3-5 Inches of Snow Expected From Winter Storm Yona
An April snowstorm may be on the way for the area with as much as five inches of snow in the forecast.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory in effect from 1 p.m. Thursday until 7 a.m. Friday.
Winter Storm Yona, the 25th named storm of the season, could drop as much as 18 inches of snow in the Great Lakes area.
Snow is expected to move into Northeast Nebraska on Thursday afternoon with a period of moderate to heavy snowfall late Thursday afternoon and evening. The snow will spread east toward the Missouri River by midnight and begin to diminish Friday morning.
The NWS is predicting snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches with up to 6 inches possible in a few locations in Nebraska.
Temperatures will fall below freezing Thursday night, resulting in slick and icy conditions on untreated surfaces. North and northwest winds of 15 to 25 mph could cause blowing and drifting snow.