Winter Storm Watch in Effect for Columbus Area at 1 A.M.

COLUMBUS – A Winter Storm Watch will go into effect for the Columbus are at 1 a.m.

The National Weather Service says localized amounts of snow could hit 8 inches for Platte, Butler, Colfax, Stanton, Thurston, Cuming, and Seward Counties. Consistent snow fall should land in the 3 to 5 inch range, says the NWS.

Ice and sleet could also accumulate, and predicted blowing snow has upgraded the storm to blizzard conditions.

The Winter Storm Wacth is in effect from 1 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday.

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