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Heavy mixed precipitation and high winds are expected as a winter weather warning has been issued for Antelope County from 5 a.m. Thursday, March 14, to 1 a.m. Friday, March 15.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for Antelope County. Heavy mixed precipitation is expected with total snow accumulations of 1 to 4 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze expected. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph. Some whiteout conditions may occur and travel is not recommended.
Plan on slippery road conditions. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning and evening commutes. Strong winds could cause significant damage to trees and power lines.
Rain will change to snow late tonight and continue Thursday. Winds will become northwest and increase to 25 to 40 mph with gusts up to 55 to 60 mph possible.