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The Omaha area is nearing that stretch of days when the first measurable snow of the season typically occurs.
According to the National Weather Service, the area's first measurable snow falls during Nov. 11 to 20.
Measurable snow is defined as .10 of an inch, so it doesn't take a lot to hit the mark. The weather service uses the 30-year period of 1981 to 2010 to determine what's normal.
During that time frame, Omaha's earliest first snow occurred in the first 10 days of October and its latest first snow occurred Dec. 31 or later.
No measurable snow is in the immediate forecast for Omaha, said Brian Edwards of AccuWeather Inc., The World-Herald's weather consultant.
Edwards said Omaha typically receives 2.5 inches of snow in November.