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
237 AM CST TUE DEC 23 2014

...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT WESTERN NEBRASKA TODAY...

.SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY ACROSS NORTHERN NEBRASKA. SNOWFALL
AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED FOR MOST AREAS WITH 3 TO 6
INCHES IN SHERIDAN COUNTY. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY
THE STORM WITH AREAS OF BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW REDUCING
VISIBILITY TO A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

NEZ004-240000-
/O.CON.KLBF.WS.W.0005.000000T0000Z-141224T0000Z/
SHERIDAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GORDON...RUSHVILLE
137 AM MST TUE DEC 23 2014

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

A WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...SNOW...MODERATE AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING
  AND BECOME LIGHT THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...FOUR TO SIX INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS ACROSS NORTHERN SHERIDAN COUNTY.

* WIND...NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED AND BLOWING AND DRIFTING
  SNOW MAKING TRAVEL DANGEROUS. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL PILE
  UP DEEP DRIFTS. SOME UNIMPROVED ROADS COULD BECOME IMPASSABLE
  THIS AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

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NEZ005>010-022>029-035>037-094-240000-
/O.CON.KLBF.WW.Y.0021.000000T0000Z-141224T0000Z/
EASTERN CHERRY-KEYA PAHA-BOYD-BROWN-ROCK-HOLT-GARDEN-GRANT-HOOKER-
THOMAS-BLAINE-LOUP-GARFIELD-WHEELER-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-LOGAN-
WESTERN CHERRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...VALENTINE...SPRINGVIEW...SPENCER...
AINSWORTH...BASSETT...ONEILL...OSHKOSH...HYANNIS...MULLEN...
THEDFORD...DUNNING...TAYLOR...BURWELL...BARTLETT...ARTHUR...
TRYON...STAPLETON...CODY...MERRIMAN...KILGORE
237 AM CST TUE DEC 23 2014 /137 AM MST TUE DEC 23 2014/

...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 WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING AND
  BECOME LIGHT THIS AFTERNOON.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...TWO TO FOUR INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
  AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHERN CHERRY COUNTY.

* WIND...NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
  50 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW PACKED WITH BLOWING SNOW MAKING
  TRAVEL HAZARDOUS. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT
  DRIFTING AND SOME UNIMPROVED ROADS COULD BECOME IMPASSABLE BY
  LATE AFTERNOON.

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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