Air, Ground Travel Major Concerns Ahead of Storm
Crews work late Wednesday gearing up for snowstorm
Crews work late Wednesday night gearing up for the snow storm Video by kmtv.comvideo
OMAHA, Neb. -- Hours before a powerful winter storm slams the metro, Public Works trucks were busy.
Wednesday night, drivers sprayed brine on residential streets to keep them from icing over.
"Essentially putting down a salt brine ahead of the storm event so that we can potentially eliminate the bond between the snow and the pavement," Omaha Public Works Director Bob Stubbe said.
Traveling by car isn't the only concern. United Airlines already canceled several flights leaving Eppley after 9 a.m. Thursday.
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Creighton men's baseball team is among the many air passengers affected. Their flight to Beaumont, Texas, is in jeopardy, leaving the future of their weekend series up in the air.