The snow appears to have moved out of the area, but it’s still windy. Slick roads and sidewalks remain a concern.
Hazardous travel conditions are expected throughout the day Thursday due to freezing drizzle/rain, stiff winds and snow across most of eastern Nebraska, western Iowa and northwest Missouri.
A winter weather advisory that was in effect for the entire area was cancelled early in the afternoon.
Schools throughout the region cancelled classes Thursday, but Lincoln schools remain open. Here’s a full list of closings reported to firstname.lastname@example.org.
No arrival or departure delays and no cancellations have been announced at Eppley Airfield. Eppley officials urged travelers to check with their airlines before arriving at the airport.
Area winds gusts at 8:30 a.m.: Norfolk, 49 mph; Tekamah, 48; Eppley Airfield, 48; Columbus, 46; Wayne, 46; Falls City, 46; Lincoln, 45; Albion, 45; Blair, 43; Clarinda, 41; Council Bluffs, 40; Harlan, 39; Fremont, 39; Beatrice, 39; Wahoo, 39; Nebraska City, 39; Red Oak, 36; Plattsmouth, 35; Offutt Air Force Base, 35; Millard, 35.