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Forecast: Blizzard warning for Pottawattamie County

Forecast: Blizzard warning for Pottawattamie County

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Pottawattamie County is in a blizzard warning until 6 p.m. today. Roads may be slippery and blowing snow could greatly impact visibility.

The area could see a total of 2 to 4 inches of snow, with winds from the northwest gusting as high as 55 mph at times, according to the National Weather Service in Valley, Nebraska.

Today will have a high of 30 with an 80% chance of snow.

Tonight, temps will drop down into the lowers 20s as winds continue, gusting as high as 3 mph at times.

It’s possible there’ll already be 1 to 3 inches of snow on the ground from Thursday overnight as well.

The forecast, according to the weather service:

Today: Snow, mainly before 11 a.m. Patchy blowing snow. High near 30. Windy, with a north northwest wind 23 to 33 mph, with gusts as high as 55 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches possible.

Tonight: Patchy blowing snow before 9 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20. Blustery, with a north northwest wind 13 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.

Saturday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 31. Northwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 16 mph.

Saturday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.

Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 36.

Sunday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

M.L.King Day: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40.

Monday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 35.

Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 22.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 41.

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