WINTER WEATHER DASHBOARD: Your detailed guide...

Posted at 10:49 AM, Dec 29, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-29 11:49:34-05

As the latest band of snow prepares to hit the metro area, here's what you need to know. 

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Snow emergency declared in many areas - Several cities, including Omaha and Council Bluffs, have declared a snow emergency that goes into effect Monday afternoon. In Omaha, that means odd-even parking restrictions are in place as well as bans on parking on emergency snow routes.

RELATED: Omaha declares snow emergency ahead of winter storm

Dozens of activity cancellation - All Omaha Public School activities have been called off for Monday. Omaha community centers will also be closed. You can see all of the cancellations here.

Track the snow as it arrives - If you are planning your commute this morning, you can track the snow using our interactive radar. Click here to see the latest.

Roads could be a mess today - The City of Omaha says more than 200 plows have been put in strategic positions, ready to get to work once the snow builds up on area roadways. Streets still could be a mess for a large chunk of the day. Track the latest accidents and street conditions on our traffic page by clicking here.

Get instant alerts - Get the latest on changing conditions by downloading the free KMTV app. Just search "KMTV" in your app store to get connected. Click here for details on our new app.

Stay with and KMTV Action 3 News for the latest updates throughout the day.