Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service North Platte NE
554 PM MDT THU APR 27 2017

554 PM MDT THU APR 27 2017


At 552 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated an area of rain from near
Pine Ridge to 7 miles north of Crescent Lake National Wildlife
Refuge, moving northeast at 15 mph.

Rainfall rates of up to one tenth of an inch per hour are expected
early this evening. Heavier rainfall should develop later tonight.

This rain was associated with a developing spring storm. The storm
will move into Southwest Nebraska this evening and stall.
Significant rain and snowfall is expected tonight and Friday across
much of Western and North Central Nebraska.

Locations impacted include...
Gordon, Rushville, Hay Springs, Ellsworth, White Clay, Antioch,
Crescent Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Clinton, Intersection of
Highway 87 and Craven Creek Road, Billys Lake, Lone Butte, Deer Lake,
Intersection of Beaver Creek Road and White Clay Creek Road, Britton
Lake, Intersection of Highway 87 and Larabee Road, Miles Lake, Pine
Ridge, Hoover Lake, Mumper and Wickson Lake.

This includes the following highways...
 Highway 20 between mile markers 74 and 111.
 Highway 250 between mile markers 1 and 48.
 Highway 2 between mile markers 96 and 129.


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