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Winter storm for Rockies and High Plains

A storm system over the northern Rockies will move eastward towards the High Plains by Christmas Day. The system will produce snow over parts of the Great Basin, Rockies and High Plains on Christmas. Some of the snow will be heavy, with hazardous travel conditions. Winter Storm Warnings and Winter Weather Advisories are in effect in these areas.
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11 Miles NNW McCook Municipal Airport NE

7 Day Forecast

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North Platte, NE Local Forecast Office

Christmas
Day

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 43 °F

Tonight

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Snow

Low: 22 °F

Friday

Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 80%

Snow

High: 24 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Snow Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Snow

Low: 7 °F

Saturday

Sunny

Sunny

High: 25 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Clear

Mostly
Clear

Low: 7 °F

Sunday

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 30 °F

Sunday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 9 °F

Monday

Chance Snow

Chance
Snow

High: 15 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Christmas Day Partly sunny, with a high near 43. North wind around 11 mph.
  • Tonight A 50 percent chance of snow after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 22. North wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
  • Friday Snow, mainly after 9am. High near 24. North wind 14 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
  • Friday Night A 50 percent chance of snow before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 7. Wind chill values as low as zero. North northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.
  • Saturday Sunny, with a high near 25. West northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 7.
  • Sunday Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9.
  • Monday A chance of snow. Cloudy, with a high near 15.
  • Monday Night A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2.
  • Tuesday A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy and cold, with a high near 7.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around -7.
  • Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 22.