OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - The latest round of wintry weather is tapping the brakes on activity in the metro.
The Omaha Public School District, Millard Public Schools, Westside and Council Bluffs Public Schools have canceled activites and some rural schools dismissed early as the snow rolled back through eastern Nebraska and western Iowa.
OPS tweeted Monday afternoon that buses could be delayed by up to an hour because of the weather in the area. Parents with questions about transportation should call 531-299-0140.
Due to the inclement weather and traffic conditions, drop off to student bus stops this evening could be delayed by up to an hour. If you have questions about the status of your child’s bus, please contact Student Transportation at: 531-299-0140. pic.twitter.com/ffawZLxPKM— Omaha Public Schools (@OmahaPubSchool) February 11, 2019
Several traffic accidents have been reported.
The Nebraska DOT advises using caution expecially in southeast Nebraska if you're on the road. "Slick spots, freezing drizzle, and snow are all affecting driving conditions."
According to a statement from Omaha city officials:
The wintry mix of precipition in the Omaha area should give way to all snow. A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until midnight.