Blizzard warning for McLeod County

Hugh Fox
April 15, 2018

Areas on the west fringes of the Twin Cities like Hutchinson and Glencoe could see blizzard conditions.

Snow, freezing rain and high winds were expected through Saturday night, with heavy ice accumulations in parts of MI through Sunday morning.

During the evening and overnight the rain will change over to all snow and track east with the heaviest snow likely along and north of Interstate 70.

Zones at risk for severe thunderstorms on Friday
Zones at risk for severe thunderstorms on Friday

Now, National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has placed most Northwest Iowa counties in a Blizzard Warning, as also were the five closest Northeast Nebraska counties and all but a few northern counties South Dakota near the North Dakota border.

The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning is in effect from 1 p.m. Friday to 7p.m. Saturday for a good portion of western and central Nebraska.

Travel will be very risky to impossible.

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Current weather forecasts predict blizzard conditions in much of Northwest Kansas Friday through Saturday.

Video from the scene showed uprooted trees, overturned cards, damaged buildings and downed power lines.

Motorists or anyone outdoors could experience whiteout conditions with extremely low visibility. Additional snow accumulations of 10 to 14 inches are expected. 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 and if you must travel have a winter survival kit with you.

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"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.

The latest road conditions can be obtained by calling 5-1-1.

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