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Snow began initially across the northwest Sandhills during the early morning hours Sunday, and continued through around noon Sunday. That area of snow began to diminish early afternoon, as a new area developed across southwest into central Nebraska mid to late afternoon. Sunday night into Monday, this became a strong and mature system, dropping a wide swath of heavy snow ranging from 8 to 12 inches. Combined with northwest winds of 20 to 35 mph, with gusts to 45 mph, significant blowing and drifting occurred. Snow drifts up to 3 to 5 feet were reported. Some roads became closed, especially county roads.
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