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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
932 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

...SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL OCCUR ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTH
CENTRAL NEBRASKA TONIGHT...

.AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL LIFT ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH
CENTRAL NEBRASKA TONIGHT...LEADING TO PERIODS OF SNOW ACROSS
WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. BY SUNDAY MORNING...SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE LIKELY NORTH OF A LINE FROM
OSHKOSH TO SARGENT. IN ADDITION TO SNOW...NORTHWESTERLY WINDS
WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 MPH OVERNIGHT...PRODUCING AREAS OF
BLOWING SNOW.

NEZ004>006-008-009-022-023-025>027-035>038-056-057-059-094-011200-
/O.CON.KLBF.WW.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-150201T1200Z/
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-KEYA PAHA-BROWN-ROCK-GARDEN-GRANT-THOMAS-
BLAINE-LOUP-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-LOGAN-CUSTER-DEUEL-KEITH-LINCOLN-
WESTERN CHERRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GORDON...RUSHVILLE...VALENTINE...
SPRINGVIEW...AINSWORTH...BASSETT...OSHKOSH...HYANNIS...THEDFORD...
DUNNING...TAYLOR...ARTHUR...TRYON...STAPLETON...BROKEN BOW...
CHAPPELL...BIG SPRINGS...OGALLALA...NORTH PLATTE...CODY...
MERRIMAN...KILGORE
932 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015 /832 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST /5 AM
MST/ SUNDAY...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST /5 AM
MST/ SUNDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW...MODERATE AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE THIS EVENING
  INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 5 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  POSSIBLE.

* WIND...NORTH WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 15 TO 25 MPH THIS EVENING
  AND PERSIST THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WILL CAUSE
  REDUCED VISIBILITY OF A HALF MILE OR LESS AT TIMES. SLUSH WILL
  FREEZE ON THE ROADWAY PRODUCING HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.

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 VISIBILITY...AND USE CAUTION WHILE
DRIVING.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
344 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-012145-
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-KEYA PAHA-BOYD-BROWN-ROCK-HOLT-GARDEN-
GRANT-HOOKER-THOMAS-BLAINE-LOUP-GARFIELD-WHEELER-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-
LOGAN-CUSTER-DEUEL-KEITH-PERKINS-LINCOLN-CHASE-HAYES-FRONTIER-
WESTERN CHERRY-
344 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015 /244 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

SNOW AND SHARPLY COLDER TEMPERATURES WILL CAUSE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL.
ROAD SURFACES WILL LIKELY BECOME ICE COVERED IN MANY AREAS. SEE
THE LATEST WINTER WEATHER BULLETIN FOR DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW END FROM WEST TO EAST SUNDAY. STORM TOTAL
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 5 INCHES ARE LIKELY ALONG AND NORTH OF
A LINE FROM OSHKOSH...TO TRYON...TO SARGENT AND ERICSON. AT THIS
TIME...THE HEAVIEST ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE ALONG A LINE EXTENDING
AROUND MULLEN TO ONEILL WHERE AMOUNTS AROUND 6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE.
SOUTH OF THE LINE FROM OSHKOSH...TO TRYON...TO SARGENT AND
ERICSON...SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE ANTICIPATED.

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA TUESDAY NIGHT
AND WEDNESDAY. ACCUMULATING SNOW IS POSSIBLE WITH THIS SYSTEM WITH
THE BEST CHANCE CURRENTLY ALONG OR NEAR INTERSTATE 80. THE TRACK
OF THE STORM COULD CHANGE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

GET YOUR WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL...AND CLIMATE INFORMATION AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NORTHPLATTE (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

CDC

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
211 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

SDZ001-002-012>014-024>032-041>044-046-047-049-072>074-WYZ054>058-
071-011400-
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-ZIEBACH-
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-
CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-HAAKON-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-
JACKSON-BENNETT-MELLETTE-TODD-TRIPP-STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-
SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-NORTHERN CAMPBELL-
SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-WESTERN CROOK-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-WESTON-
NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
211 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015 /311 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
TONIGHT SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEASTERN WYOMING.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A STRONG DISTURBANCE WILL CROSS THE REGION TONIGHT. ONE TO TWO INCHES
OF SNOW CAN BE EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA...WITH
3 TO 5 INCHES EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA. SOME
PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IS ALSO POSSIBLE ACROSS THE SOUTH DAKOTA
PLAINS THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY.

&&

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES...
OR CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT WEATHER.GOV/RAPIDCITY

$$

JC

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
1010 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

COZ030>051-011715-
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/
GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES ABOVE
9000 FEET-LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
1010 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS THROUGH THE
DAY. ON THE PLAINS...A FEW LIGHT RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS WILL
DEVELOP AS THE DAY PROGRESSES...MOST OF THESE HOLDING OFF UNTIL
AFTERNOON.

THE CHANCE OF ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL ON THE PLAINS WILL INCREASE
LATE THIS EVENING BEHIND THE PASSAGE OF A COLD FRONT. THE AIRMASS
WILL BECOME MORE UNSTABLE SO LOCALLY HEAVY AND BANDED SNOW SHOWERS
WILL BE POSSIBLE. MOST LOCATIONS SHOULD SEE LESS THAN 1 INCH OF
ACCUMULATION...BUT ANYWHERE HEAVIER BANDS SET UP COULD SEE A QUICK
2 TO 3 INCHES OF SNOWFALL AND HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS. AT THIS
TIME...THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVIER SHOWERS WOULD FAVOR THE WESTERN
AND SOUTHERN DENVER SUBURBS INTO THE FOOTHILLS AND PALMER DIVIDE
AREA FROM LATE THIS EVENING INTO THE PRE-DAWN HOURS SUNDAY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

MAINLY DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED FOR SUNDAY WITH HIGHS IN THE
30S OVER NORTHEAST COLORADO. WINDY AND WARMER WEATHER WILL OCCUR
BY MONDAY WITH A GOOD CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MOUNTAINS. ONLY LIGHT
ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED AT THIS TIME. TUESDAY WILL BE MILD AND
DRY OVER NORTHEAST COLORADO WITH SOME LIGHT SNOW IN THE
MOUNTAINS AND SOME GUSTY WINDS IN THE FOOTHILLS. A WEATHER
DISTURBANCE MAY BRING COLDER TEMPERATURES ALONG WITH A CHANCE OF
SNOW ON WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.
HOWEVER...ANY REPORTS OF ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL WOULD BE
APPRECIATED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
910 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-011615-
LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN-
ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS-ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS-
UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN-GRAND VALLEY-DEBEQUE TO SILT CORRIDOR-
CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN-GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS-
GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS-
CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASIN-
WEST ELK AND SAWATCH MOUNTAINS-FLATTOPS-
UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY-UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU AND DALLAS DIVIDE-
NORTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS-
PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER-
FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER-ANIMAS RIVER BASIN-
SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN-SOUTHEAST UTAH-EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS-
EASTERN UINTA BASIN-TAVAPUTS PLATEAU-ARCHES/GRAND FLAT-
LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS-CANYONLANDS/NATURAL BRIDGES-
910 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EASTERN UTAH AND WESTERN
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOW AND RAIN IN THE LOWER VALLEYS WILL CONTINUE TODAY...AND
SNOWFALL WILL CONTINUE OVER THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS. PRECIPITATION
WILL BEGIN TO WIND DOWN FROM THE NORTHWEST THIS AFTERNOON. BY
EARLY THIS EVENING...STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS THE
SOUTHWEST SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS WILL RANGE FROM 6 TO 10 INCHES WITH
LOCAL ACCUMULATIONS UP TO ONE FOOT POSSIBLE.

IN ADDITION TO RAIN AND SNOW...FOG WILL PERSIST THROUGH THIS
MORNING VALLEYS...WITH THE VISIBILITY BETWEEN ABOUT 1 AND 3 MILES
AT SOME LOCATIONS.

LINGERING SNOW OVER THE SOUTHERN MOUNTAINS WILL CONTINUE TO
DIMINISH TONIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

SNOW WILL AGAIN DEVELOP OVER THE NORTHERN MOUNTAINS ON MONDAY AND
THEN PERSIST THROUGH TUESDAY. ON WEDNESDAY THE CHANCE OF SNOW
WILL SPREAD SOUTHWARD TO INCLUDE MOST OF THE WESTERN COLORADO
MOUNTAINS...STILL FAVORING THE NORTH. SNOW OR RAIN WILL ALSO BE
POSSIBLE IN SOME OF THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL VALLEYS ON
WEDNESDAY.

SUNDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

CJC

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
448 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

NEZ002-003-019>021-054-055-095-096-011200-
DAWES-BOX BUTTE-SCOTTS BLUFF-BANNER-MORRILL-KIMBALL-CHEYENNE-
NORTH SIOUX-SOUTH SIOUX-
448 AM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN
NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

LIGHT SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER PORTIONS OF THE NEBRASKA
PANHANDLE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THE EARLY EVENING. ACCUMULATIONS
WILL GENERALLY BE LIGHT AND LESS THAN INCH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

THE PROBABILITY FOR WIDESPREAD HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS LOW.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE REQUIRED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
1156 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015

NEZ004-022-056-010800-
SHERIDAN-GARDEN-DEUEL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GORDON...RUSHVILLE...OSHKOSH...
CHAPPELL...BIG SPRINGS
1056 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015

.NOW...
SNOW IS BEGINNING TO TAPER OFF...WITH ONLY LIGHT SNOW EXPECTED
THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. LITTLE IF ANY
ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED...THOUGH STRONG NORTHERLY
WINDS WILL CAUSE THE SNOW TO BLOW...DECREASING VISIBILITIES...
ESPECIALLY IN OPEN AREAS.

MOTORISTS SHOULD BE CAUTIOUS DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS AND REDUCED
VISIBILITIES FROM SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.

$$

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