Lincoln Included in Winter Weather Advisory Until Friday Morning

31 December, 2018, 14:41 | Author: Donnie King
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Snow and sleet accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations up to one-tenth of an inch is expected, according to the National Weather Service.

There is also the possibility of the snow being mixed with rain, which could also turn into light freezing drizzle.

A 58-year-old woman in Louisiana was killed Wednesday evening when lightning struck a tree, which then fell on her home, according to TV station WDSU. Expect slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

In central Minnesota's Crow Wing County, a pedestrian was struck on a road by a pickup with a plow blade.

Well, the first phase of a two-day winter storm looks like it lived up to the hype, and now National Weather Service forecasters are predicting that the second and final phase will, too.

This snowfall will be in addition to the 5-6 inches received in the early morning hours of December 27.




Authorities had to rescue residents from about 25 area homes in Forrest County, Moore said.

Chenard said the storm system caused heavy rain and thunderstorms with the risk of flash floods in the southeastern United States, including parts of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.

Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer on Wednesday declared a state of emergency. "Apparently they spent the night in the cave or somewhere in that area and then they tried to come out early this morning".

And the storm system is not done yet, as it is forecast to bring heavy rain further east on Friday. Dramatic video posted to Facebook showed crews working to reach the truck as water reached the vehicle's windshield.

Officials in North Dakota issued a no-travel advisory for the eastern part of the state because of icy roads and reduced visibility.

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