Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service North Platte NE
424 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017

Sheridan-Eastern Cherry-Keya Paha-Boyd-Brown-Rock-Holt-Garden-
Western Cherry-
Including the cities of Gordon, Rushville, Valentine, Springview,
Spencer, Butte, Lynch, Ainsworth, Bassett, Rose, Oneill,
Atkinson, Oshkosh, Lewellen, Hyannis, Mullen, Thedford, Halsey,
Dunning, Purdum, Brewster, Taylor, Burwell, Bartlett, Ericson,
Arthur, Tryon, Ringgold, Stapleton, Broken Bow, Chappell,
Big Springs, Ogallala, Paxton, Grant, North Platte, Champion,
Enders, Imperial, Wauneta, Hayes Center, Curtis, Eustis, Maywood,
Cody, Eli, Merriman, and Kilgore
424 AM CST Tue Feb 21 2017 /324 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017/

A winter storm system will begin to move into the area late
Wednesday night, and move through the area Thursday into Friday.
Rain may mix with or change to snow across the northwest late
Wednesday night, with the snow area expanding south and eastward
through the day Thursday. Snow is expected to continue Thursday
night, then taper off or end Friday morning. There is potential
for around 6 inches of snow across the panhandle and north central
Nebraska, with 2 to 5 inches possible across central and southwest
Nebraska. Stay tuned for further updates, as it is possible that
snow amounts and locations to receive the heaviest snow amounts
may change. Winds will be northerly at 15 to 30 mph Thursday night
into Friday. Blowing and drifting snow is expected.



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