The winter storm in the northern Plains is starting to take shape.
|AccuWeather radar at 9:45pm|
Snow echoes are rapidly developing in South Dakota and the northern Nebraska Panhandle. Meanwhile, thunderstorms in eastern Colorado are moving northeast which will bring significant amounts of freezing rain when they get into northern Nebraska.
|Lightning strikes during the last two hours.|
In northern Missouri and southern Iowa, thunderstorms will drop locally heavy rain.