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Stormy Weather in the West will Spread East

An active and complex weather pattern is in store this weekend through next week, as multiple storms track from West Coast to East Coast. Rain and high elevation snow is expected across California, Great Basin, Southwest, and the Central/Southern Rockies. A storm system will bring snow to the Midwest, with a heavy swath of snow possible across southern Minnesota. 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
1129 PM CST Fri Jan 22 2021

NEZ057-231000-
Lake McConaughy-
1129 PM CST Fri Jan 22 2021

...THE FORECAST FOR LAKE MCCONAUGHY...

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 8 to 14 mph increasing to 12 to 18 mph
after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 26. Waters a moderate
chop becoming choppy after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 18 mph becoming east 8 to
12 mph in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of
drizzle and light snow in the afternoon. The chance of
precipitation 20 percent. Highs around 38. Waters choppy becoming
a light chop in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 6 to 10 mph. Mostly cloudy. A
chance of light snow, drizzle and a slight chance of light
freezing drizzle in the evening, then a slight chance of light
snow after midnight. The chance of precipitation 30 percent. Lows
around 24. Waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 4 to 10 mph shifting to the southeast
8 to 12 mph in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy in the morning then
becoming mostly sunny. Highs around 32. Waters a light chop.

$$

NEZ027-038-231000-
Calamus Reservoir-
1129 PM CST Fri Jan 22 2021

...THE FORECAST FOR CALAMUS RESERVOIR...

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 4 to 10 mph increasing to south 10 to
12 mph after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 18. Waters a
light chop.
.SATURDAY...South winds 12 to 18 mph. Cloudy. A slight chance of
light snow. A slight chance of light freezing drizzle in the
afternoon. The chance of precipitation 20 percent. Highs around
31. Waters choppy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...West winds around 6 mph shifting to the north
6 to 10 mph after midnight. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of
light freezing drizzle in the evening. A slight chance of light
snow. The chance of precipitation 20 percent. Lows around 20.
Waters smooth to a light chop becoming a light chop after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 8 to 10 mph. Mostly cloudy. Highs
around 30. Waters a light chop.

$$

XXZ059-231000-
Sutherland Reservoir-
1129 PM CST Fri Jan 22 2021

...THE FORECAST FOR SUTHERLAND RESERVOIR...

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 8 to 14 mph increasing to 12 to 16 mph
after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 24. Waters a moderate
chop.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 12 to 14 mph decreasing to 8 to
14 mph in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 34. Waters a
moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 4 to 10 mph. Mostly cloudy. A
slight chance of light snow. The chance of precipitation
20 percent. Lows around 22. Waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 6 to 8 mph shifting to the east 6 to
10 mph in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy in the morning then
becoming mostly sunny. Highs around 32. Waters smooth to a light
chop becoming a light chop in the afternoon.

$$

XXZ059-231000-
Lake Maloney-
1129 PM CST Fri Jan 22 2021

...THE FORECAST FOR LAKE MALONEY...

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 8 to 14 mph increasing to 14 to 18 mph
after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 23. Waters a moderate
chop becoming choppy after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 14 to 18 mph decreasing to 8 to
14 mph in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 32. Waters
choppy becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 4 to 10 mph. Mostly cloudy. A
slight chance of light snow and light freezing drizzle after
midnight. The chance of precipitation 20 percent. Lows around 22.
Waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...North winds around 10 mph shifting to the east 8 to
10 mph in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Highs around 33. Waters a
light chop.

$$

XXZ069-231000-
Enders Reservoir-
1129 PM CST Fri Jan 22 2021

...THE FORECAST FOR ENDERS RESERVOIR...

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 12 to 14 mph. Partly cloudy in the
evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 25. Waters a
moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 8 to 14 mph. Mostly cloudy. Highs
around 42. Waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 6 to 10 mph. Mostly cloudy. A
slight chance of light freezing drizzle and light snow after
midnight. The chance of precipitation 20 percent. Lows around 23.
Waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 4 to 6 mph shifting to the east 6 to
10 mph in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy in the morning then
becoming mostly sunny. Highs around 36. Waters smooth to a light
chop becoming a light chop in the afternoon.

$$

NEZ094-005-024-231000-
Merritt Reservoir-
1129 PM CST Fri Jan 22 2021

...THE FORECAST FOR MERRITT RESERVOIR...

.TONIGHT...South winds 8 to 14 mph increasing to 12 to 14 mph
after midnight. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of light snow in
the evening, then a chance of light snow after midnight. The
chance of precipitation 50 percent. Lows around 23. Waters a
moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...South winds 12 to 14 mph with higher gusts shifting
to the west 8 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Cloudy. A chance of
light snow. A chance of drizzle in the afternoon. The chance of
precipitation 40 percent. Highs around 34. Waters a moderate
chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 6 to 12 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
after midnight. Mostly cloudy. A chance of light snow in the
evening. The chance of precipitation 40 percent. Lows around 19.
Waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 4 to 8 mph increasing to southeast
10 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 31.
Waters smooth to a light chop becoming a moderate chop in the
afternoon.

$$

XXZ071-231000-
Red Willow Reservoir-
1129 PM CST Fri Jan 22 2021

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

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 14 mph. Partly cloudy in the
evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 23. Waters a
moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 12 to 16 mph decreasing to 8 to
14 mph in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 39. Waters a
moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 6 to 10 mph. Mostly cloudy. A
slight chance of light freezing drizzle and light snow after
midnight. The chance of precipitation 20 percent. Lows around 23.
Waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 6 to 10 mph. Mostly cloudy in the
morning then becoming mostly sunny. Highs around 36. Waters a
light chop.

$$

XXZ071-231000-
Medicine Creek Reservoir-
1129 PM CST Fri Jan 22 2021

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

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 8 to 12 mph increasing to 12 to 14 mph
after midnight. Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly
cloudy. Lows around 22. Waters a light chop becoming a moderate
chop after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 12 to 14 mph decreasing to 8 to
14 mph in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 37. Waters a
moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 6 to 10 mph. Mostly cloudy. A
slight chance of light freezing drizzle and light snow after
midnight. The chance of precipitation 20 percent. Lows around 23.
Waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 6 to 10 mph. Partly sunny. Highs around
36. Waters a light chop.

$$

XXZ059-231000-
Jeffrey Reservoir-
1129 PM CST Fri Jan 22 2021

...THE FORECAST FOR JEFFREY RESERVOIR...

.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 16 mph increasing to 14 to
18 mph after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 21. Waters a
moderate chop becoming choppy after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 14 to 18 mph decreasing to 8 to
14 mph in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 33. Waters
choppy becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...North winds 6 to 12 mph increasing to 10 to
12 mph after midnight. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of light
freezing drizzle and light snow after midnight. The chance of
precipitation 20 percent. Lows around 22. Waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY...Northeast winds 8 to 12 mph. Partly sunny. Highs around
33. Waters a light chop.

$$

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