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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Honolulu HI
357 AM HST Sat Apr 29 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH FOR BIG ISLAND SUMMITS...

.A potent low aloft will move over the western end of the state this
weekend, bringing the potential for winter weather to the Big
Island summits.

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Big Island Summits-
357 AM HST Sat Apr 29 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...Big Island summits and upper slopes.

* HAZARD TYPE...Heavy snow and blowing snow.

* ACCUMULATIONS...Snowfall up to 6 inches possible.

* TIMING...Tonight through Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Poor visibility and snow covered roads.

* WINDS...Southwest to west 55 to 70 mph with gusts to 80 mph.

* VISIBILITIES...Less than 1/4 mile at times.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow, sleet, or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Hastings NE
438 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...A strong and unusually cold upper level low pressure system
crossing the Plains will bring the potential for accumulating
snowfall to western portions of the area this weekend.
Precipitation will also be accompanied by strong northerly
winds...

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/O.CON.KGID.WS.A.0002.170430T0600Z-170501T1100Z/
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Including the cities of Ord, Greeley, Spalding, Scotia, Wolbach,
Loup City, Sherman Reservoir, Litchfield, St. Libory, Lexington,
Cozad, Willow Island, Gothenburg, Kearney, Minden, Franklin,
Campbell, and Hildreth
438 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

* MAIN HAZARD...Heavy wet snow.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...2 to 6 inches is currently forecast, with
  locally higher amounts possible. The highest amounts are
  expected to fall across western portions of the area.

* TIMING...Late tonight through late Sunday night. The heaviest
  snow is expected to fall during the day Sunday.

* WINDS...North winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 45 to 50 mph
  will be possible.

* UNCERTAINTY...It is difficult for snow to accumulate during
  the day in late April, but if it occurs, the impacts could be
  significant. A sharp west to east gradient in amounts will be
  possible, and changes in the track of the system as well as
  with surface temperatures could also result in changes in
  snowfall amounts. Stay updated to the latest forecasts.

* IMPACTS...Reduced visibilities from falling and blowing snow.
  If several inches of snow accumulates, falling tree limbs
  could cause property damage and power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor
the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service North Platte NE
427 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...Accumulating snow possible late tonight, Sunday into Sunday
night...

.An upper level low will track across Kansas tonight into Sunday.
Temperatures are forecast to be cold enough on the northern and
northwestern periphery of the low, for snow to develop late
tonight and continue Sunday into Sunday night. At this time, the
main area of concern for accumulating snow is east of a line from
Imperial through North Platte and Bassett.

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Logan-Lincoln-Hayes-
Including the cities of Stapleton, North Platte, and Hayes Center
427 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
SUNDAY NIGHT...

The National Weather Service in North Platte has issued a Winter
Storm Watch...which is in effect from late tonight through late
Sunday night.

* TIMING...Snow begins late tonight. Snow may become heavy at
  times Sunday into Sunday evening.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 to 6 inches or greater are possible.

* WIND...North at 25 to 40 mph on Sunday.

* IMPACTS...With strong winds and wet snow, travel may be
  difficult late tonight and Sunday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow, sleet, or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service North Platte NE
427 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...Accumulating snow possible late tonight, Sunday into Sunday
night...

.An upper level low will track across Kansas tonight into Sunday.
Temperatures are forecast to be cold enough on the northern and
northwestern periphery of the low, for snow to develop late
tonight and continue Sunday into Sunday night. At this time, the
main area of concern for accumulating snow is east of a line from
Imperial through North Platte and Bassett.

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/O.NEW.KLBF.WS.A.0005.170430T0600Z-170501T1200Z/
Rock-Holt-Blaine-Loup-Garfield-Wheeler-Custer-
Including the cities of Bassett, Rose, Oneill, Atkinson, Dunning,
Purdum, Brewster, Taylor, Burwell, Bartlett, Ericson,
and Broken Bow
427 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MONDAY
MORNING...

The National Weather Service in North Platte has issued a Winter
Storm Watch...which is in effect from late tonight through Monday
morning.

* TIMING...Snow begins late tonight. Snow may become heavy at
  times Sunday and Sunday night.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...3 to 6 inches or greater are possible.

* WIND...North at 25 to 40 mph on Sunday.

* IMPACTS...With strong winds and wet snow, travel may be
  difficult late tonight and Sunday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow, sleet, or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

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Roberg

U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
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