Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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FPUS73 KLBF 010151
NOWLBF

SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
751 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-010400-
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-KEYA PAHA-BOYD-BROWN-ROCK-HOLT-GARDEN-
GRANT-HOOKER-THOMAS-BLAINE-LOUP-GARFIELD-WHEELER-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-
LOGAN-CUSTER-DEUEL-KEITH-PERKINS-LINCOLN-CHASE-HAYES-FRONTIER-
WESTERN CHERRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GORDON...RUSHVILLE...VALENTINE...
SPRINGVIEW...SPENCER...AINSWORTH...BASSETT...ONEILL...OSHKOSH...
HYANNIS...MULLEN...THEDFORD...DUNNING...TAYLOR...BURWELL...
BARTLETT...ARTHUR...TRYON...STAPLETON...BROKEN BOW...CHAPPELL...
BIG SPRINGS...OGALLALA...GRANT...NORTH PLATTE...IMPERIAL...
HAYES CENTER...CURTIS...EUSTIS...CODY...MERRIMAN...KILGORE
751 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015 /651 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015/

.NOW...
LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW...LOCALLY TO HEAVY AT TIMES...IS UNDERWAY
ACROSS ALL OF WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. TRAVEL CONDITIONS
HAVE BECOME HAZARDOUS ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80 WITH SOME
ROADS BECOMING ICE COVERED AND OTHERS SNOW COVERED. ICE WILL
CONTINUE TO FORM ON THE ROADS AS SUBFREEZING TEMPERATURES COOL THE
ROAD SURFACE BELOW THE FREEZING MARK.

VISIBILITY WILL FALL TO 1/2 MILE IN PERIODS OF MODERATE SNOW AND
LOCALLY 1/4 MILE IN HEAVY SNOW WITH SNOWFALL RATES APPROACHING 1
INCH PER HOUR. A BAND OF MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW HAS SET UP
FROM NEAR OGALLALA NORTH THROUGH THEDFORD...AINSWORTH AND
SPRINGVIEW. THIS SNOW IS DRIFTING SLOWLY EAST AND WILL LIKELY
PRODUCE TOTAL SNOWFALL OF 2 TO 5 INCHES ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL
NEBRASKA TONIGHT. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS WILL OCCUR...ESPECIALLY
ACROSS PARTS OF NORTHERN GARDEN...GRANT...HOOKER AND SOUTHERN
CHERRY COUNTIES.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT TONIGHT FOR PARTS OF
WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA...GENERALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF
INTERSTATE 80. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY CONTINUES UNTIL NOON
ACROSS BOYD...HOLT...GARFIELD AND WHEELER COUNTIES.

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW IS IN EFFECT FOR
HOOKER COUNTY.

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CDC






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