Lincoln is not included in the Blizzard warning or winter storm watch at this time.
The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, had issued tornado watches Friday for eastern Texas and western Louisiana, moving up through eastern Oklahoma, Kansas, Arkansas and into Missouri and Iowa.
Friday's contest between the Colorado Springs Sky Sox and the Round Rock Express at Security Service Field, 4385 Tutt Blvd., was postponed "due to high winds and cold temperature", the team said in a 3:05 p.m. tweet.More news: NYPost: Comey book alleges Trump asked him to disprove 'golden showers thing'
The start of the three-on-three soccer season sponsored by the Abilene Parks and Recreation Department has been cancelled Saturday because of potential weather conditions.
"Travel will be very unsafe to impossible, including during the evening commute on Friday". Damage to power lines may occur.
The heaviest of snow looks to fall in northwest Siouxland where a lot of areas will see from 6-12 inches. Much of Nebraska experienced wind gusts in excess of 50-60 miles per hour. the Ogallala area clocked a 68 miles per hour gust Friday afternoon. Do not travel. If you must travel, be sure to pack a winter survival kit. You may also call 5-1-1 from any phone.More news: Russia Performs Fire Maneuvers With Syria and Watches the US Ships
Because of winter weather conditions, the Kansas Department of Transportation closed K-27 from the US 36 junction to the Nebraska state line, and USA 36 from St. Francis to the Colorado state line.
"That that just kind of again speaks to how strong the system is, where you're going to get a lot of snow on the cold side, and severe thunderstorms in the warm part of the storm", Beitlich said.More news: Justice Department IG: Andrew McCabe "Lacked Candor"
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