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Cool and Blustery in the East; Numerous Fire Weather Threats

Lake effect snow, gusty winds, and cool temperatures persist in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast. Gusty winds in the Southwest and into the Plains, and portions of the East will produce elevated to critical fire weather threats. Snow can also be expected in the mountains and into parts of the High Plains. Severe storms with all hazards are expected to develop Friday in the South and Central Plains. Read More >

 

Recreation Forecasts available for:
  • Lake McConaughy
  • Calamus Reservoir
  • Sutherland Reservoir
  • Lake Maloney
  • Enders Reservoir
  • Merritt Reservoir
  • Red Willow Reservoir
  • Medicine Creek Reservoir
  • Jeffrey Reservoir

 

Current Lake Forecasts in Western and North Central Nebraska

 


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Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service North Platte NE
258 PM CDT Thu Apr 22 2021

NEZ057-230900-
Lake McConaughy-
258 PM CDT Thu Apr 22 2021

...THE FORECAST FOR LAKE MCCONAUGHY...

.TONIGHT...West winds 6 to 12 mph. Mostly clear. Lows around 32.
Waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY...North winds 8 to 12 mph shifting to the northeast in
the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 59. Waters a light
chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 6 to 12 mph. Mostly cloudy in the
evening then becoming partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers
in the evening. The chance of precipitation 20 percent. Lows
around 32. Waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds 6 to 12 mph increasing to south 12 to
18 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 61. Waters a
light chop becoming choppy in the afternoon.

$$

NEZ027-038-230900-
Calamus Reservoir-
258 PM CDT Thu Apr 22 2021

...THE FORECAST FOR CALAMUS RESERVOIR...

...CAUTION IS ADVISED FOR WIND AND WAVES TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 20 mph decreasing to 6 to 10 mph
after midnight. Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. A
slight chance of showers in the evening. The chance of
precipitation 20 percent. Lows around 30. Waters choppy becoming
a light chop after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Northwest winds 8 to 14 mph increasing to north 14 to
16 mph in the afternoon. Sunny. Highs around 61. Waters a
moderate chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 14 mph. Partly cloudy. Lows
around 29. Waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...North winds 10 to 12 mph shifting to the east in the
afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 57. Waters a light chop.

$$

XXZ059-230900-
Sutherland Reservoir-
258 PM CDT Thu Apr 22 2021

...THE FORECAST FOR SUTHERLAND RESERVOIR...

.TONIGHT...South winds 8 to 14 mph becoming southwest 4 to 8 mph
after midnight. Mostly clear. Lows around 29. Waters a moderate
chop becoming smooth to a light chop after midnight.
.FRIDAY...North winds 6 to 12 mph shifting to the northeast 10 to
12 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 62. Waters a
light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 6 to 12 mph. Partly cloudy. A
slight chance of showers in the evening. The chance of
precipitation 20 percent. Lows around 32. Waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds 6 to 10 mph increasing to south 10 to
16 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 62. Waters a
light chop becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.

$$

XXZ059-230900-
Lake Maloney-
258 PM CDT Thu Apr 22 2021

...THE FORECAST FOR LAKE MALONEY...

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 18 mph becoming southwest 6 to
10 mph after midnight. Mostly clear. Lows around 29. Waters
choppy becoming a light chop after midnight.
.FRIDAY...North winds 6 to 12 mph shifting to the northeast 10 to
14 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 63. Waters a
light chop becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 10 to 12 mph. Partly cloudy. Lows
around 33. Waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds around 10 mph shifting to the south
10 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 62.
Waters a light chop becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.

$$

XXZ069-230900-
Enders Reservoir-
258 PM CDT Thu Apr 22 2021

...THE FORECAST FOR ENDERS RESERVOIR...

.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 4 to 10 mph shifting to the west 4 to
6 mph after midnight. Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers in
the evening. The chance of precipitation 20 percent. Lows around
32. Waters a light chop becoming smooth to a light chop after
midnight.
.FRIDAY...North winds 6 to 10 mph shifting to the east in the
afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 66. Waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 6 to 10 mph. Partly cloudy. A
slight chance of showers in the evening. The chance of
precipitation 20 percent. Lows around 33. Waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...East winds 6 to 10 mph increasing to south 10 to
14 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 68. Waters a
light chop becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.

$$

NEZ094-005-024-230900-
Merritt Reservoir-
258 PM CDT Thu Apr 22 2021

...THE FORECAST FOR MERRITT RESERVOIR...

.TONIGHT...South winds 8 to 14 mph becoming west 6 to 8 mph after
midnight. Mostly clear. Lows around 31. Waters a moderate chop
becoming smooth to a light chop after midnight.
.FRIDAY...North winds 8 to 14 mph. Mostly sunny. Highs around 57.
Waters a moderate chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...North winds 12 to 14 mph decreasing to 6 to
12 mph after midnight. Partly cloudy. Lows around 27. Waters a
moderate chop becoming a light chop after midnight.
.SATURDAY...East winds 6 to 10 mph increasing to southeast 10 to
14 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 58. Waters a
light chop becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.

$$

XXZ071-230900-
Red Willow Reservoir-
258 PM CDT Thu Apr 22 2021

...THE FORECAST FOR RED WILLOW RESERVOIR...

...CAUTION IS ADVISED FOR WIND AND WAVES TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 20 mph decreasing to 4 to 8 mph
after midnight. Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers in the
evening. The chance of precipitation 30 percent. Lows around 31.
Waters choppy becoming smooth to a light chop after midnight.
.FRIDAY...Northeast winds 6 to 10 mph. Mostly sunny. Highs around
66. Waters a light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 6 to 10 mph. Mostly clear. Lows
around 32. Waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 6 to 12 mph increasing to south 10 to
18 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 65. Waters a
light chop becoming choppy in the afternoon.

$$

XXZ071-230900-
Medicine Creek Reservoir-
258 PM CDT Thu Apr 22 2021

...THE FORECAST FOR MEDICINE CREEK RESERVOIR...

...CAUTION IS ADVISED FOR WIND AND WAVES TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 20 mph decreasing to 4 to 10 mph
after midnight. Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers in the
evening. The chance of precipitation 20 percent. Lows around 31.
Waters choppy becoming a light chop after midnight.
.FRIDAY...North winds 4 to 10 mph increasing to northeast 10 to
12 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 66. Waters a
light chop.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 8 to 12 mph. Mostly clear. Lows
around 32. Waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 8 to 10 mph shifting to the south
10 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 65.
Waters a light chop becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.

$$

XXZ059-230900-
Jeffrey Reservoir-
258 PM CDT Thu Apr 22 2021

...THE FORECAST FOR JEFFREY RESERVOIR...

...CAUTION IS ADVISED FOR WIND AND WAVES TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...South winds 10 to 20 mph becoming southwest 6 to
12 mph after midnight. Mostly clear. A slight chance of showers
in the evening. The chance of precipitation 20 percent. Lows
around 30. Waters choppy becoming a light chop after midnight.
.FRIDAY...North winds 6 to 12 mph increasing to northeast 12 to
14 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 63. Waters a
light chop becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 8 to 12 mph. Partly cloudy. Lows
around 30. Waters a light chop.
.SATURDAY...Northeast winds 8 to 10 mph shifting to the south
10 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 61.
Waters a light chop becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.

$$

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Note: Wind and wave action are for ice free areas in winter.