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Crews in Lincoln on standby for winter weather conditions

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Posted at 12:35 PM, Nov 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-26 18:26:04-05

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — Update:

The City of Lincoln has released the following update as of 4:45:

Twenty City crews are applying granular salt pre-wet with anti-ice brine to arterial streets, emergency snow and bus routes as needed. Crews will remain on patrol to monitor street and weather conditions throughout the evening. Currently, Traffic Management reports wet pavement and normal driving conditions. Pavement surfaces are expected to remain above freezing this evening, but slick spots may develop overnight, especially on untreated areas.

A National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 9 a.m. Wednesday. Icing, winds up to 50 mph and snow accumulation up to five inches are possible.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln. Additional information is available on the City website at snow.lincoln.ne.gov. For more information, call the Traffic Management Center at 402-441-7644.

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The City of Lincoln says crews are monitoring area roads as an accumulation of up to five inches of snow remains possible. At this time, they say 20 crews are on standby, ready to spring into action.

From the city of Lincoln:

Twenty City crews are standing by to apply granular salt pre-wet with anti-ice brine to arterial streets, school and bus routes. Street and weather conditions are being monitored. Currently, Traffic Management reports wet pavement and normal driving conditions. Pavement surfaces are expected to remain above freezing this afternoon, but slick spots may develop as temperatures decrease overnight.

A National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 9 a.m. Wednesday. Winds up to 40 mph and snow accumulation up to five inches are possible.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln. Additional information is available on the City website at snow.lincoln.ne.gov. For more information, call the Traffic Management Center at 402-441-7644.