Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service North Platte NE
336 PM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

NEZ008>010-026>029-037-038-059-070-071-302200-
Brown NE-Wheeler NE-Loup NE-Holt NE-Custer NE-Garfield NE-
Frontier NE-Rock NE-Hayes NE-Blaine NE-Lincoln NE-Logan NE-
336 PM CDT SUN APR 30 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FRONTIER...EASTERN LINCOLN...
EASTERN LOGAN...HOLT...CUSTER...SOUTHEASTERN THOMAS...WHEELER...
ROCK...LOUP...SOUTHEASTERN BROWN...GARFIELD...BLAINE...SOUTHEASTERN
KEYA PAHA AND HAYES COUNTIES UNTIL 500 PM CDT...

At 330 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking an area of heavy snow from
near Newport to near Hayes Center. This snow was nearly stationary
and extended east through Lincoln...Frontier...Custer and Wheeler
Counties.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph and snowfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per
hour will be possible late this afternoon.

Locations impacted include...
North Platte, O`neill, Broken Bow, Burwell, Curtis, Bassett, Hayes
Center, Taylor, Brewster, O`Neill, Atkinson, Arnold, Stuart,
Callaway, Sargent, Ansley, Brady, Eustis, Ewing and Merna.

This includes the following highways...
 Highway 183 between mile markers 73 and 182.
 Highway 20 between mile markers 254 and 328.
 Highway 281 between mile markers 132 and 202.
 Highway 2 between mile markers 234 and 307.
 Highway 92 between mile markers 233 and 308.
 Interstate 80 in Nebraska between mile markers 179 and 207.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Intense snowfall will cause hazardous travel with heavy
accumulations of slush on roadways. Parts of Frontier...Wheeler and
Custer Counties may experience sporadic power outages.

This harsh winter weather was associated with a powerful spring
storm which will affect North Central Nebraska this afternoon and
tonight.

&&

LAT...LON 4038 10129 4273 9951 4272 9830 4174 9830
      4174 9921 4105 9921 4104 10023 4070 10022
      4070 9998 4044 9998 4043 10009 4035 10010
TIME...MOT...LOC 2030Z 108DEG 2KT 4266 9939 4047 10108

$$

CDC



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