Ice and wind primary threats from winter storm, up to 1 inch of snow expected

Ice and wind primary threats from winter storm, up to 1 inch of snow expected
National Weather Service graphic 1/11/17

OMAHA/VALLEY — A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for northeast Nebraska including the cities of Norfolk and Columbus. Forecasters say that additional light freezing drizzle and sleet possible before changing to all snow. Up to an inch of snow accumulation. Gusty northwest winds will increase driving difficulties in northeast Nebraska until 6 PM this evening.

Winds gusting as high as 45 mph will cause reduced visibility as snow falls, as well as increased driving difficulty on slick roads.. Cold wind chills as low as 15 below zero will cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin.

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