Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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AWUS83 KGLD 222115

Regional Weather Summary for the High Plains
National Weather Service Goodland KS
215 PM MST Thu Feb 22 2018 /315 PM CST Thu Feb 22 2018/

Some snow moved across the area this morning with amounts up to
around an inch. Also patchy fog occurred in the eastern portion of
the area this morning. Skies remained cloudy through most of the
day. However some clearing started late this morning in the
southwest portion of the area and was moving slowly to the
northeast. Winds were south to southeast from 5 to 15 mph. Where
the clouds were around the longest, afternoon temperatures ranged
from the middle 20s to the lower 30s. Where there was more sun
today, temperatures ranged from the middle 30s to near 40 degrees.

OUTLOOK... Dry conditions are expected through Friday. For tonight
it will remain partly to mostly cloudy. Areas of freezing fog are
expected to develop during the middle and late evening hours and
continue into Friday morning. Some locations will have
visibilities drop to a half mile or less. Low temperatures will
range from around 10 degrees into the upper teens. This is near to
about 5 degrees below normal.

After the fog ends skies should become mostly sunny to partly
cloudy. The winds will be from the east or southeast at 5 to 15
mph. High temperatures will range from the lower 30s to the lower
40s which is near to about 10 degrees below normal.

A strong storm system will affect the region from Friday night
into Saturday. This storm will bring accumulating snow to most of
the area with the highest amounts from northeast Colorado to
along the Nebraska and Kansas border. Northwest winds will
increase to 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 40 mph. This will
cause blowing and drifting of all the snow that falls.

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