Regional Weather Summary
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Regional Weather Summary for the High Plains
National Weather Service Goodland KS
411 AM MST Mon Dec 5 2016 /511 AM CST Mon Dec 5 2016/

Sunday brought sunny skies and mild temperatures with afternoon
temperatures climbing 5 to 10 degrees above normal into the upper
40s and lower 50s. Temperatures overnight were near to above
normal thanks to increasing high clouds and light southwest winds.
At 4 am MST, 5 am CST, readings ranged from a chilly 16 degrees
north of Kit Carson, Colorado to a mild 39 degrees in Norton,
Kansas.

OUTLOOK... One more mild day is in store with highs in the 50s before
a strong cold front sweeps through the area this afternoon. This
cold front will bring the first real taste of wintry weather to
the area as temperatures plummet Tuesday through Thursday while Arctic
air settles in. Highs Tuesday will be 20 degrees colder than this
afternoon with highs in the 30s. Wednesday and Thursday afternoon,
temperatures will struggle to climb out of the teens. Coldest
overnight readings will occur Wednesday night with lows around
zero and wind chills around -15. A band of snow will develop
Tuesday night into Wednesday bringing 3-4 inches of snow to most
areas along with strengthening east winds.

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