401  
WWUS43 KLBF 210948  
WSWLBF  
 
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE  
348 AM CST SUN JAN 21 2018  
   
..SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM TO AFFECT THE CENTRAL PLAINS
 
 
.A WINTER STORM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS TODAY AND  
TOMORROW, BRINGING ACCUMULATING SNOW AND STRONG WINDS. THE  
HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR GENERALLY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY  
TOMORROW MORNING. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IS ALSO POSSIBLE THIS  
MORNING ACROSS SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA. PREPARE FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOW  
ACCUMULATIONS AND DRIFTING, ALONG WITH BLOWING SNOW RESULTING IN  
WHITEOUT CONDITIONS.  
 
NEZ058-069-212300-  
/O.UPG.KLBF.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-180122T1200Z/  
/O.NEW.KLBF.BZ.W.0001.180121T1200Z-180122T1800Z/  
PERKINS-CHASE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GRANT, CHAMPION, ENDERS, IMPERIAL,  
AND WAUNETA  
248 AM MST SUN JAN 21 2018  
   
..BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM MST MONDAY
 
 
* WHAT...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED. TRAVEL WILL BE VERY  
DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 8 TO 11  
INCHES ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...PERKINS AND CHASE COUNTY.  
 
* WHEN...5 AM TODAY TO 11 AM MONDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45 MPH WILL  
CAUSE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT  
DRIFTING OF THE SNOW IS LIKELY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE  
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS  
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT  
CONDITIONS, MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF  
YOU MUST TRAVEL, HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET  
STRANDED, STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR  
THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
NEZ009-010-026>029-037-038-059-070-071-212300-  
/O.UPG.KLBF.WS.W.0001.180121T1200Z-180122T1800Z/  
/O.NEW.KLBF.BZ.W.0001.180121T1200Z-180122T1800Z/  
ROCK-HOLT-BLAINE-LOUP-GARFIELD-WHEELER-LOGAN-CUSTER-LINCOLN-HAYES-  
FRONTIER-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF BASSETT, ROSE, ONEILL, ATKINSON, DUNNING,  
PURDUM, BREWSTER, TAYLOR, BURWELL, BARTLETT, ERICSON, STAPLETON,  
BROKEN BOW, NORTH PLATTE, HAYES CENTER, CURTIS, EUSTIS,  
AND MAYWOOD  
348 AM CST SUN JAN 21 2018  
   
..BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST MONDAY
 
 
* WHAT...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED. TRAVEL WILL BE VERY  
DIFFICULT TO IMPOSSIBLE, INCLUDING DURING THE MORNING COMMUTE ON  
MONDAY. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 9 TO 11 INCHES ARE EXPECTED  
FOR SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA, AND 9 TO 13 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER  
AMOUNTS FOR NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.  
 
* WHERE...PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST, CENTRAL, AND NORTH CENTRAL  
NEBRASKA.  
 
* WHEN...6 AM TODAY TO NOON MONDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 45 MPH WILL  
CAUSE WHITEOUT CONDITIONS IN BLOWING SNOW. SIGNIFICANT  
DRIFTING OF THE SNOW IS LIKELY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE  
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS  
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT  
CONDITIONS, MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF  
YOU MUST TRAVEL, HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET  
STRANDED, STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR  
THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
NEZ004-005-022>024-035-036-056-057-094-212300-  
/O.CON.KLBF.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-180122T1200Z/  
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-GARDEN-GRANT-HOOKER-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-  
DEUEL-KEITH-WESTERN CHERRY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF GORDON, RUSHVILLE, VALENTINE, OSHKOSH,  
LEWELLEN, HYANNIS, MULLEN, ARTHUR, TRYON, RINGGOLD, CHAPPELL,  
BIG SPRINGS, OGALLALA, PAXTON, CODY, ELI, MERRIMAN, AND KILGORE  
348 AM CST SUN JAN 21 2018 /248 AM MST SUN JAN 21 2018/  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST /5 AM  
MST/ MONDAY...  
 
* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW EXPECTED. PLAN ON DIFFICULT  
TRAVEL CONDITIONS. SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 9 INCHES ARE  
EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...PORTIONS OF THE PANHANDLE AND WESTERN NEBRASKA.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 5 AM MST MONDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 40 MPH WILL CAUSE  
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS SEVERE  
WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE OCCURRING. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP  
AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN  
EMERGENCY. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE  
CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
NEZ006>008-025-212300-  
/O.CON.KLBF.WS.W.0001.180121T1200Z-180122T1800Z/  
KEYA PAHA-BOYD-BROWN-THOMAS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SPRINGVIEW, SPENCER, BUTTE, LYNCH,  
AINSWORTH, THEDFORD, AND HALSEY  
348 AM CST SUN JAN 21 2018  
   
..WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST MONDAY
 
 
* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW EXPECTED. PLAN ON DIFFICULT  
TRAVEL CONDITIONS. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 9 INCHES ARE  
EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...KEYA PAHA, BOYD, BROWN AND THOMAS COUNTY.  
 
* WHEN...6 AM TODAY TO NOON MONDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...WINDS GUSTING AS HIGH AS 40 MPH WILL CAUSE  
BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW MEANS SEVERE  
WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP  
AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN  
EMERGENCY. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE  
CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
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