Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
438 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015

NEZ004-022-023-035-056>058-069-094-031200-
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
338 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

.NOW...
THROUGH 6 AM CST...5 AM MST...SNOW...MODERATE AT TIMES...WILL
CONTINUE ACROSS NORTHERN SHERIDAN COUNTY AND NORTHERN CHERRY
COUNTY. SNOWFALL RATES OF 1/2 INCH PER HOUR WILL OCCUR IN A BAND
OF SNOW FROM CHADRON TO VALENTINE. LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL
SPREAD INTO AINSWORTH AND LYNCH. NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20
TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH AS AN ARCTIC FRONT MOVES INTO
NORTHERN NEBRASKA THIS MORNING AND VISIBILITY WILL FALL TO 1/2
MILE IN SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW ALONG HIGHWAY 20 FROM VALENTINE WEST.
LIGHT SNOW WILL SPREAD SLOWLY SOUTH THROUGH GARDEN COUNTY AND
EAST TO THEDFORD PRODUCING AN INCH OR LESS ACCUMULATION.

FARTHER SOUTH...FREEZING 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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