Much Colder Temperatures Through This Weekend
First Measurable Snow Of The Season To Impact Parts of the Region

A frost or freeze will be likely tonight and Friday morning, across western and north Central Nebraska. In addition to the sharply colder temperatures expected through this weekend - the first chance of measurable snowfall will occur over parts of northwestern Nebraska Friday morning.

Snow will become likely - with up to 2 inches of accumulation on grassy areas of slushy wet snow - across parts of Sheridan into northern Garden counties.  Further east - in western Cherry, Grant, Hooker, and Arthur counties - snowfall accumulations of up to one inch will be possible.  Elsewhere across our forecast area, a mixture of light rain and snow is possible.

Snowfall accumulations possible by Friday evening, October 5th above

On Saturday night, another system could bring some light snowfall again to areas west of a line, from Hayes Center, through Sutherland and Hyannis. 

Snowfall accumulations possible by Saturday evening, October 6th above

A hard freeze is likely Saturday night - across all of western and north central Nebraska.  This will bring an end to the growing season. The graphic below indicates how cold the air mass will be over the region.

Forecast Minimum Temperatures Saturday Night & Sunday Morning above


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