Short Term Forecast
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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Short Term Forecast
National Weather Service North Platte NE
853 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

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853 AM CST THU FEB 23 2017

.NOW...

At 851 AM CST/751 AM MST/, Doppler radar indicated the leading edge
of an area of snow along a line extending from 10 miles west of
Oshkosh to near Bartlett, moving south at 10 mph.

Mostly light snow is expected as this moves south toward Interstate
80 this morning with snowfall rates less than 1/4 inch per hour. The
heavier snow will fall along and near highway 20...mainly west of
Valentine across Northern Nebraska. 1 to 2 inches per hour snowfall
rates are expected in this area. Light snow is expected this morning
and the Ainsworth ONeill areas with heavier snow developing this
afternoon.

This snow was part of a major winter storm which will affect Western
and North Central Nebraska through Friday with up to 18 inches of
snow.

Locations impacted include...
Ogallala, O`neill, Broken Bow, Valentine, Ainsworth, Gordon, Burwell,
Chappell, Rushville, Oshkosh, Bassett, Hay Springs, Mullen, Spencer,
Big Springs, Stapleton, Springview, Taylor, Thedford and Arthur.

This includes the following highways...
 Highway 183 between mile markers 101 and 225.
 Highway 20 between mile markers 74 and 319.
 Highway 250 between mile markers 1 and 48.
 Highway 281 between mile markers 132 and 223.
 Highway 2 between mile markers 97 and 280.
 Highway 61 between mile markers 86 and 230.
 Highway 92 between mile markers 115 and 273.
 Highway 97 between mile markers 1 and 141.
 Interstate 80 in Nebraska between mile markers 80 and 136.
 Highway 12 between mile markers 1 and 119.

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