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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
418 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM MOVING INTO WESTERN NEBRASKA ...

.A WINTER STORM MOVING INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS WILL SPREAD SNOW
INTO NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA TONIGHT. STRONG WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY THE
STORM WITH AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO A HALF
MILE AT TIMES. ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH TUESDAY.

NEZ004-005-023>025-035>037-094-230030-
/O.EXT.KLBF.WW.Y.0021.141223T0000Z-141224T0000Z/
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-GRANT-HOOKER-THOMAS-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-
LOGAN-WESTERN CHERRY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GORDON...RUSHVILLE...VALENTINE...
HYANNIS...MULLEN...THEDFORD...ARTHUR...TRYON...STAPLETON...CODY...
MERRIMAN...KILGORE
418 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014 /318 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST /5 PM MST/
THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST /5 PM MST/ TUESDAY...

THE WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CST /5 PM
MST/ THIS EVENING TO 6 PM CST /5 PM MST/ TUESDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW...MODERATE AT TIMES WILL MOVE INTO NORTH CENTRAL
  THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ONE TO FOUR INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION.
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHERN SHERIDAN COUNTY.

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

* IMPACTS...ROADS ARE LIKELY TO BECOME SNOW PACKED TONIGHT WITH
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW MAKING TRAVEL HAZARDOUS. STRONG
  NORTHWEST WINDS INTO TUESDAY WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE BLOWING SNOW
  AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES TO A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$

KAR

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
418 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER STORM MOVING INTO WESTERN NEBRASKA ...

.A WINTER STORM MOVING INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS WILL SPREAD SNOW
INTO NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA TONIGHT. STRONG WINDS WILL ACCOMPANY THE
STORM WITH AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW REDUCING VISIBILITIES TO A HALF
MILE AT TIMES. ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH TUESDAY.

NEZ006-008-026-230030-
/O.EXB.KLBF.WW.Y.0021.141223T0000Z-141224T0000Z/
KEYA PAHA-BROWN-BLAINE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPRINGVIEW...AINSWORTH...DUNNING
418 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO
6 PM CST TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTH PLATTE HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING
TO 6 PM CST TUESDAY.

* TIMING...SNOW...MODERATE AT TIMES WILL MOVE INTO NORTH CENTRAL
  NEBRASKA TONIGHT.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ONE TO THREE INCHES OF SNOW ACCUMULATION.

* WIND...NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS
  TO 30 MPH.

* IMPACTS...ROADS ARE LIKELY TO BECOME SNOW PACKED TONIGHT WITH
  BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW MAKING TRAVEL HAZARDOUS. STRONG
  NORTHWEST WINDS INTO TUESDAY WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE BLOWING SNOW
  AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES TO A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

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.

&&

$$


High Wind Watch


URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
644 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...BREEZY TODAY AND VERY WINDY ON TUESDAY...

.A LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL MOVE FROM THE PLAINS STATES TODAY TO
THE GREAT LAKES REGION BY LATE TUESDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES
THROUGH THE WESTERN UNITED STATES. THE STEEP PRESSURE GRADIENT
BETWEEN THE HIGH AND LOW PRESSURE AREAS WILL PRODUCE BREEZY
CONDITIONS ACROSS THE CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS TODAY AND VERY WINDY
CONDITIONS WITH THE POSSIBILITY OF BLOWING SNOW AND BLOWING DUST
ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS REGION ON TUESDAY.

COZ090>092-KSZ001>003-013>015-027>029-041-042-NEZ079>081-230000-
/O.CON.KGLD.HW.A.0007.141223T1200Z-141224T0000Z/
YUMA-KIT CARSON-CHEYENNE CO-CHEYENNE KS-RAWLINS-DECATUR-SHERMAN-
THOMAS-SHERIDAN-WALLACE-LOGAN-GOVE-GREELEY-WICHITA-DUNDY-
HITCHCOCK-RED WILLOW-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...YUMA...WRAY...BURLINGTON...
CHEYENNE WELLS...ST. FRANCIS...ATWOOD...OBERLIN...GOODLAND...
COLBY...HOXIE...SHARON SPRINGS...OAKLEY...QUINTER...TRIBUNE...
LEOTI...BENKELMAN...TRENTON...MCCOOK
644 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT TUESDAY...

* PEAK WINDS...SUSTAINED WINDS SPEEDS TO 35 TO 45 MPH WITH WIND
  GUSTS AS HIGH AS 65 MPH ARE POSSIBLE...WITH THE STRONGEST WINDS
  ANTICIPATED WEST OF A LEOTI TO GOODLAND AND YUMA LINE.

* TIMING/DURATION...WIND SPEEDS WILL INCREASE RAPIDLY TUESDAY
  MORNING AND WILL DIMINISH AGAIN BY LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS WILL LEAD TO AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW OR
  BLOWING DUST WITH LOCALIZED VISIBILITIES OF ONE MILE OR LESS
  POSSIBLE. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES TRAVELING EAST OR WEST WILL BE
  SUSCEPTIBLE TO TIPPING OVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR HAZARDOUS WIND
CONDITIONS WITH SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR GREATER. SECURE LOOSE OUTDOOR ITEMS NOW AND STAY TUNED
FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE HIGH WIND WARNINGS.

&&

$$
JTL


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
401 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

NEZ007-009-010-027>029-222100-
BOYD-ROCK-HOLT-LOUP-GARFIELD-WHEELER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SPENCER...BASSETT...ONEILL...TAYLOR...
BURWELL...BARTLETT
401 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

SNOW AND STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL IMPACT NORTH CENTRAL
NEBRASKA TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY. SNOWFALL RATES WILL NOT BE
HIGH...BUT SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES OR MORE ARE POSSIBLE.
NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE TO 20 TO 35 MPH LATE TONIGHT AND
TUESDAY...WITH AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW POSSIBLE. THIS COULD CREATE
HAZARDOUS WINTER CONDITIONS. STAY TUNED TO LATER FORECASTS AS
DETAILS BECOME CLEARER ACROSS THIS AREA.

$$

KAR


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
728 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-231330-
RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-SALINE-RICE-MCPHERSON-MARION-CHASE-
RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-HARPER-
SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-LABETTE-
728 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL KANSAS...
SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS AND SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF DRIZZLE AND FOG WILL AFFECT MOST OF THE REGION THIS
MORNING. VISIBILITIES MAY BE REDUCED TO 1 TO 2 MILES AT
TIMES...AND LOCALLY 1/4 TO 1/2 MILE IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

LIGHT SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS CENTRAL KANSAS FOR TUESDAY AND
TUESDAY NIGHT...WITH SOME LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE.
MEANWHILE...A RAIN SNOW MIXTURE WILL POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHERN
KANSAS DURING THE DAY CHANGING OVER TO LIGHT SNOW TUESDAY NIGHT.
NO ACCUMULATIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS SOUTHERN KANSAS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

&&

FOR A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THIS INFORMATION...SEE OUR
WEBPAGE AT (LOWERCASE) HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/WICHITA/HWO/HWO.PHP

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
505 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

IAZ043-055-056-069-079-080-090-091-NEZ011-012-015>018-030>034-
042>045-050>053-065>068-078-088>093-230115-
MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-
PAGE-KNOX-CEDAR-THURSTON-ANTELOPE-PIERCE-WAYNE-BOONE-MADISON-
STANTON-CUMING-BURT-PLATTE-COLFAX-DODGE-WASHINGTON-BUTLER-
SAUNDERS-DOUGLAS-SARPY-SEWARD-LANCASTER-CASS-OTOE-SALINE-
JEFFERSON-GAGE-JOHNSON-NEMAHA-PAWNEE-RICHARDSON-
505 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST
IOWA...WEST CENTRAL IOWA...EAST CENTRAL NEBRASKA...NORTHEAST
NEBRASKA AND SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

THERE IS A CHANCE OF ACCUMULATING SNOW ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA
TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY. A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL CONTINUE TO
STRENGTHEN AS IT MOVES OVER THE AREA BRINGING WIDESPREAD
PRECIPITATION. RAIN WILL EVENTUALLY TRANSITION OVER TO A RAIN AND
SNOW MIX FROM NORTHWEST TO SOUTHEAST LATER TODAY. NORTHEAST
NEBRASKA MAY SEE A TRANSITION OVER TO SNOW AS EARLY AS LATE THIS
AFTERNOON WHILE AREAS LIKE OMAHA AND LINCOLN WILL NOT LIKELY TURN
OVER TO SNOW UNTIL AFTER 9 PM. SOUTHEAST NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST
IOWA MAY NOT TRANSITION TO SNOW UNTIL MIDNIGHT.

THERE ARE MANY UNCERTAINTIES IN THE SNOWFALL FORECAST.
COMPLICATING SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE WARM SURFACE
TEMPERATURES...POTENTIALLY ALLOWING SNOW TO MELT AS IT HITS THE
GROUND. SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS THROUGH 7AM TUESDAY MORNING SHOULD
LIKELY BE ABOUT AN INCH...WITH SOME LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
POSSIBLE IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA AS WELL AS IN EAST CENTRAL
NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA.

PLEASE STAY TUNED TO UPDATED FORECASTS FOR ANY CHANGES REGARDING
THIS STRENGTHENING SYSTEM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY BEFORE ENDING FROM WEST TO EAST
LATE TUESDAY NIGHT. WIDESPREAD SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1-2
INCHES ARE LIKELY. THERE COULD BE SOME LOCALLY HIGHER
AMOUNTS...ESPECIALLY IN NORTHEAST NEBRASKA AND EAST CENTRAL
NEBRASKA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA.

THERE IS ANOTHER CHANCE OF LIGHT SNOW LATE CHRISTMAS NIGHT INTO
EARLY FRIDAY...MAINLY ACROSS NORTHEAST NEBRASKA AND WEST CENTRAL
IOWA.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
447 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-231100-
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-
447 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014 /347 AM MST MON DEC 22 2014/

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

A STORM SYSTEM MOVING INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS TONIGHT WILL BRING
SNOW TO THE AREA. SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES WILL BE
POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHERN PORTIONS OF SHERIDAN AND CHERRY COUNTY.
ADJACENT AREAS OF THE WESTERN AND NORTHERN SANDHILLS CAN EXPECT 1
TO 2 INCHES POSSIBLE. IN ADDITION...AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW ARE
POSSIBLE AFTER MIDNIGHT AS NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASE TO 25 TO 35
MPH WITH GUSTS TO 40 MPH POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

THE STORM SYSTEM WILL SLOWLY MOVE OUT OF THE REGION ON TUESDAY. AS
A RESULT...ACCUMULATING SNOW REMAINS LIKELY...WITH TOTAL AMOUNTS
OF 2 TO 4 INCHES OR HIGHER EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHERN
NEBRASKA. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE ON TUESDAY ACROSS
WESTERN NEBRASKA. WHERE SNOW FALLS AND ACCUMULATES...AREAS OF
BLOWING SNOW WILL REMAIN POSSIBLE.

ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS THURSDAY
INTO FRIDAY. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS SYSTEM
ACROSS WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. HOWEVER...THE SYSTEM
WILL BE FAST MOVING AND WHILE THE EXACT TRACK OF THE SYSTEM IS
STILL IN QUESTION AMOUNTS ARE UNCERTAIN.

THOSE PLANNING TRAVEL ACROSS NEBRASKA DURING THE HOLIDAY WEEK
SHOULD KEEP UP TO DATE WITH THE LATEST FORECASTS FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT...HOWEVER
SNOWFALL REPORTS THROUGH TUESDAY WOULD BE APPRECIATED.

&&

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

$$

KAR

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
416 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

KSZ005>007-017>019-NEZ039>041-046>049-060>064-072>077-082>087-
231200-
PHILLIPS-SMITH-JEWELL-ROOKS-OSBORNE-MITCHELL-VALLEY-GREELEY-NANCE-
SHERMAN-HOWARD-MERRICK-POLK-DAWSON-BUFFALO-HALL-HAMILTON-YORK-
GOSPER-PHELPS-KEARNEY-ADAMS-CLAY-FILLMORE-FURNAS-HARLAN-FRANKLIN-
WEBSTER-NUCKOLLS-THAYER-
416 AM CST MON DEC 22 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

TONIGHT WILL BRING INCREASING CHANCES FOR ACCUMULATING SNOW TO THE
OUTLOOK AREA...WITH THE BEST CHANCES BEING ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL
NEBRASKA NORTH OF INTERSTATE 80...WHERE SNOWFALL TOTALS
APPROACHING ONE INCH WILL BE POSSIBLE. ACCOMPANYING THE POTENTIAL
FOR SNOWFALL WILL BE INCREASING NORTHWEST WINDS BEHIND A PASSING
COLD FRONT. SUSTAINED SPEEDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS
WILL BE POSSIBLE...AND COMBINED WITH ANY FALLING SNOW...MAY RESULT
IN TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.

BETTER CHANCES FOR ACCUMULATING SNOW WILL EXPAND ACROSS THE ENTIRE
OUTLOOK AREA ON TUESDAY. STORM TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 1
TO 2 INCHES WILL BE POSSIBLE. STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE
INTO TUESDAY...AND COMBINED WITH FALLING SNOW MAY RESULT IN TRAVEL
DIFFICULTIES.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

MORE INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE FOLLOWING WEB PAGE:
   HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/HASTINGS  (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

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