Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
329 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...A LATE SPRING STORM IS TAKING AIM ON WESTERN NEBRASKA...

A STORM SYSTEM ACROSS THE SOUTHWESTERN U.S. WILL MOVE INTO THE
CENTRAL PLAINS TODAY AND PRODUCE SNOW TONIGHT AND SATURDAY ACROSS
WESTERN NEBRASKA.

NEZ004-022>024-035-036-056-094-292230-
/O.NEW.KLBF.WW.Y.0005.160430T0000Z-160501T0000Z/
SHERIDAN-GARDEN-GRANT-HOOKER-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-DEUEL-
WESTERN CHERRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GORDON...RUSHVILLE...OSHKOSH...
LEWELLEN...HYANNIS...MULLEN...ARTHUR...TRYON...RINGGOLD...
CHAPPELL...BIG SPRINGS...CODY...ELI...MERRIMAN...KILGORE
329 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016 /229 AM MDT FRI APR 29 2016/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING TO 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/ SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTH PLATTE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/
THIS EVENING TO 7 PM CDT /6 PM MDT/ SATURDAY.

* TIMING...RAIN WILL BEGIN TODAY AND CHANGE TO SNOW THIS EVENING.
  SNOW WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AND DECREASE SATURDAY.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 7 INCHES IN MANY AREAS. LOCALLY HIGHER
  ACCUMULATIONS ARE TO BE EXPECTED ACROSS THE HIGHEST ELEVATIONS.

* WIND...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH TONIGHT BECOMING NORTH AT 20 TO 25
  MPH SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...VISIBILITY WILL FALL TO 1/4 MILE IN PERIODS OF HEAVY
  SNOW WITH HEAVY ACCUMULATIONS OF SLUSH ON ROADWAYS. TRAVEL
  COULD BECOME VERY DIFFICULT TONIGHT. HEAVY WET SNOW MAY
  ACCUMULATE ON POWER LINES AND CAUSE SPORADIC POWER OUTAGES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

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