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(Neb.)-Storm Warning For Area Extended

By: Chris Fankhauser Posted at: 04/17/2013 08:28 AM

(Chadron)-The winter storm that is slowly making its way through the KCSR/KBPY listening area isn’t dropping as much snow as last week’s system, but forecasters with the National Weather Service have extended a storm warning, which was originally to be in effect only until sometime on Wednesday. The warning is now in effect until 2 am mdt Thursday.
 
According to the latest forecast, new snow accumulation around 1 inch was expected throughout the Dawes County area Wednesday, with northeast winds 15 to 20 mph. The chance of snow is anticipated near 100 percent. Later on today (Wednesday) more snow is expected, with areas of blowing snow in the afternoon, and snow accumulations of 3 to 4 inches.
 
Highs for Wednesday will be around 25 to 30 degrees, with northeast winds 10 to 20 mph. Tonight, it will be cloudy with snow likely, accumulating around 1 inch, with a total snow accumulation of 4 to 5 inches for the entire storm system. Lows Wednesday night will be between 15 to 20 degrees with light winds, and a 70 percent chance of snow.
 
On Thursday, it will be mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow, and high temperatures around 30. Northwest winds will run 10 to 25 mph. All the latest weather information can be found on our weather page at Chadrad.com.
 
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