Winter Storm Warning For Nebraska; 6-8 Inches Forecast For Beatrice

Snow is forecast to continue across the southern half of eastern Nebraska and much of southwest Iowa through this afternoon. A Winter Weather Storm Warning and a Winter Weather Advisory have been posted for parts of southeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa where snow amounts of 2 to 8 inches is expected to accumulate. The snow should diminish from west to east after Noon, pushing east of the area around 4 PM.

WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON

WHAT: Heavy snow. Total snow amounts from 4 to 8 inches with locally higher amounts possible.

WHERE: Portions of southeast Nebraska.

WHEN: Until 4 PM CDT this afternoon.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Plan on difficult travel conditions. Expect significant reductions in visibility at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS

A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions will make travel very hazardous or impossible. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 511.

Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids and graduated from Valley Heights High School in 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communications. In 2002 Derek joined Taylor Communications, Inc. in Salina, Kansas working in digital media for 550 AM KFRM and 100.9 FM KCLY. Following that stop, he joined Dierking Communications, Inc. stations KNDY AM & FM as a board operator and fill-in sports play-by-play announcer. Starting in 2005 Derek joined the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network as a Studio Coordinator at 101 The Fox in Kansas City, a role he would serve for 15 years culminating in the Super Bowl LIV Championship game broadcast. In 2021 he moved to Audacy, formerly known as Entercom Communications, Inc. and 106.5 The Wolf and 610 Sports Radio, the new flagship stations of the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, the largest radio network in the NFL. Through all of this, Derek continues to serve as the Digital Media Director for Sunflower State Radio, the digital and social media operations of Dierking Communications, Inc. and the 6 radio stations it owns and operates across Kansas.