraska through tonight and in some areas, into tomorrow. Forecasters say parts of the region may see up to 10 inches of new snow, with high temperatures in the 20s and lows in the teens. Gusty winds could make blowing and drifting snow […]

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Winter mix hits Nebraska as temperatures drop throughout state

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A mixture of moisture in Nebraska this morning. South-central Nebraska is under a winter advisory issued by the National Weather Service for today. It is expected to be mostly cloudy with morning rain and snow in south-central through eastern Nebraska. Highs will range from the 30s to the lower 40s. Snow and rain is expected […]

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New (and old) technologies can help keep you on the road this winter

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Nebraska drivers may be cursing the return of winter weather and many of us already have helpful technology in our cars, but we don’t always understand how it works. Vehicle safety expert Daniel McGehee says automatic braking systems, or ABS, have been around 20 years, yet it’s a very misunderstood safety feature. “Most cars have […]

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State road crews strive to sweep away the snow and keep us rolling

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As Nebraskans dig out their driveways and sidewalks after the latest snowstorm, crews from the Nebraska Department of Roads are working round-the-clock to clear off our highways. Kevin Domogalla is the District 3 engineer for the DOR, based in Norfolk, and he says they’re vigilant. “Our goal is to, when we do get snow, get […]

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Much of Nebraska in a winter weather warning or advisory

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It is a wintery Monday across Nebraska today. Many counties are in a winter storm warning until either 6 p.m. or midnight. Becky Kern is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Valley and says there is rainfall along the Kansas border but the further north you travel the more snowfall you will see. […]

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Eastern Nebraska hit with freezing rain, snow; rest of state under advisory

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Eastern Nebraska is under a winter storm warning today with a winter weather advisory in place for the central region. The National Weather Service reports freezing rain in eastern Nebraska has given way to snow. The high today should reach near 30. The chance of snow continues throughout the night with lows dipping down to […]

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Winter hits Nebraska hard on Thanksgiving, begins to loosen grip

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Winter hit Nebraska hard on Thanksgiving. A mixture of freezing rain, sleet, and snow fell throughout the state as temperatures steadily dropped throughout the day. The winter storm has passed through the state for the most part. The National Weather Service forecasts a mostly cloudy day today with a slight chance of light snow in […]

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Unwelcomed: winter weather coming to Nebraska this Thanksgiving

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Wicker winter weather will be an uninvited guest this Thanksgiving. State Climatologist Ken Dewey with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln says Nebraska will soon get a real taste of winter. “Cold air has been held up in Canada all fall so there’s a lot of supply of cold air up there. And, when it plunges south […]

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Snow, freezing rain in Nebraska’s Thanksgiving forecast

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Nebraskans planning travel on Thanksgiving Day should be ready for some form of precipitation. National Weather Service Meteorologist Van DeWald says those in western Nebraska can expect a couple inches of snowfall. He says the biggest problems will be in central and eastern Nebraska. DeWald says, “Thursday morning it should be warm enough for all […]

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If your car ends up snowbound today, are you prepared?

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With snow in the forecast and Thanksgiving travel next week, Nebraska motorists are encouraged to take a few precautions, pronto. An emergency kit is a must for your vehicle’s trunk, so you’re prepared for the unexpected. Ann Avery, the Nebraska spokeswoman for State Farm Insurance, says several staples should be in everyone’s vehicle, before the […]

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Winter returns to much of Nebraska Friday

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Many Nebraskans will be breaking out the snow shovel on Friday. Brian Smith is the warning coordination meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Valley and says a fast moving clipper system will arrive in the northern part of the state Friday morning toward the Nebraska – South Dakota border and spread to the southeast […]

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