The metro wakes up to another round of snow

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- Wednesday rolled into town in slow motion in the metro. Snow covered the streets, major school districts were shut down and travel warnings were posted across Nebraska and Iowa.

Waste Management has cancelled collections Wednesday due to weather. Wednesday service will be Thursday, the remainder of the week will be one day late.

Omaha Police remained on accident alert until approximately 11 A.M.

Eppley Airfield reported Wednesday that "flights are departing and arriving OMA this morning but there are a few airline delays and cancellations. Check your airline’s website or app for updates on your flight status."

You can check flight schedule status here.

Jackknifed semi
Street crews continue the work of getting paths clear. Mayor Jean Stothert said Tuesday that 100 pieces of equipment were on the road and residential contract workers were given the green light, adding another 200 to that number.

Accidents were reported as traffic picked up. A semi jackknifed at I-80 and 680.

NDOT advised: eastbound 80 was closed at the 80/680 split in the early stages of the crash response. The semi had been removed by 6:30 but traffic in the area remained slow.

In Lincoln, as of 4:30 A.M. More than 75 crews continued plowing and spreading granular salt pre-wet with brine on arterial streets as needed.