Heavier snow bands shift north in Nebraska
A winter storm blowing into Nebraska Saturday night may drop heavier amounts of snow in the Sandhills. Meteorologist say accumulating snow and strong winds start tonight and continue into Sunday with the greatest impacts across northern Nebraska.
The precipitation will start as rain and switch to snow. Cold air in the wake of the storm with wind chills near zero and lows in the teens through midweek. Snowfall amounts are a bit higher across northern Nebraska and a little lower across southwest Nebraska.
Peak wind speeds expected Sunday morning into the mid afternoon hours Sunday. winds could top 45-50mph around North Platte, with 50-60 mph gusts near McCook. Coldest wind chills will occur Monday morning.
Wide swath of accumulating snow expected. Band of highest totals (6”+) are expected across northern Nebraska. Band of heavier snow could shift so stay tuned for further updates.