Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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FPUS73 KLBF 030814
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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
214 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

NEZ004-022-023-035-056>058-069-094-031015-
SHERIDAN-GARDEN-GRANT-ARTHUR-DEUEL-KEITH-PERKINS-CHASE-
WESTERN CHERRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GORDON...RUSHVILLE...OSHKOSH...
HYANNIS...ARTHUR...CHAPPELL...BIG SPRINGS...OGALLALA...GRANT...
IMPERIAL...CODY...MERRIMAN...KILGORE
114 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 3 AM MST...SNOW...MODERATE AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE ACROSS
NORTHERN SHERIDAN COUNTY AND NORTHWEST CHERRY COUNTY. SNOWFALL RATES
OF 1/2 INCH PER HOUR WILL OCCUR IN A BAND OF SNOW FROM CHADRON TO
MERRIMAN. NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 MPH SHORTLY WITH
GUSTS TO 45 MPH IN OPEN AREAS. VISIBILITY WILL FALL TO 1/4 MILE
IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

FARTHER SOUTH...FOG...LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND FREEZING DRIZZLE
CONTINUE FROM IMPERIAL NORTH TO OSHKOSH. A LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATION
IS POSSIBLE ON ROADWAYS AS SOME SURFACES MAY FALL BELOW THE
FREEZING MARK. AN ARCTIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH EARLY THIS
MORNING AND SWEEP THIS MOISTURE SOUTH INTO KANSAS.

ALL OF THIS WINTER WEATHER WAS ASSOCIATED WITH AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE MOVING THROUGH THE NORTHERN PLAINS WHICH WILL USHER
IN MUCH COLDER ARCTIC AIR THIS MORNING. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
IS IN EFFECT THIS MORNING FOR SHERIDAN...CHERRY...KEYA PAHA AND
BOYD COUNTIES.

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