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Winds continue through Monday

Weaker wind gusts to be seen
Published: Jan. 12, 2021 at 9:13 PM CST|Updated: 2 hours ago
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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - After seeing many wildfires from the strong winds on Friday... many of us are looking forward to the upcoming forecast.

The main weather feature through Moday will continue to be the winds. However, gusts will weaken compared to what we have seen in the past couple of days. Peak wind gusts for Sunday should be between from the northwest at 30 MPH. Throughout the late evening and overnight hours on Saturday, temperatures will drop into the 20s but our winds will begin to calm back down. We have officially made it through the worst days of the strong winds!

Friday night the upper-level low responsible for our weather tracked into the Ohio Valley bringing quieter weather through the weekend and into early next week. Tonight into Sunday morning skies should only have a few clouds in them. However, cloud cover will quickly increase throughout the day on Sunday across the coverage area. By the late afternoon/ early evening skies will be mostly cloudy. Expect highsto reach the mid/upper 40s on Sunday. Chances for precipitation remain minimal will through the weekend although we could see some sprinkles Saturday night.

Highs should make it into the upper 40s for North Platte.
Highs should make it into the upper 40s for North Platte.(KNOP)

On Martin Luther King Day, cloudy skies will continue... but temperatures will stay in the low/mid-40s through Tuesday when mostly sunny skies creep back into our forecast. Count on Wednesday being the warmest day of the week with highs almost maxing out around 50 degrees accompanied by mostly sunny skies. Thursday, temperatures will drop again but the sunny pattern will continue. Cloudy skies and cooler temperatures return to end the week on Friday.

Temperatures continue to be in the 40s for most of the week.
Temperatures continue to be in the 40s for most of the week.(KNOP)

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