Including the city of Ord
427 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018
…BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM FRIDAY TO 7 PM CDT SATURDAY…
.LATE THIS AFTERNOON…Mostly sunny. East winds 10 to 20 mph with
gusts to around 30 mph.
.TONIGHT…Cloudy. A 40 percent chance of rain after midnight.
Lows in the lower 40s. Northeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to
around 25 mph.
.FRIDAY…Windy. Rain in the morning, then rain…possibly mixed
with snow and sleet in the afternoon. Colder. Little or no snow
and sleet accumulation. Highs in the mid 40s. North winds 15 to
20 mph with gusts to around 30 mph then becoming 20 to 30 mph
with gusts to around 45 mph in the afternoon. Chance of
precipitation 90 percent.
.FRIDAY NIGHT…Very windy. Snow…possibly mixed with rain in
the evening, then snow after midnight. Blowing snow through the
night. Colder. Snow may be heavy at times. Snow accumulation of
6 to 9 inches. Lows in the mid 20s. North winds 30 to 40 mph with
gusts to around 50 mph. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
.SATURDAY…Cloudy with snow likely. Blowing snow. Very windy.
Colder. Snow accumulation around 2 inches. Total snow
accumulation 8 to 10 inches. Highs in the upper 20s. North winds
30 to 40 mph with gusts to around 50 mph. Chance of snow
.SATURDAY NIGHT…Partly cloudy. Areas of blowing snow. Lows
around 18. North winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
.SUNDAY…Sunny. Highs in the mid 30s.
.SUNDAY NIGHT…Clear. Lows around 15.
.MONDAY…Mostly sunny. Not as cold. Highs in the upper 40s.
.MONDAY NIGHT…Mostly clear. Not as cold. Lows in the lower 30s.
URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Hastings NE
233 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018
…Potent Early Spring Storm to Impact the Area Friday evening
.An early spring storm is forecast to bring a return of winter
weather conditions with accumulating snowfall and intense winds
from Friday evening through Saturday evening. The combination of
the snow and wind are expected to produce blizzard or near-
blizzard conditions, and cause hazardous travel.
Including the cities of Phillipsburg, Ord, Greeley, Spalding,
Scotia, Wolbach, Loup City, Sherman Reservoir, Litchfield,
Lexington, Cozad, Willow Island, Gothenburg, Kearney, Elwood,
Johnson Lake, Holdrege, Minden, Cambridge, Arapahoe, Oxford,
Beaver City, Hollinger, Alma, and Orleans
233 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018
…BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM FRIDAY TO 7 PM
* WHAT…Blizzard conditions expected. Winds gusting as high as 55
to 60 mph will cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow.
Significant drifting of the snow is likely. Total snow
accumulations of 4 to 10 inches, with localized amounts up to
11 inches, are expected.
* WHERE…Portions of north central Kansas and central and south
* WHEN…From 7 PM Friday to 7 PM CDT Saturday.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Travel will be very dangerous to
impossible. Damage to trees and power lines is likely.
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.