Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
301 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

NEZ029-038-071-030000-
/O.CON.KLBF.BZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160203T0000Z/
WHEELER-CUSTER-FRONTIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BARTLETT...ERICSON...BROKEN BOW...
CURTIS...EUSTIS...MAYWOOD
301 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE AND OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOW IS
  EXPECTED. THE SNOW SHOULD DECREASE IN INTENSITY TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHEAST.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 14
  INCHES WITH THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS OVER EASTERN
  FRONTIER...SOUTHEASTERN CUSTER AND WHEELER COUNTIES..

* WIND...NORTH AT TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH IN OPEN
  AREAS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT
  IN REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO NEAR ZERO AT TIMES TODAY. THE
  DRIFTING OF SNOW MAY BLOCK SOME ROADS. TRAVEL WILL BE VERY
  DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT
CONDITIONS...MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET
STRANDED...STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE.

&&

$$

NEZ010-022-026>028-035>037-056>059-069-070-030000-
/O.CON.KLBF.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160203T0000Z/
HOLT-GARDEN-BLAINE-LOUP-GARFIELD-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-LOGAN-DEUEL-
KEITH-PERKINS-LINCOLN-CHASE-HAYES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONEILL...ATKINSON...CRESCENT LAKE NWR...
OSHKOSH...LEWELLEN...DUNNING...PURDUM...BREWSTER...ALMERIA...
TAYLOR...BURWELL...ARTHUR...TRYON...RINGGOLD...STAPLETON...
CHAPPELL...BIG SPRINGS...KEYSTONE...KINGSLEY DAM...LEMOYNE...
OGALLALA...ROSCOE...GRANT...NORTH PLATTE...CHAMPION...ENDERS...
IMPERIAL...WAUNETA...HAYES CENTER
301 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016 /201 AM MST TUE FEB 2 2016/

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST /5 PM
MST/ THIS EVENING...

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW IS EXPECTED TODAY. THE SNOW
  SHOULD DECREASE IN INTENSITY THIS AFTERNOON FROM SOUTHWEST TO
  NORTHEAST.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 13
  INCHES WITH THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS OVER SOUTHEASTERN
  LINCOLN...GARFIELD AND SOUTHEASTERN HOLT COUNTIES.

* WIND...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH IN OPEN AREAS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL RESULT
  IN REDUCED VISIBILITIES TO A HALF MILE OR LESS AT TIMES TODAY.
  THE DRIFTING OF SNOW MAY BLOCK SOME ROADS. TRAVEL WILL BE VERY
  DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING.  SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF
SNOW ARE FORECAST THAT WILL MAKE TRAVEL DANGEROUS. ONLY TRAVEL IN
AN EMERGENCY. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...
FOOD...AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

&&

$$

NEZ004>009-023>025-094-030000-
/O.CON.KLBF.WW.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-160203T0000Z/
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-KEYA PAHA-BOYD-BROWN-ROCK-GRANT-HOOKER-
THOMAS-WESTERN CHERRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ANTIOCH...LAKESIDE...SPARKS...
VALENTINE...SPRINGVIEW...SPENCER...BUTTE...LYNCH...AINSWORTH...
BASSETT...ROSE...ASHBY...HYANNIS...WHITMAN...MULLEN...THEDFORD...
HALSEY...CODY...ELI...MERRIMAN...KILGORE
301 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016 /201 AM MST TUE FEB 2 2016/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST /5 PM
MST/ THIS EVENING...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST /5 PM
MST/ THIS EVENING.

* TIMING...LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW IS EXPECTED. THE SNOW SHOULD
  DECREASE IN INTENSITY THIS AFTERNOON FROM SOUTHWEST TO
  NORTHEAST.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 7
  INCHES WITH THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS OVER THOMAS AND SOUTHERN ROCK
  COUNTIES.

* WIND...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.

* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE DIFFICULT TODAY AS ROADS BECOME SNOW
  PACKED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW
WILL CAUSE PRIMARILY TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SNOW
COVERED ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$

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