NWS extends WSW, increases snowfall forecast for NP...again

Posted Nov 26, 2019 1:03 AM

The National Weather Service has extended the Winter Storm Warning for Southwest Nebraska.


...POWERFUL WINTER STORM TO AFFECT WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL

NEBRASKA...


.CONDITIONS WILL QUICKLY DETERIORATE ACROSS THE SANDHILLS AND

SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA OVERNIGHT INTO TUESDAY MORNING. THE COMBINATION

OF ACCUMULATING SNOW AND BLUSTERY WINDS WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS

CONDITIONS FOR TRAVEL AND OUTDOOR ACTIVITY IN GENERAL. BLOWING 

AND DRIFTING SNOW WILL SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE VISIBILITY.


SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-GARDEN-GRANT-HOOKER-THOMAS-ARTHUR-

MCPHERSON-LOGAN-DEUEL-KEITH-PERKINS-LINCOLN-CHASE-HAYES-FRONTIER-

WESTERN CHERRY-


INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GORDON, RUSHVILLE, VALENTINE, OSHKOSH, 

LEWELLEN, HYANNIS, MULLEN, THEDFORD, HALSEY, ARTHUR, TRYON, 

RINGGOLD, STAPLETON, CHAPPELL, BIG SPRINGS, OGALLALA, PAXTON, 

GRANT, NORTH PLATTE, CHAMPION, ENDERS, IMPERIAL, WAUNETA, 

HAYES CENTER, CURTIS, EUSTIS, MAYWOOD, CODY, ELI, MERRIMAN, 

AND KILGORE

258 PM CST MON NOV 25 2019 /158 PM MST MON NOV 25 2019/


...WINTER STORM WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CST /8 PM MST/

THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT CST /11 PM MST/ TUESDAY NIGHT...


* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 

 11 INCHES. WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 40 MPH.


* WHERE...PORTIONS OF THE PANHANDLE, SOUTHWEST, NORTH CENTRAL AND

 WEST CENTRAL NEBRASKA.


* WHEN...FROM 9 PM CST /8 PM MST/ THIS EVENING TO MIDNIGHT CST 

 /11 PM MST/ TUESDAY NIGHT.


* IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT. BLOWING SNOW WILL

 SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCE VISIBILITY. 


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...


IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD, AND WATER IN

YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY. 


CALL NEBRASKA 511 FOR THE LATEST ROAD INFORMATION.



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