Winter storms keep rolling in


February 23, 2023

The snow storm Thursday, closed schools, slowed area business districts, and nearly stopped traffic for a few hours. Friday morning, traffic resumed, but roads were snow packed and treacherous as snow continued to blow across the road ways. Pictured above is a stretch of Highway 136 between Superior and Guide Rock Friday morning. By the weekend hardtop area roads were in excellent condition.

It appears the National Weather Service has prepared a forecast for last week and with only slight adjustment has issued it again for this week. The pattern calls for above normal temperatures followed by snow, high wind and cold.

As this paper went to press last week the forecast indicated a storm would arrive in this area Wednesday and continue into Thursday. The heaviest snow was forecast to be along the Kansas-Nebraska stateline and that was pretty much true. Wednesday was mostly dry and many folks went to bed that night thinking the weather forecasters were wrong. But in the predawn...

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