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Record High Temperatures Likely Across the Mid-Atlantic; Severe Weather in the Upper Midwest and Southwest

An intense heat wave will peak across the Mid-Atlantic and I-95 Urban Corridor this weekend. Record high temperatures are likely with widespread heat indices exceeding 100 degrees. In the Midwest, severe storms capable of producing strong winds, hail, a few tornadoes and heavy rain will be possible Saturday. Additionally, strong storms will also be possible Saturday in the Four Corners region. Read More >

Thursday, November 7th is Winter Weather Awareness Day in Nebraska!

2019 Nebraska Winter Weather Awareness Packet


This is an excellent time for everyone: individuals, families, businesses, partners, schools, and media to review their own winter weather preparedness plans. Now is the time to refresh ourselves about the hazards of winter and how to become “Weather-Ready”. 

It is especially important for those new to Nebraska to become familiar with our winter weather hazards and our NWS coverage areas, as well as review our list of winter weather safety and travel tips.


Winter Weather Awareness Day Proclamation

NWS North Platte Nebraska Winter Weather Awareness 2019 Press Release


Looking for additional information? Don't forget to check out Nebraska Emergency Management Agency's Winter Readiness information!