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Warning: winter storm heading western Nebraska’s way

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A winter storm warning has been issued for western Nebraska, which could see up to eight inches of snow fall after a storm roaring through Colorado moves east. The National Weather Service in North Platte issued the storm warning set to begin at three o’clock in the morning Tuesday and end at midnight Tuesday. Travel […]

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Brother, can you spare a tire? Better check your trunk…

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As winter weather approaches, one of the last things Nebraska motorists want to hear is the whup-whup-whup of a flat tire on their vehicle, but a new study finds more than a third of all new cars being sold don’t come equipped with spare tires. Gail Weinholzer, spokeswoman for AAA-Nebraska, says if you’ve bought a […]

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Snow out west, tornado warning to the east – Nebraska weather has it all

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Winter weather came a little early to western Nebraska today as severe storms hit southeastern Nebraska. A number of accidents have been reported along numerous western Nebraska roadways, including Interstate 80. The National Weather Service reports 4 ½ inches of wet, heavy snow fell in parts of western Nebraska. Temperatures are expected to drop to […]

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Snow, wind hit western Nebraska

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Wind and snow buffet western Nebraska, reducing visibility near the Nebraska-Colorado state line. Some reports estimate visibility reduced to a quarter of a mile in some locations. The snow keeps moving east in Nebraska. Forecaster Bill Taylor with the National Weather Service says much of the worst part of the storm has hit near the […]

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Nebraska weather includes winter weather advisories to severe thunderstorms

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Winter weather officially arrived in parts of Nebraska today. National Weather Service – Valley Meteorologist David Eastlack says a winter weather advisories are in effect many areas in central and western Nebraska. Eastlack says there are several stations in western Nebraska that are reporting snow. He says they should get upwards of two inches of […]

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Blizzards to twisters in Wednesday’s forecast

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Weather in Nebraska on Wednesday will be a mixed bag ranging from snow in the west to severe thunderstorms in the east.   Cathy Zapotocny is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Valley and says there is an intense level of low pressure that is tracking across southeast Nebraska. She says with this dynamic […]

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State climatologist expects to ride roller coaster this winter (AUDIO)

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A state climatologist expects a warmer and dryer than normal winter, though he expects us to ride a roller-coaster of temperatures in the next few months. State Climatologist Ken Dewey with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln says an unusually strong El Nino is starting to lock in a warmer and dryer winter. But, that doesn’t mean […]

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Enjoy the warmth while it lasts, as snow is possible soon

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Forecasters say Nebraska will have warmer-than-normal temperatures for the next day or so, but a cool front should arrive as soon as late Wednesday, along with the chance for scattered snow in western Nebraska. It coincides with Winter Weather Awareness Day, which is Thursday. Meteorologist Rod Donavon, at the National Weather Service, says the goal […]

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Weather may have led Yost to turn to Madson

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Royals manager Ned Yost's decision to start the eighth inning of Game 6 of the American League Championship Series with Ryan Madson on the mound, rather than closer Wade Davis while clinging to a two-run lead that was quickly erased, partly stemmed fro...

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Temperatures dip to near freezing overnight, warmer weather on the way

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Cold weather has Nebraska in its grip. The National Weather Service says a freeze warning remains in effect over much of the state with a frost advisory still in effect this morning for southeastern Nebraska. The Weather Service forecasts temperatures only reaching into the upper 50s in eastern Nebraska, near 60 in western and central […]

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Hot part on a combine sparked southeast Nebraska wildfire

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A hot part on a combine ignited dry material in a field, sparking a wildfire in southeastern Nebraska. The fire burned between 180 and 200 acres before being extinguished. Another combine started a second fire, destroying the combine and burning ground within 200 yards. Beatrice Rural Fire Chief Jim Engel says in the dry, windy […]

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Conditions lead to wildfires in southeastern Nebraska

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High winds sparked wildfires in southeastern Nebraska on a day the National Weather Service issued a red flag warning for high fire danger, due to high winds and low humidity. Rural fire departments from Beatrice and Pickrell battled a series of wind-whipped field fires north of Beatrice Monday that destroyed a combine and led to […]

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Stormy fall, early winter may be in store for Nebraska

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Long-range weather forecasts are turning more active as we head into fall. State climatologist Al Dutcher says the El Nino weather pattern seems to be growing, which is often a sign of a milder winter to come for the Midwest. “We’re seeing these upper air lows moving from the western United States through the Northern […]

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Developing El Nino pattern may bring Nebraska a milder winter

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Forecasters say Nebraska and the rest of the Midwest will likely have a mild winter because of the El Nino weather pattern that’s forming. A strong El Nino, characterized by warm water in the central and east-central Pacific Ocean, is expected to start this fall and may extend into next spring. National Weather Service meteorologist Wes […]

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Wymore, in southeastern Nebraska, hit again by storms

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Wymore is recovering, once again, from severe weather. For a second time this week, severe weather hit the city of Wymore in southeastern Nebraska. City Emergency Manager Mark Meints reports heavy rain, hail, and strong winds ripped through the middle of the town early this morning. “We have a lot of power lines down yet, […]

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