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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
728 AM CST Sat Feb 23 2019

NEZ057-232200-
Lake McConaughy-
728 AM CST Sat Feb 23 2019

...THE FORECAST FOR LAKE MCCONAUGHY...

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

...EXTREME CAUTION IS ADVISED FOR WIND AND WAVES TODAY...

.TODAY...Breezy. Northwest winds 14 to 20 mph increasing to 18 to
28 mph in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the
morning. Patchy blowing snow. Light snow likely in the morning. A
slight chance of light snow and flurries in the afternoon. The
chance of precipitation 80 percent. Highs around 33. Waters
choppy becoming very rough in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 14 mph decreasing to 6 to 12 mph
after midnight. Mostly clear. Lows around 7 above. Waters a
moderate chop becoming a light chop after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 4 to 8 mph shifting to the northeast
4 to 6 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 28.
Waters smooth to a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 6 to 10 mph increasing to 10 to
12 mph after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 9 above. Waters
a light chop.

$$

NEZ027-038-232200-
Calamus Reservoir-
728 AM CST Sat Feb 23 2019

...THE FORECAST FOR CALAMUS RESERVOIR...

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

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

.TODAY...Breezy. North winds 14 to 20 mph increasing to 24 to
26 mph in the afternoon. Cloudy. Areas of fog in the morning.
Patchy blowing snow. Patchy fog in the afternoon. A chance of
light snow and a slight chance of light freezing drizzle in the
morning. Light snow likely in the afternoon. The chance of
precipitation 60 percent. Highs around 28. Waters choppy becoming
rough in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Breezy. Northwest winds 18 to 26 mph. Mostly clear.
Patchy blowing snow in the evening. Lows around 10 above. Waters
rough.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 18 mph. Mostly sunny. Highs
around 21. Waters choppy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds 4 to 8 mph shifting to the east
6 to 8 mph after midnight. Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of
light snow after midnight. The chance of precipitation
20 percent. Lows around 1 above. Waters smooth to a light chop.

$$

XXZ059-232200-
Sutherland Reservoir-
728 AM CST Sat Feb 23 2019

...THE FORECAST FOR SUTHERLAND RESERVOIR...

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

...EXTREME CAUTION IS ADVISED FOR WIND AND WAVES TODAY...

.TODAY...Breezy. North winds 12 to 22 mph increasing to 20 to
28 mph with gusts to near 40 mph in the afternoon. Cloudy. Patchy
fog in the morning. Patchy blowing snow. Light snow in the
morning. A chance of light snow in the afternoon. The chance of
precipitation 80 percent. Highs around 32. Waters choppy becoming
very rough in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 10 to 18 mph becoming west 6 to 10 mph
after midnight. Mostly clear. Lows around 3 above. Waters choppy
becoming a light chop after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds around 6 mph shifting to the north in
the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 26. Waters smooth to a
light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 6 to 10 mph. Mostly cloudy. Lows
around 7 above. Waters a light chop.

$$

XXZ059-232200-
Lake Maloney-
728 AM CST Sat Feb 23 2019

...THE FORECAST FOR LAKE MALONEY...

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

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

.TODAY...Breezy. North winds 14 to 24 mph increasing to 24 to
28 mph with gusts to near 40 mph in the afternoon. Cloudy. Areas
of fog in the morning. Patchy blowing snow. Light snow in the
morning. Light snow likely in the afternoon. The chance of
precipitation 80 percent. Highs around 30. Waters rough becoming
very rough in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 12 to 20 mph decreasing to 8 to 12 mph
after midnight. Mostly clear. Patchy blowing snow in the evening.
Lows around 7 above. Waters choppy becoming a light chop after
midnight.
.SUNDAY...North winds 6 to 10 mph. Mostly sunny. Highs around 26.
Waters a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 4 to 10 mph shifting to the southeast
8 to 12 mph after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 7 above.
Waters a light chop.

$$

XXZ069-232200-
Enders Reservoir-
728 AM CST Sat Feb 23 2019

...THE FORECAST FOR ENDERS RESERVOIR...

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

...EXTREME CAUTION IS ADVISED FOR WIND AND WAVES TODAY...

.TODAY...Windy. North winds 18 to 28 mph increasing to northwest
22 to 32 mph with gusts to near 45 mph in the afternoon. Cloudy.
Areas of fog in the morning. Areas of blowing snow. Snow in the
morning. A chance of light snow in the afternoon. The chance of
precipitation 90 percent. Highs around 34. Waters very rough.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 12 to 18 mph becoming west 10 to
12 mph after midnight. Mostly clear. Lows around 8 above. Waters
choppy becoming a light chop after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 6 to 8 mph shifting to the northeast
around 6 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 31.
Waters smooth to a light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds around 10 mph. Mostly cloudy.
Lows around 9 above. Waters a light chop.

$$

NEZ094-005-024-232200-
Merritt Reservoir-
728 AM CST Sat Feb 23 2019

...THE FORECAST FOR MERRITT RESERVOIR...

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...Northwest winds 6 to 12 mph increasing to 12 to 18 mph
in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. A
slight chance of light snow and flurries. The chance of
precipitation 20 percent. Highs around 31. Waters a light chop
becoming choppy in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 12 to 14 mph. Partly cloudy. Lows
around 5 above. Waters a moderate chop.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 14 to 16 mph decreasing to 8 to 14 mph
in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Highs around 18. Waters a
moderate chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Northeast winds around 6 mph shifting to the
southeast 6 to 12 mph after midnight. Mostly cloudy. A chance of
light snow and a slight chance of light freezing rain after
midnight. The chance of precipitation 30 percent. Lows around
1 above. Waters smooth to a light chop becoming a light chop
after midnight.

$$

XXZ071-232200-
Red Willow Reservoir-
728 AM CST Sat Feb 23 2019

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

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

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

.TODAY...Windy. North winds 18 to 28 mph increasing to northwest
24 to 32 mph with gusts to near 45 mph in the afternoon. Areas of
fog in the morning. Areas of blowing snow. Light freezing drizzle
likely in the morning. Snow. The chance of precipitation
90 percent. Highs around 32. Waters very rough.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 12 to 22 mph decreasing to 10 to
12 mph after midnight. Mostly clear. Patchy blowing snow in the
evening. Lows around 8 above. Waters choppy becoming a light chop
after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 6 to 8 mph shifting to the northeast in
the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 29. Waters smooth to a
light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 6 to 10 mph. Mostly cloudy. Lows
around 8 above. Waters a light chop.

$$

XXZ071-232200-
Medicine Creek Reservoir-
728 AM CST Sat Feb 23 2019

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

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

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

.TODAY...Windy. Northeast winds 18 to 28 mph increasing to north
28 to 32 mph with gusts to near 45 mph in the afternoon. Cloudy.
Areas of fog in the morning. Areas of blowing snow. Patchy fog in
the afternoon. Light snow and light freezing drizzle likely in
the morning. A chance of light snow in the afternoon. The chance
of precipitation 80 percent. Highs around 31. Waters very rough.
.TONIGHT...Breezy. Northwest winds 16 to 26 mph decreasing to
10 to 14 mph after midnight. Mostly clear. Patchy blowing snow in
the evening. Lows around 9 above. Waters rough becoming a
moderate chop after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 8 to 10 mph shifting to the north 4 to
10 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 28. Waters a
light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...East winds 4 to 8 mph shifting to the southeast
8 to 10 mph after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows around 7 above.
Waters smooth to a light chop becoming a light chop after
midnight.

$$

XXZ059-232200-
Jeffrey Reservoir-
728 AM CST Sat Feb 23 2019

...THE FORECAST FOR JEFFREY RESERVOIR...

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CST THIS
EVENING...

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

.TODAY...Breezy. North winds 14 to 24 mph increasing to 26 to
28 mph with gusts to near 40 mph in the afternoon. Areas of fog
in the morning. Areas of blowing snow. Patchy fog in the
afternoon. A chance of light freezing drizzle in the morning.
Light snow. The chance of precipitation 80 percent. Highs around
30. Waters rough becoming very rough in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Northwest winds 14 to 24 mph decreasing to 10 to
14 mph after midnight. Mostly clear. Patchy blowing snow in the
evening. Lows around 8 above. Waters rough becoming a moderate
chop after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Northwest winds 10 to 12 mph shifting to the north 6 to
10 mph in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. Highs around 26. Waters a
light chop.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Southeast winds 4 to 10 mph. Mostly cloudy. Lows
around 6 above. Waters a light chop.

$$

&&

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