Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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FPUS73 KLBF 230641
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SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
1141 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-230930-
BLAINE-BOYD-BROWN-CHASE-CUSTER-DEUEL-FRONTIER-GARDEN-GARFIELD-GRANT-
HAYES-HOLT-HOOKER-KEITH-KEYA PAHA-LINCOLN-LOGAN-LOUP-MCPHERSON-
PERKINS-ROCK-SHERIDAN-THOMAS-WHEELER-ARTHUR-EASTERN CHERRY-
WESTERN CHERRY-
INCLUDING...AINSWORTH...ARNOLD...ARTHUR...BASSETT...BIG SPRINGS...
BREWSTER...BROKEN BOW...BURWELL...CURTIS...GORDON...GRANT...HAY
SPRINGS...HAYES CENTER...IMPERIAL...MULLEN...NORTH PLATTE...
OGALLALA...ONEILL...OSHKOSH...RUSHVILLE...SPENCER...SPRINGVIEW...
STAPLETON...TAYLOR...THEDFORD...TRYON AND VALENTINE
1241 AM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

.NOW...
AT 1221 AM CST DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW
COVERING WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. THIS SNOW WAS MOVING
SOUTH AROUND AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE OVER EASTERN NEBRASKA.

 LOCATIONS THAT MAY BE AFFECTED INCLUDE...
HIGHWAY 20 BETWEEN RUSHVILLE...VALENTINE AND HIGHWAY 83 BETWEEN
VALENTINE AND STAPLETON AND NEBRASKA HIGHWAY 2 BETWEEN ALLIANCE AND
THEDFORD.

THROUGH 330 AM CST...230 AM MST...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW WILL
CONTINUE AROUND BROWNLEE...MERRITT RESERVOIR AND MULLEN. LIGHT TO
MODERATE SNOW WILL REMAIN ACROSS NORTHERN SHERIDAN COUNTY ALONG THE
PINE RIDGE. SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 1/4 INCH PER HOUR ARE LIKELY IN THE
THESE AREAS. ELSEWHERE ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL
NEBRASKA...LIGHT SNOW WILL PRODUCE HOURLY ACCUMULATIONS OF 1/8 OF
AND INCH OR LESS.

NORTHWEST WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH WILL PRODUCE
SIGNIFICANT BLOWING SNOW IN SOME AREAS. THIS IS MOST LIKELY ALONG
EAST WEST TRAVEL ROUTES ACROSS NORTHERN NEBRASKA. SIGNIFICANT
DRIFTING IS EXPECTED BY MORNING AS ACCUMULATIONS REACH 2 TO 4 INCHES
IN SOME AREAS OF NORTHERN NEBRASKA.

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR SHERIDAN COUNTY THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON. A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT ALONG AND
NORTH OF NEBRASKA HIGHWAY 2 NORTH AND WEST OF CUSTER COUNTY.

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CDC








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