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Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
1201 PM CST SUN JAN 4 2015

...ARCTIC BLAST IMPACTS WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA SATURDAY
AND SUNDAY...

...UPDATED SNOW REPORTS (AS OF 12PM CST)...

A STRONG COLD FRONT SWEPT THROUGH THE AREA ON SATURDAY...BRINGING
MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES...SNOW...AND WIND. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WERE
RELATIVELY LIGHT...BUT STRONG NORTH WINDS CREATED NEAR ZERO
VISIBILITY IN SOME AREAS AND LARGE SNOW DRIFTS. THE STRONG WINDS
ALSO MADE IT VERY DIFFICULT TO MEASURE THE SNOW. AS THE SKY CLEARED
OVERNIGHT...TEMPERATURES FELL WELL BELOW ZERO FOR MUCH OF WESTERN
NEBRASKA. BELOW ARE GATHERED SNOW REPORTS...LOWEST WIND CHILL
READINGS...AND LOW TEMPERATURES FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE...COOPERATIVE OBSERVERS...COCORAHS OBSERVERS...AND THE
PUBLIC.

...LOCATION...                ...STORM TOTAL SNOW (IN.)...
OSHKOSH 10NE                             3.5
NEWPORT                                  3.0
OGALLALA                                 3.0
TRYON 13ENE                              3.0
STAPLETON 5W                             2.1
ARTHUR                                   2.0
ATKINSON                                 2.0
CURTIS 2W                                2.0
ELLSWORTH                                2.0
MULLEN                                   2.0
BARTLETT 9NE                             1.5
LISCO                                    1.5
GRANT 3S                                 1.4
KINGSLEY DAM                             1.4
GRANT 1NNE                               1.2
NWS NORTH PLATTE (3ENE)                  1.2
VALENTINE AIRPORT                        1.2
ANSELMO 2SE                              1.0
BARTLETT 1S                              1.0
BUTTE                                    1.0
CALLAWAY 8WSW                            1.0
ELSMERE 9ENE                             1.0
ERICSON 8WNW                             1.0
EUSTIS 2NW                               1.0
HAYES CENTER 1NW                         1.0
OGALLALA 2W                              1.0
NORTH PLATTE 1W                          1.0
VALENTINE 1W                             1.0
BERWYN 4NNE                              0.6
CHAMBERS                                 0.5
BRADY                                    0.4
ENDERS 3W                                  T


...LOCATION...                ...LOWEST WIND CHILL (DEGREES)...
OGALLALA AIRPORT                         -28
ONEILL AIRPORT                           -27
VALENTINE AIRPORT                        -27
VALENTINE 27S                            -24
AINSWORTH AIRPORT                        -23
BIG SPRINGS 4SW                          -23
BROKEN BOW AIRPORT                       -23
CALLAWAY 9WSW                            -22
CRESCENT LAKE                            -22
THEDFORD AIRPORT                         -22
HALSEY 2W                                -21
CHAMPION 6S                              -20
NORTH PLATTE AIRPORT                     -20
SPRINGVIEW 6S                            -20
IMPERIAL AIRPORT                         -19
PAXTON 2SW                               -17


...LOCATION...                ...LOW TEMPERATURE (DEGREES)...
OSHKOSH 10NE                             -15
VALENTINE AIRPORT                        -15
NEWPORT                                  -11
BIG SPRINGS 4SW                          -10
CRESCENT LAKE                            -10
OGALLALA AIRPORT                         -10
ANSELMO 2SE                               -9
CHAMPION 6S                               -9
PAXTON 2SW                                -9
SPRINGVIEW 6S                             -9
STAPLETON 5W                              -9
VALENTINE 27S                             -9
BARTLETT 1S                               -8
NORTH PLATTE AIRPORT                      -8
OGALLALA                                  -8
THEDFORD AIRPORT                          -8
AINSWORTH AIRPORT                         -7
ARTHUR                                    -7
BUTTE                                     -7
CALLAWAY 8WSW                             -7
DUNNING                                   -7
HALSEY 2W                                 -7
ONEILL AIRPORT                            -7
CHAMBERS                                  -6
IMPERIAL AIRPORT                          -6
BRADY                                     -5
HAYES CENTER 1NW                          -5
SARGENT                                   -5
EUSTIS 2NW                                -4
BROKEN BOW AIRPORT                        -2
KINGSLEY DAM                               1

...DATA ARE CONSIDERED PRELIMINARY AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE...

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