Lincoln Transportation and Utilities has declared a Snow Emergency for the City of Lincoln effective at 8 p.m. tonight, Wednesday, December 21. No parking bans will be in effect at that time, but residents are asked to prepare for removal of vehicles from emergency snow routes, bus routes and arterial streets, if necessary.
City Operations: Crews are on patrol applying granular salt pre-wet with brine. Additional crews are standing by for anticipated weather conditions.
National Weather Service: A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 7 p.m. Friday, December 23. Extreme cold, high winds, light icing, wind chills as low as 40 below zero, and snow accumulation up to 4 inches are possible.
Weather conditions: Cloudy
Street conditions: Streets are partially covered with slick spots. As the system moves through the area overnight, drivers should expect streets to become snow covered and snow packed. Strong northerly winds, blowing snow may create potential whiteout conditions.
Next update: 5 a.m. Thursday, December 22
Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln. Additional winter operations information is available at lincoln.ne.gov/snow.