Blizzard warnings are up for several states and some areas could get up to two feet of snow! Winds gusting as high at 50 miles per hour will cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Expect blowing and drifting snow, reducing visibility as you travel towards Kansas and Nebraska.
Friday night after sunset rain will begin to change to snow from west to east as the cold side of this storm system moves in.
Travel will be very risky to impossible.
In fact, the National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for northern and western Siouxland from Friday evening into Saturday evening.
A winter storm is bringing snow to northwest Kansas along with strong winds that will create blizzard conditions.
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Video from the scene showed uprooted trees, overturned cards, damaged buildings and downed power lines. Visibility is poor. Travel is extremely unsafe. High winds may cause blow over of high profile vehicles. If you must travel, include a auto emergency kit in your vehicle and be sure to alert someone that you are departing and advise them of your route and expected arrival time.
Severe thunderstorms also popped up to the north Friday morning in parts of Wisconsin, Minnesota and South Dakota.
If you stay home, it is a good idea to make sure your home emergency kit is well-stocked, too, due to the possibility of power failures. Dozens of school districts canceled classes ahead of snow accumulation expected to reach as much as 18 inches in some areas.
Area school, including RE-1 Valley and Merino, called off school for today yesterday based on anticipated conditions.