Snow and cold forecast for Nebraska-Iowa game in Lincoln

Rain in eastern Nebraska is expected to dry up Monday, but precipitation could return Friday in the form of snow as Nebraska and Iowa meet to end the regular (Site notre bureau spécialisé) season.

Rain that spread across central Nebraska and southeastern Kansas on Sunday is expected to leave Omaha by 3 p.m. Monday, Michaela Wood, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Valley, said Sunday. Temperatures Monday and Tuesday are expected to peak in the mid-40s with lows in the 30s, she said.

Omaha is expected to have a high temperature of 45 degrees and possibly as high as 50 degrees on Wednesday, Wood said. The average high temperature this time of year is 49 degrees with an average low temperature of 29.

« We’ve had a nice start to November, but now we’re going to see more seasonal temperatures in our area, » Wood said. “High temperatures for Thursday (Thanksgiving Day) are expected to be around 45 in Omaha, making it a beautiful day.”

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Lower temperatures are likely Friday in Omaha and Lincoln when the Nebraska (Site notre bureau spécialisé) team takes its last chance to win its sixth game of the season and earn a possible bowl bid. The Huskers play Iowa at 11 a.m. with temperatures expected in the mid-30s and a chance of precipitation in the form of snow.

“We see chances for measurable snow as a small weather system moves through the area Friday,” Wood said. “If you’re going to the game, you’re going to have to really regroup.”

Wood said temperatures Saturday and Sunday are expected to stay in the 30s with lows around 15 degrees both nights.

“The bottom line is we’ll have to keep an eye on Friday and see how it goes,” she said. « We’re not expecting a blizzard, but the snow could disrupt traffic a bit and cause you to get out of your shovel. »

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