As people across the Metro headed back to work Tuesday morning after the holiday weekend, accidents quickly started popping up due to icy conditions . But it hadn't snowed, there was no freezing drizzle, and it certainly wasn't raining. What happened?
Even though there's only been a few snow flurries in November and most of December, Omaha Street Maintenance Engineer Austin Rowser keeps a close eye on the weather forecast. Each storm requires advance planning to make road treatment and snow removal go smoothly.
If you asked five people their requirements for a white Christmas, you could easily get five different answers. Of course, they all involve snow, but the amounts can be different along with when the snow needs to fall.