Metro blanketed in Sunday snow

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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - As snow fell from Saturday night into Sunday morning, much of the metro saw a significant snow accumulation.

Most of Omaha saw five to six inches of snow, while just across the river in Council Bluffs snowfall totaled seven to nine inches.

Travel was slow before sunrise, as plows continued to make their way through parts of the city.

Main streets were mostly clear of snow by 7 a.m., but covered in water and slush.

By midday the parking lots and side streets were clean as metro residents got out and got to work.

In the afternoon some of the main problems seemed to be occasional slick spots and blowing snow. The wind stuck snow to traffic signals, making it difficult to navigate some metro intersections.

Areas to the northwest and southeast of the metro saw even more snowfall. The city of Fremont declared a snow emergency Sunday until 6 p.m.

Air traffic at Eppley Airfield seemed to be operating as usual, with flights continuing to leave the airport Sunday morning.