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

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-010600-
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GORDON...RUSHVILLE...VALENTINE...
SPRINGVIEW...SPENCER...AINSWORTH...BASSETT...ONEILL...OSHKOSH...
HYANNIS...MULLEN...THEDFORD...DUNNING...TAYLOR...BURWELL...
BARTLETT...ARTHUR...TRYON...STAPLETON...BROKEN BOW...CHAPPELL...
BIG SPRINGS...OGALLALA...GRANT...NORTH PLATTE...IMPERIAL...
HAYES CENTER...CURTIS...EUSTIS...CODY...MERRIMAN...KILGORE
950 PM CST SAT JAN 31 2015 /850 PM MST SAT JAN 31 2015/

.NOW...
LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW...LOCALLY TO HEAVY AT TIMES...IS UNDERWAY
ACROSS ALL OF WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. TRAVEL CONDITIONS
HAVE BECOME HAZARDOUS ALONG AND NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80 WITH SOME
ROADS BECOMING ICE COVERED AND OTHERS SNOW COVERED. SNOW IS
ACCUMULATING ON ROADS SOUTH OF THE INTERSTATE ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN
NEBRASKA. ICE WILL CONTINUE TO FORM ON THE ROADS AS SUBFREEZING
TEMPERATURES COOL THE ROAD SURFACE BELOW THE FREEZING MARK.

VISIBILITY WILL FALL TO 1/2 MILE IN PERIODS OF MODERATE SNOW AND
LOCALLY 1/4 MILE IN HEAVY SNOW WITH SNOWFALL RATES APPROACHING 1
INCH PER HOUR. A BAND OF MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY SNOW HAS SET UP
FROM FROM IMPERIAL TO NORTH PLATTE...THEDFORD...NEWPORT AND BUTTE.
THIS SNOW IS MOVING EAST. ADDITIONAL LIGHT TO MODERATE SNOW HAS
DEVELOP WEST OF THIS AREA WHICH WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION
OVERNIGHT ALSO.

HEAVY BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW HAS OCCURRED MULLEN WITH 6 INCHES
ON THE GROUND AND DRIFTS TO 3 AND 4 FEET. NORTH WINDS WILL GUST TO
30 MPH OVERNIGHT PRODUCING SIGNIFICANT DRIFTS IN OTHER AREAS OF
WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT TONIGHT FOR PARTS OF
WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA...GENERALLY ALONG AND NORTH OF
INTERSTATE 80. THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY CONTINUES UNTIL NOON
ACROSS BOYD...HOLT...GARFIELD AND WHEELER COUNTIES.

A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR HEAVY SNOW IS IN EFFECT FOR HOOKER
COUNTY.

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