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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
831 AM CDT Fri Aug 23 2019

NEZ057-232100-
Lake McConaughy-
831 AM CDT Fri Aug 23 2019

...THE FORECAST FOR LAKE MCCONAUGHY...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 8 to 14 mph increasing to 14 to 16 mph
in the afternoon. Cloudy. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning, then a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. The
chance of precipitation 40 percent. Highs around 75. Waters a
moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 12 to 16 mph decreasing to 8 to 14 mph
after midnight. Cloudy. Thunderstorms likely. Some thunderstorms
may produce heavy rainfall. The chance of precipitation
60 percent. Lows around 58. Waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 14 mph. Partly sunny. A chance
of thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon. The chance of precipitation
30 percent. Highs around 77. Waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 6 to 12 mph. Mostly cloudy. Lows
around 57. Waters a light chop.

$$

NEZ027-038-232100-
Calamus Reservoir-
831 AM CDT Fri Aug 23 2019

...THE FORECAST FOR CALAMUS RESERVOIR...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 12 to 14 mph. Cloudy. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon. The chance of precipitation 30 percent. Highs
around 76. Waters a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 12 to 14 mph. Cloudy. A chance of
thunderstorms. The chance of precipitation 50 percent. Lows
around 65. Waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 14 to 16 mph. Cloudy. Thunderstorms
likely in the morning, then a chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon. The chance of precipitation 70 percent. Highs around
76. Waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 14 mph. Cloudy. A chance of
thunderstorms. The chance of precipitation 40 percent. Lows
around 64. Waters a moderate chop.

$$

XXZ059-232100-
Sutherland Reservoir-
831 AM CDT Fri Aug 23 2019

...THE FORECAST FOR SUTHERLAND RESERVOIR...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 14 mph increasing to 14 to 16 mph
in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of thunderstorms
in the morning, then a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
The chance of precipitation 40 percent. Highs around 78. Waters a
moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 16 mph. Cloudy. Thunderstorms
likely. Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. The chance
of precipitation 70 percent. Lows around 61. Waters a moderate
chop.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 14 mph. Mostly cloudy. A chance
of thunderstorms. The chance of precipitation 40 percent. Highs
around 79. Waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 8 to 12 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
the evening. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of thunderstorms. The
chance of precipitation 20 percent. Lows around 60. Waters a
light chop.

$$

XXZ059-232100-
Lake Maloney-
831 AM CDT Fri Aug 23 2019

...THE FORECAST FOR LAKE MALONEY...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 12 to 16 mph. Mostly cloudy. A slight
chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon. The chance of precipitation
40 percent. Highs around 77. Waters a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 14 mph. Thunderstorms likely in
the evening, then thunderstorms after midnight. Some
thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. The chance of
precipitation 80 percent. Lows around 62. Waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 14 mph. Mostly cloudy.
Thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon. The chance of precipitation
60 percent. Highs around 77. Waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 12 mph. Mostly cloudy. A
slight chance of thunderstorms. The chance of precipitation
30 percent. Lows around 62. Waters a light chop.

$$

XXZ069-232100-
Enders Reservoir-
831 AM CDT Fri Aug 23 2019

...THE FORECAST FOR ENDERS RESERVOIR...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 12 to 14 mph increasing to 14 to 18 mph
in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of thunderstorms
in the morning, then a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
The chance of precipitation 30 percent. Highs around 83. Waters a
moderate chop becoming choppy in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 12 to 16 mph decreasing to 10 to
12 mph after midnight. Mostly cloudy. A chance of thunderstorms.
Some thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall after midnight. The
chance of precipitation 60 percent. Lows around 62. Waters a
moderate chop becoming a light chop after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 14 mph. Partly sunny. A chance
of thunderstorms in the morning, then a slight chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon. The chance of precipitation
40 percent. Highs around 83. Waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 12 mph shifting to the
south 6 to 10 mph after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 59.
Waters a light chop.

$$

NEZ094-005-024-232100-
Merritt Reservoir-
831 AM CDT Fri Aug 23 2019

...THE FORECAST FOR MERRITT RESERVOIR...

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

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 20 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the
afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of thunderstorms. The
chance of precipitation 30 percent. Highs around 80. Waters
choppy.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 12 to 20 mph. Thunderstorms likely in
the evening, then thunderstorms after midnight. Some
thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. The chance of
precipitation 80 percent. Lows around 65. Waters choppy.
.SATURDAY...South winds 12 to 18 mph increasing to 18 to 20 mph
in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A chance of thunderstorms in the
morning, then a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
The chance of precipitation 50 percent. Highs around 79. Waters
choppy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 12 to 18 mph decreasing to 12 to
14 mph after midnight. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the evening. The chance of precipitation
20 percent. Lows around 63. Waters choppy becoming a moderate
chop after midnight.

$$

XXZ071-232100-
Red Willow Reservoir-
831 AM CDT Fri Aug 23 2019

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

.TODAY...Southeast winds 12 to 14 mph. Mostly cloudy. A slight
chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon. The chance of precipitation
30 percent. Highs around 82. Waters a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 16 mph decreasing to 8 to 10 mph
after midnight. Cloudy. Thunderstorms likely. Some thunderstorms
may produce heavy rainfall. The chance of precipitation
70 percent. Lows around 63. Waters a moderate chop becoming a
light chop after midnight.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 14 mph. Mostly cloudy. A chance
of thunderstorms. The chance of precipitation 50 percent. Highs
around 80. Waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 6 to 12 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
in the evening. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of thunderstorms.
The chance of precipitation 30 percent. Lows around 62. Waters a
light chop.

$$

XXZ071-232100-
Medicine Creek Reservoir-
831 AM CDT Fri Aug 23 2019

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

.TODAY...Southeast winds 12 to 14 mph. Mostly cloudy. A slight
chance of thunderstorms in the morning, then a chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon. The chance of precipitation
40 percent. Highs around 81. Waters a moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 12 to 14 mph decreasing to 8 to 14 mph
after midnight. Thunderstorms likely. Some thunderstorms may
produce heavy rainfall. The chance of precipitation 70 percent.
Lows around 64. Waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 8 to 12 mph increasing to 12 to
14 mph in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Thunderstorms likely in
the morning, then a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. The
chance of precipitation 70 percent. Highs around 81. Waters a
light chop becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 14 mph decreasing to 6 to
10 mph after midnight. Mostly cloudy. A chance of thunderstorms.
The chance of precipitation 30 percent. Lows around 63. Waters a
moderate chop becoming a light chop after midnight.

$$

XXZ059-232100-
Jeffrey Reservoir-
831 AM CDT Fri Aug 23 2019

...THE FORECAST FOR JEFFREY RESERVOIR...

.TODAY...Southeast winds 10 to 14 mph increasing to 14 to 16 mph
in the afternoon. Cloudy. A slight chance of thunderstorms in the
morning, then a chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. The
chance of precipitation 40 percent. Highs around 76. Waters a
moderate chop.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 10 to 14 mph. Thunderstorms likely in
the evening, then thunderstorms after midnight. Some
thunderstorms may produce heavy rainfall. The chance of
precipitation 80 percent. Lows around 63. Waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY...Southeast winds 10 to 14 mph. Mostly cloudy.
Thunderstorms likely in the morning, then a chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon. The chance of precipitation
70 percent. Highs around 76. Waters a moderate chop.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...South winds 10 to 12 mph. Mostly cloudy. A
chance of thunderstorms. The chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Lows around 62. Waters a light chop.

$$

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