Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
352 PM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015

NEZ059-172130-
LINCOLN NE-
352 PM CDT SUN MAY 17 2015

...SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL LINCOLN COUNTY UNTIL 430
PM CDT...

AT 350 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR NORTH PLATTE...MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

OTHER STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED NORTH OF NORTH PLATTE IN THE
VICINITY OF THE JUNCTION OF HIGHWAYS 83 AND 97...AS WELL AS NEAR
HERSHEY.

HAIL UP TO THE SIZE OF PENNIES AND WIND GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH ARE
EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM...ALONG WITH HEAVY RAIN AND FREQUENT
DANGEROUS LIGHTNING.

HEAVY RAIN IS LIKELY WITH THESE STORMS WITH A HALF AN INCH TO THREE
QUARTERS OF AN INCH LIKELY IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME.

LOCATIONS NEAR THE PATH OF THIS STORM INCLUDE...
  NORTH PLATTE...
  LAKE MALONEY STATE RECREATION AREA...
  MAXWELL...
  BECK...
  KEITH...

THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 80 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 162 AND 199.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 83 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 76 AND 91.

THIS INCLUDES HIGHWAY 97 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 3.

IF THREATENING WEATHER APPROACHES YOUR AREA...TAKE SHELTER IN A
STURDY BUILDING.

TORRENTIAL RAIN...WHICH MAY FLOOD LOW LYING AREAS SUCH AS DITCHES AND
UNDERPASSES...IS ALSO LIKELY. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE ON A FLOODED
ROADWAY.

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