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Winter Weather Is Returning To Northeast Nebraska
Winter weather returned to Northeast Nebraska on Sunday - a day after temperatures reached nearly 80 degrees.
While Saturday was full of sunshine, Sunday has been wet and cold with the weather expected to deteriorate throughout the day in Northeast Nebraska, including Antelope County.
According to the National Weather Service (NWS), temperatures will decrease and the wind will increase throughout the day.
A wind advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. Sunday with very strong winds through the late afternoon. Winds are expected to be between 25-35 mph with gusts of 50 mph expected.
The wind will cause difficult driving conditions, according to the NWS, especially on east to west roads. The rain will mix with or change to snow in the afternoon. Wind driven snow could reduce visibility to 1/2 mile or less at times.
There is an 80 percent chance of rain and snow in the area Sunday.
The NWS said a low pressure system from Northern Oklahoma is expected to reach into Northeast Missouri by the evening.
Weather throughout the week is expected to improve, according to weather.com. Temperatures in Antelope County on Easter Sunday are expected to be in the 70s with winds out of the east at less than 10 mph.