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Elevated to critical fire weather conditions are forecasted to develop across the Southwest U.S. Tuesday, lasting into Thursday. A slow moving, late season winter system will bring snow to portions of the Northern Plains, Central Rockies, and Great Basin through Friday. Isolated severe storms will be possible across parts of east Texas into the lower Mississippi Valley Tuesday. 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
1143 PM CDT Mon Apr 12 2021

NEZ057-130900-
Lake McConaughy-
1143 PM CDT Mon Apr 12 2021

...THE FORECAST FOR LAKE MCCONAUGHY...

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

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 12 to 22 mph decreasing to 10 to
14 mph after midnight. Partly cloudy. Lows around 28. Waters
choppy becoming a moderate chop after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 18 mph decreasing to 12 to
14 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 49. Waters
choppy becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 6 to 12 mph. Mostly clear in the
evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 27. Waters a
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 6 to 12 mph shifting to the east
10 to 12 mph in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of
snow showers and showers in the morning. The chance of
precipitation 20 percent. Highs around 45. Waters a light chop.

$$

NEZ027-038-130900-
Calamus Reservoir-
1143 PM CDT Mon Apr 12 2021

...THE FORECAST FOR CALAMUS RESERVOIR...

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

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to
14 mph after midnight. Clear. Lows around 27. Waters choppy
becoming a moderate chop after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 14 to 24 mph increasing to 20 to
24 mph in the afternoon. Sunny. Highs around 50. Waters rough.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 18 mph. Mostly clear. Lows
around 24. Waters choppy.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 18 mph. Mostly sunny. Highs around
48. Waters choppy.

$$

XXZ059-130900-
Sutherland Reservoir-
1143 PM CDT Mon Apr 12 2021

...THE FORECAST FOR SUTHERLAND RESERVOIR...

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

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph decreasing to 8 to 10 mph
after midnight. Partly cloudy. Lows around 26. Waters choppy
becoming a light chop after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 14 mph. Mostly sunny. Highs
around 53. Waters a moderate chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 6 to 12 mph. Partly cloudy. Lows
around 25. Waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 6 to 10 mph. Mostly cloudy. Highs
around 48. Waters a light chop.

$$

XXZ059-130900-
Lake Maloney-
1143 PM CDT Mon Apr 12 2021

...THE FORECAST FOR LAKE MALONEY...

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

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Mostly clear in the
evening then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 26. Waters
choppy.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 16 mph increasing to around
14 mph in the afternoon. Sunny. Highs around 53. Waters a
moderate chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 6 to 12 mph increasing to around
10 mph after midnight. Partly cloudy. Lows around 26. Waters a
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 8 to 12 mph. Mostly cloudy. Highs
around 49. Waters a light chop.

$$

XXZ069-130900-
Enders Reservoir-
1143 PM CDT Mon Apr 12 2021

...THE FORECAST FOR ENDERS RESERVOIR...

.TONIGHT...North winds 8 to 14 mph. Partly cloudy in the evening
then becoming mostly cloudy. Lows around 29. Waters a moderate
chop.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 8 to 14 mph decreasing to 8 to 10 mph
in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming
mostly sunny. Highs around 55. Waters a moderate chop becoming a
light chop in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 4 to 8 mph. Partly cloudy in the
evening then becoming mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain
showers and snow showers after midnight. The chance of
precipitation 20 percent. Lows around 29. Waters smooth to a
light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 6 to 10 mph shifting to the east
10 to 12 mph in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of
rain showers and snow showers in the morning. The chance of
precipitation 20 percent. Highs around 49. Waters a light chop.

$$

NEZ094-005-024-130900-
Merritt Reservoir-
1143 PM CDT Mon Apr 12 2021

...THE FORECAST FOR MERRITT RESERVOIR...

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

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 12 to 22 mph decreasing to 12 to
18 mph after midnight. Mostly clear. Lows around 26. Waters
choppy.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 16 to 24 mph. Sunny. Highs around 48.
Waters rough.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 10 to 18 mph shifting to the
northwest 10 to 12 mph after midnight. Mostly clear. Lows around
22. Waters choppy becoming a light chop after midnight.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 10 to 14 mph. Partly sunny. Highs around
46. Waters a moderate chop.

$$

XXZ071-130900-
Red Willow Reservoir-
1143 PM CDT Mon Apr 12 2021

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

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 12 to 18 mph decreasing to 8 to 12 mph
after midnight. Mostly clear in the evening then becoming mostly
cloudy. Lows around 28. Waters choppy becoming a light chop after
midnight.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 8 to 14 mph increasing to 12 to 14 mph
in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 56. Waters a
moderate chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 6 to 10 mph. Partly cloudy. Lows
around 28. Waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...Northeast winds 6 to 12 mph. Mostly cloudy. Highs
around 51. Waters a light chop.

$$

XXZ071-130900-
Medicine Creek Reservoir-
1143 PM CDT Mon Apr 12 2021

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

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 14 mph decreasing to 6 to 10 mph
after midnight. Partly cloudy. Lows around 28. Waters a moderate
chop becoming a light chop after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 6 to 12 mph increasing to 12 to 14 mph
in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 58. Waters a light
chop becoming a moderate chop in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 6 to 10 mph. Partly cloudy. Lows
around 29. Waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 6 to 12 mph shifting to the northeast
10 to 12 mph in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 52.
Waters a light chop.

$$

XXZ059-130900-
Jeffrey Reservoir-
1143 PM CDT Mon Apr 12 2021

...THE FORECAST FOR JEFFREY RESERVOIR...

.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 16 mph decreasing to 8 to 10 mph
after midnight. Mostly clear in the evening then becoming mostly
cloudy. Lows around 26. Waters a moderate chop becoming a light
chop after midnight.
.TUESDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 16 mph increasing to around
14 mph in the afternoon. Sunny. Highs around 55. Waters a
moderate chop.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...North winds 6 to 12 mph. Mostly clear. Lows
around 27. Waters a light chop.
.WEDNESDAY...North winds 6 to 12 mph shifting to the northeast
10 to 12 mph in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Highs around 50.
Waters a light chop.

$$

&&

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