Category: Street Condition Update

Winter Operations Update for Sunday, February 21, 2021, 2:30 p.m.

City Operations: 20 crews are removing slush and applying deicers to arterial streets, bus, and school routes.

National Weather Service: A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 3 p.m. today.

Street conditions: Arterial streets are clear, but drivers should be alert for slick areas. Pavement temperatures are currently around 40°F, but are expected to refreeze overnight.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov. 

Street Condition Update for Sunday, February 14, 2021, 7:15 p.m.

City operations:  20 crews will complete treatment of arterial streets, bus and school routes later this evening and suspend operations for this weather event.

National Weather Service: A Wind Chill Warning is in effect until noon Tuesday, February 16. Wind chills as low as 40 below zero are possible.

Weather conditions: Overcast

Street conditions: Arterial streets range from dry to partially snow-covered. Drivers should be alert for slick conditions caused by sub-zero temperatures over the next two days.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

Street Condition Update for Friday, February 12, 2021, 4:10 p.m.

City operations:  Twenty City crews continue applying deicers on arterial streets. Additional crews are standing by if plowing becomes necessary.

National Weather Service: A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Saturday. Additional snow accumulation up to 3 inches is possible. A Wind Chill Advisory will be in effect from midnight Friday to noon Saturday. Wind chills as low as 25 below zero are possible.

Weather conditions: Light snow

Street conditions: Arterial streets range from partially to fully snow-covered. Drivers should be alert for slick conditions and expect delays.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

Street Condition Update for Friday, February 12, 2021, 12:50 p.m.

City operations:  Twenty City crews are applying deicers on arterial streets. Additional crews are standing by if plowing becomes necessary.

National Weather Service: A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Saturday. Snow accumulation up to 3 inches is possible. A Wind Chill Advisory will be in effect from midnight Friday to noon Saturday. Wind chills as low as 20 below zero are possible.

Weather conditions: Snow

Street conditions: Arterial streets are becoming snow-covered. Drivers should be alert for slick conditions and expect delays.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

Street Condition Update for Monday, February 8, 2021, 5:15 a.m.

The snow emergency, snow emergency parking ban, and residential parking ban ended at 8 p.m. Sunday, February 7.

City operations:  20 crews are applying a sand/salt mix to arterial streets, school and bus routes.

Weather conditions: Partly cloudy

Street conditions: Arterial streets are partially snow-covered.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

Street Condition Update for Thursday, February 4, 2021, 5:20 a.m.

City operations:  At 1 a.m. today, 20 City crews began applying granular salt, pre-wet with brine to arterial streets, school and bus routes. Routes will be patrolled as long as necessary.

National Weather Service: A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until noon today. Winds up to 45 mph and snow accumulation up to 2 inches are possible.

Weather conditions: Windy, light snow

Street conditions: Range from wet with slush to snow-covered. Drivers should be alert for slick spots and expect delays.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

Winter Operations for Friday, January 15, 2021, 5:15 a.m.

City operations:  Twenty crews continue patrolling arterial streets, bus and school routes applying granular salt pre-wet with brine. Services other than emergency response may be temporarily suspended in the event that visibility becomes too poor for vehicle operators to safely perform their duties. Treatment strategies can be rendered ineffective during blizzard conditions. Additional resources are standing by for post-storm plowing and cleanup.

National Weather Service: A Blizzard Warning is in effect through 6 p.m. Friday. Snow accumulations of up to two inches and winds up to 60 mph are possible.

Weather conditions: Cloudy and windy

Street conditions: Streets are partially snow covered with winter driving conditions. Friday morning and evening commutes will be impacted. Drivers should expect slick conditions and delays. Travel may be difficult to impossible due to near-zero visibility.

Emergency preparedness: Travel should be restricted to emergencies only. If you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded, stay with your vehicle. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 511.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

Street Condition Update for Thursday, January 14, 2021, 5 p.m.

City operations:  Starting at 12:01 a.m. Friday, 20 City crews will begin patrolling arterial streets, applying granular salt pre-wet with brine if conditions warrant. Services other than emergency response may be temporarily suspended in the event that visibility becomes too poor for vehicle operators to safely perform their duties. Treatment strategies can be rendered ineffective during blizzard conditions. Additional resources are standing by for post-storm plowing and cleanup.

National Weather Service: A Blizzard Warning is in effect from midnight Thursday to 6 p.m. Friday. Snow accumulations of up to two inches and winds up to 60 mph are possible.

Weather conditions: Overcast and windy

Street conditions: Friday morning and evening commutes will be impacted. Drivers should expect slick conditions and delays. Travel may be difficult to impossible due to near-zero visibility.

Emergency preparedness: Travel should be restricted to emergencies only. If you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded, stay with your vehicle. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 511.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov.

Street Condition Update for Thursday, January 7, 2021, 11:10 a.m.

City operations:  Traffic management has ended winter operations for this weather event.

Street conditions: Arterial streets, school and bus routes are damp with normal driving conditions. Drivers should remain alert for slick spots and areas that refreeze overnight.

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov

Winter Operations Update, Thursday, January 7, 2021, 5:30 a.m.

City operations:  Twenty material spreaders began applying granular salt pre-wet with brine to arterial streets and bus and school routes at midnight.

National Weather Service:  Hazardous Weather Outlook predicts light snow, drizzle and patchy fog.  This can create slick roads and reduced visibility for the morning commute.

Weather conditions:  Intermittent rain and mixed precipitation.

Street conditions:  Arterial streets are wet and near freezing.  Drivers should be alert for slick spots, especially on untreated surfaces

Please stay informed on the status of winter operations in Lincoln.  Additional information is available at snow.lincoln.ne.gov