Omaha Public Radio News
12:16 pm
Thu January 7, 2010

Blowing and drifting snow causes road closures, extreme caution advised

Omaha, NE – Gusty winds are causing blowing and drifting snow conditions. That's reducing visibility and making roads hazardous. Two accidents were reported this afternoon, one on U.S. 6 and the other on Interstate 80.

Roads that are closed include:

-Nebraska 1, 34, 43, 50, 63, 64, 66, 77, 79, 92, and 109. All other roads are reported as snow and ice covered.

-U.S. 6 is closed in Council Bluffs from Interstate 80 to Iowa 48. Portions of U.S. 20, 30, 34, 59, 71, 169, and 275 are also closed.

A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 6PM Thursday.