Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS
AWUS83 KGLD 291149
Regional Weather Summary for the High Plains
National Weather Service Goodland KS
549 AM MDT Sat Apr 29 2017 /649 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017/
Skies varied from light snow to rain to cloudy across the Tri-
State region early Saturday morning. At 5 am MDT (6 am CDT)
temperatures ranged from 29 degrees in Flagler, Colorado to 39
degrees in McCook, Nebraska. Winds were from the northeast at 10
to 20 mph, with some locations up to 25 mph.
OUTLOOK... Saturday will continue to be impacted by the winter
storm system moving over the High Plains. Light to moderate
snowfall is expected through Saturday afternoon, but snow
accumulations will be impacted by warm ground temperatures. So
accumulations are expected on elevated and grassy surfaces.
Saturday night through Sunday will see greater snowfall
accumulations. A heavy snow band is expected to set up east of the
Colorado border in the evening hours, which will produce the most
snowfall. Impacts will range from heavy wet snow, blowing snow and
strong winds. Roads will also become extremely hazardous and power
outages are likely.
Temperatures will be in the 30s to low 40s Saturday with winds
from the north at 20 to 30 mph, gusting up to 45 mph. Tonight will
be in the upper 20s to mid 30s. Sunday will continue to be in the
30s and 40s with stronger winds from the north at 20 t0 30 mph,
gusting up to 55 mph.