Quick-moving freezing drizzle in the forecast Tuesday night has landed Lincoln and much of eastern Nebraska in a winter weather advisory.
Freezing drizzle is expected to bring up to 0.05 of an inch of ice for Lincoln and the surrounding area, said Brett Albright, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Valley.
Lincoln will be in the advisory between 8 p.m. Tuesday and 1 a.m. Wednesday. Areas to the north and east will be in the advisory until 4 a.m. Strong northwest winds Wednesday morning will bring colder temperatures and push the freezing drizzle out of the area.
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However, that won't be the only winter weather on tap for the Capital City this week.
A system is expected to bring a mix of rain, freezing rain or snow — depending on temperatures — beginning late Thursday night and stretching into Friday.
Albright said forecasts at this point call for more accumulation Friday, but they come with a lower confidence in totals. The Weather Service's most recent forecasts call for between 1 and 3 inches of snow in eastern Nebraska, with Lincoln on the lower end of that range.