Authorities Close Major Highway as Heavy Snow Buries Parts of Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Transportation closed sections of Interstate 80 as heavy snow moved through Nebraska on Wednesday, January 18.

Footage posted to the National Weather Service (NWS) North Platte Twitter page shows piles of snow outside the service’s office in North Platte, Nebraska.

The NWS issued a winter storm warning and reported 10.2 inches of snowfall as of 12 pm CT on January 18.

The service said snow accumulations of up to 17 inches could impact the area. Credit: NWS North Platte via Storyful

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