Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service North Platte NE
1054 PM MDT WED AUG 23 2017

NEZ094-240545-
Western Cherry NE-
1054 PM MDT WED AUG 23 2017

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR NORTHWESTERN CHERRY COUNTY UNTIL
1145 PM MDT...

At 1053 PM MDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from 7 miles southwest of Merriman to 11 miles west
of Medicine Lake. Movement was east at 10 mph.

1 to 2 inches of rainfall, half inch hail and wind gusts up to 50
mph will be possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Highway 61 Crossing The Niobrara River, Indian Hill, Intersection of
Highway 61 and Shadbolt Road and Highway 61 crossing the Snake River.

This includes Highway 61 between mile markers 201 and 222.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

&&

LAT...LON 4291 10164 4256 10133 4250 10161 4272 10193
TIME...MOT...LOC 0453Z 290DEG 7KT 4282 10176 4267 10163

$$

CDC



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