Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
702 AM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-231515-
BLAINE-BOYD-BROWN-CHASE-CUSTER-DEUEL-FRONTIER-GARDEN-GARFIELD-GRANT-
HAYES-HOLT-HOOKER-KEITH-KEYA PAHA-LINCOLN-LOGAN-LOUP-MCPHERSON-
PERKINS-ROCK-SHERIDAN-THOMAS-WHEELER-ARTHUR-EASTERN CHERRY-
WESTERN CHERRY-
INCLUDING...AINSWORTH...ARNOLD...ARTHUR...BASSETT...BIG SPRINGS...
BREWSTER...BROKEN BOW...BURWELL...CURTIS...GORDON...GRANT...HAY
SPRINGS...HAYES CENTER...IMPERIAL...MULLEN...NORTH PLATTE...
OGALLALA...ONEILL...OSHKOSH...RUSHVILLE...SPENCER...SPRINGVIEW...
STAPLETON...TAYLOR...THEDFORD...TRYON AND VALENTINE
702 AM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

.NOW...
AT 655 AM CST DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW
COVERING WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW
WAS INDICATED ACROSS NORTHERN SHERIDAN COUNTY. THIS SNOW WAS MOVING
SOUTH AROUND AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE LOCATED ACROSS IOWA.

LOCATIONS THAT MAY BE AFFECTED INCLUDE...
LOUP AND CUSTER COUNTIES...HIGHWAY 20 BETWEEN RUSHVILLE AND
VALENTINE...HIGHWAY 83 BETWEEN VALENTINE AND THEDFORD...AND IMPERIAL.

THROUGH 930 AM CST...830 AM MST...LIGHT TO OCCASIONAL MODERATE SNOW
WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE SOUTH THROUGH WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL
NEBRASKA PRODUCING ACCUMULATIONS AROUND 1/8 TO 1/4 INCH PER HOUR.
THE POCKETS OF MODERATE SNOW WILL LAST AN HOUR OR LESS. VISIBILITY
WILL FALL TO 1 MILE IN MODERATE SNOW. LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW WILL FALL
ACROSS NORTHERN SHERIDAN COUNTY ALONG AND NORTH OF HIGHWAY 20 WITH
1/2 INCH PER HOUR ACCUMULATIONS.

NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH
PRODUCING SIGNIFICANT BLOWING SNOW DURING PERIODS OF MODERATE OR
HEAVY SNOW. THIS WILL REDUCE VISIBILITY TO BETWEEN 1/4 AND 1 MILE.
VISIBILITY WILL FALL BELOW 1/4 MILE ACROSS NORTHERN SHERIDAN COUNTY.
SIGNIFICANT DRIFTING IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP THIS MORNING AS
ACCUMULATIONS APPROACH OR EXCEED 3 INCHES IN SOME AREAS OF NORTHERN
NEBRASKA.

A BLIZZARD WARNING FOR 4 TO 8 INCHES OF SNOW AND STRONG WINDS IS IN
EFFECT FOR SHERIDAN COUNTY TODAY. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR 2 TO
4 INCHES OF SNOW IS IN EFFECT FOR PARTS OF WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL
NEBRASKA...GENERALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF NEBRASKA HIGHWAY 2 NORTH AND
WEST OF CUSTER COUNTY.

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