North Platte Weather-November 5th

Posted 10 months ago

By Scott Carlson

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  • Today: Snow, mainly before 4pm. High near 35. East wind 11 to 14 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches possible.
  • Tonight: A 30 percent chance of snow before 9pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. North wind 6 to 13 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
  • Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 39. West wind 6 to 10 mph.
  • Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 19. West northwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
...WINTER STORM BRINGS SNOW TO THE AREA TODAY...

.A COLD FRONT WILL SLIDE ACROSS THE AREA THIS MORNING WHILE A
STRONG UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM LIFTS NORTHEAST. PRECIPITATION WILL
CONTINUE TO EXPAND ACROSS THE AREA THIS MORNING AND CHANGE FROM
RAIN TO SNOW. THE EASTERN PANHANDLE AND NORTHWESTERN NEBRASKA
WILL SEE MAINLY SNOW...WHILE THE RAIN SNOW LINE WILL MOVE EAST
THROUGH SOUTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA DURING THE MORNING
HOURS. THE HIGHEST PRECIPITATION TOTALS WILL OCCUR OVER SOUTHWEST
INTO NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA...HOWEVER THE CHANGE OVER TO SNOW WILL
BE LATER. THE SNOW WILL END TUESDAY EVENING...FROM WEST TO EAST.
TOTAL SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO RANGE FROM 2 TO 5 INCHES ACROSS MOST
OF THE AREA. A HEAVIER BAND OF 4 TO 6 INCHES IS POSSIBLE ACROSS
PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST INTO CENTRAL AND NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

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-
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...CODY...MERRIMAN...KILGORE
412 AM CST TUE NOV 5 2013 /312 AM MST TUE NOV 5 2013/

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
/11 PM MST/ TONIGHT...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CST
/11 PM MST/ TONIGHT.

* TIMING...SNOW CONTINUES TODAY ACROSS NORTHWESTERN
  NEBRASKA...WITH THE CHANGE OVER TO SNOW TO OCCUR THIS MORNING
  ACROSS SOUTHWEST INTO NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA. MODERATE TO HEAVY
  SNOW IS ANTICIPATED DURING THE MORNING OR EARLY AFTERNOON
  HOURS...OTHERWISE SNOWFALL IS EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT TO
  OCCASIONALLY MODERATE. SNOW WILL TAPER TO FLURRIES THEN END FROM
  WEST TO EAST THIS EVENING.

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...WIDESPREAD TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3
  TO 5 INCHES...LOCALLY A NARROW BAND OF HIGHER SNOWFALL
  ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 6 INCHES IS POSSIBLE FROM SOUTHWEST TO
  NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

* WIND...EASTERLY WINDS THIS MORNING WILL BECOME NORTHERLY BY THE
  AFTERNOON. WIND SPEEDS WILL GENERALLY REMAIN LESS THAN 20
  MPH...SO BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW SHOULD NOT BE A PROBLEM.

* IMPACTS...BRIEF PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW DURING THE
  MORNING HOURS WILL RESULT IN RESTRICTED VISIBILITIES...TO
  AROUND A MILE OR LESS. TEMPERATURES WILL HOVER AROUND FREEZING
  WITH SOME MELTING EXPECTED...ESPECIALLY ON ROADWAYS. THE MELTING
  ON THE ROADWAYS WILL RESULT IN SLUSHY ROADS AND HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
  CONDITIONS.

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.