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Winter storm hitting region - Omaha declares snow emergency

Resources for Monday's storm
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Posted at 10:16 AM, Jan 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-25 14:59:09-05

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The massive snowstorm predicted for Monday has arrived.

As of Monday afternoon, the 3 News Now Weather Alert Team was forecasting 9-12 inches of snow for the Omaha metro with totals increasing to the south and decreasing to the north.

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Omaha has declared a snow emergency starting at midnight Monday (heading in to Tuesday morning). In residential areas, this means you can only park your car on the side of the street with even-numbered addresses on even-numbered days and on the side of the street with odd-numbered addresses on odd-numbered days.

Other local areas already announced snow emergencies. Find a running list of those here.

Hundreds of schools, churches and businesses in the Metro area closed on Monday . Click here for any closings or delays that come in.

While the best plan of action might be to stay inside on Monday, be sure to check live traffic conditions if you do have to go out. You can also check the Nebraska DOT and Iowa DOT websites for additional road conditions.

To find out where plows are in Omaha, click here. To see where Nebraska DOT plows are, click here. If you're in Iowa, click here to track DOT plows there.

Air travel in or out of Eppley Airfield could be impacted as well. If you plan on flying in or out of Omaha on Monday, be sure to check Eppley Airfield's arrival and departures list for flight impacts.

If you're traveling by train, check Amtrak's service notices and delays page.

For bus riders in the metro, click here to see any service-related impacts.

Should the snow cause any power issues, OPPD customers can click this link to view or report power outages.

M.U.D. customers can find any service alerts here.

Black Hills Energy customers can report or view outages here.

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