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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
458 AM CDT Wed May 18 2022

NEZ057-182100-
Lake McConaughy-
458 AM CDT Wed May 18 2022

...THE FORECAST FOR LAKE MCCONAUGHY...

...CAUTION IS ADVISED FOR WIND AND WAVES THURSDAY AND THURSDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...West winds 6 to 12 mph. Sunny. Highs around 80. Waters a
light chop.
.TONIGHT...Southeast winds 4 to 10 mph shifting to the south 6 to
12 mph after midnight. Mostly clear. Lows around 55. Waters a
light chop.
.THURSDAY...West winds 10 to 20 mph increasing to 18 to 22 mph in
the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 85. Waters choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 14 to 22 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 42. Waters choppy.

$$

NEZ027-038-182100-
Calamus Reservoir-
458 AM CDT Wed May 18 2022

...THE FORECAST FOR CALAMUS RESERVOIR...

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

.TODAY...Northwest winds 6 to 12 mph increasing to 10 to 12 mph
in the afternoon. Sunny. Highs around 80. Waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 4 to 10 mph shifting to the southeast
6 to 12 mph after midnight. Partly cloudy. A slight chance of
thunderstorms in the evening. The chance of precipitation
20 percent. Lows around 56. Waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 14 to 24 mph shifting to the west
18 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 88.
Waters rough.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 14 to 18 mph with gusts to near
30 mph. Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in the evening. The
chance of precipitation 30 percent. Lows around 45. Waters
choppy.

$$

XXZ059-182100-
Sutherland Reservoir-
458 AM CDT Wed May 18 2022

...THE FORECAST FOR SUTHERLAND RESERVOIR...

.TODAY...West winds 4 to 8 mph increasing to 8 to 10 mph in the
afternoon. Sunny. Highs around 83. Waters smooth to a light chop
becoming a light chop in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South winds 6 to 12 mph. Partly cloudy. Lows around
56. Waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 12 to 18 mph shifting to the west
16 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 90.
Waters choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 14 to 18 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 42. Waters choppy.

$$

XXZ059-182100-
Lake Maloney-
458 AM CDT Wed May 18 2022

...THE FORECAST FOR LAKE MALONEY...

...CAUTION IS ADVISED FOR WIND AND WAVES THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...West winds 6 to 10 mph. Sunny. Highs around 83. Waters a
light chop.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 6 to 10 mph increasing to south 10 to
14 mph after midnight. Mostly clear. Lows around 56. Waters a
light chop becoming a moderate chop after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 14 to 18 mph. Mostly sunny. Highs
around 91. Waters choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 14 to 18 mph shifting to the
north 18 to 20 mph after midnight. Mostly cloudy in the evening
then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 43. Waters choppy.

$$

XXZ069-182100-
Enders Reservoir-
458 AM CDT Wed May 18 2022

...THE FORECAST FOR ENDERS RESERVOIR...

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

.TODAY...Northwest winds 4 to 6 mph shifting to the west 6 to
10 mph in the afternoon. Sunny. Highs around 85. Waters smooth to
a light chop becoming a light chop in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South winds 6 to 10 mph shifting to the southwest
10 to 12 mph after midnight. Partly cloudy. Lows around 55.
Waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 12 mph increasing to 14 to
20 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 94. Waters a
light chop becoming choppy in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 12 to 16 mph shifting to the
north 16 to 18 mph with gusts to near 30 mph after midnight.
Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows
around 42. Waters a moderate chop becoming choppy after midnight.

$$

NEZ094-005-024-182100-
Merritt Reservoir-
458 AM CDT Wed May 18 2022

...THE FORECAST FOR MERRITT RESERVOIR...

...EXTREME CAUTION IS ADVISED FOR WIND AND WAVES THURSDAY AND
CAUTION IS ADVISED FOR WIND AND WAVES THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...West winds 6 to 10 mph shifting to the northwest 10 to
12 mph in the afternoon. Sunny. A chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon. The chance of precipitation 30 percent. Highs around
80. Waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 4 to 10 mph shifting to the southeast
6 to 12 mph after midnight. Partly cloudy. Lows around 54. Waters
a light chop.
.THURSDAY...Breezy. Southwest winds 14 to 24 mph increasing to
west 22 to 26 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around
85. Waters rough.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 18 to 22 mph. Mostly cloudy. A
chance of showers in the evening, then a slight chance of showers
after midnight. The chance of precipitation 30 percent. Lows
around 40. Waters choppy.

$$

XXZ071-182100-
Red Willow Reservoir-
458 AM CDT Wed May 18 2022

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

...CAUTION IS ADVISED FOR WIND AND WAVES THURSDAY AND THURSDAY
NIGHT...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 6 to 10 mph shifting to the west 8 to
14 mph in the afternoon. Sunny. Highs around 86. Waters a light
chop becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...South winds 8 to 12 mph. Partly cloudy. Lows around
56. Waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 10 to 16 mph increasing to 14 to
20 mph in the afternoon. Sunny. Highs around 95. Waters a
moderate chop becoming choppy in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 14 to 20 mph. Partly cloudy. Lows
around 44. Waters choppy.

$$

XXZ071-182100-
Medicine Creek Reservoir-
458 AM CDT Wed May 18 2022

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

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

.TODAY...Northwest winds 6 to 10 mph. Sunny. Highs around 85.
Waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...South winds 6 to 10 mph. Partly cloudy. Lows around
56. Waters a light chop.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 8 to 14 mph increasing to 14 to
20 mph in the afternoon. Sunny. Highs around 95. Waters a
moderate chop becoming choppy in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 14 to 18 mph. Partly cloudy. Lows
around 46. Waters choppy.

$$

XXZ059-182100-
Jeffrey Reservoir-
458 AM CDT Wed May 18 2022

...THE FORECAST FOR JEFFREY RESERVOIR...

...CAUTION IS ADVISED FOR WIND AND WAVES THURSDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 6 to 12 mph. Sunny. Highs around 83.
Waters a light chop.
.TONIGHT...Southwest winds 6 to 10 mph increasing to south 10 to
14 mph after midnight. Partly cloudy. Lows around 56. Waters a
light chop becoming a moderate chop after midnight.
.THURSDAY...Southwest winds 14 to 18 mph. Mostly sunny. Highs
around 91. Waters choppy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...North winds 14 to 20 mph. Mostly cloudy in the
evening then becoming partly cloudy. Lows around 43. Waters
choppy.

$$

&&

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