Police and Fire Department Channels started broadcasting nearly constant calls at mid-afternoon Friday about mishaps due to freezing drizzle. A 75 year old woman who fell on the ice in front of a downtown building. A truck that hit a wall. An elderly man who fell in a parking lot.
The National Weather Service announced shortly after noon Friday that the Lincoln area is likely to receive 1-2 inches of snow Friday and Saturday, but the chance of heavy icing is increasing.
Stay tuned to KFOR 1240 AM/103.3 FM for additional updated safety messages and changes in the weather.
All Lincoln Public School facilities except Community Learning Centers and after school child care programs were ordered closed at 4:30 pm Friday, and all evening activities were cancelled or postponed due to the icy conditions.