Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR THE HIGH PLAINS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
201 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

CLOUDINESS DECREASED ACROSS THE AREA EARLY THIS MORNING LEAVING A
SUNNY SKY DURING THE AFTERNOON. LOW TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING
WERE IN THE 20S TO LOW 30S WITH VARIABLE WINDS UNDER 10 MPH. A
WIDE RANGE OF TEMPERATURES WERE OBSERVED ACROSS THE AREA THIS
AFTERNOON WITH 2 PM MST (3 PM CST) READINGS RANGING FROM 38
DEGREES IN YUMA AND FLAGLER COLORADO TO THE LOW TO MID 60S FROM
IN TRIBUNE AND MARIENTHAL KANSAS. WINDS WERE FROM THE NORTHWEST AT
10 TO 20 MPH FOR ALL BUT THOSE SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 70 WHERE
SOUTHWEST WINDS GUSTING OVER 30 MPH WERE OBSERVED.

OUTLOOK... A WINTER STORM WILL BEGIN TO IMPACT THE AREA TONIGHT
AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY BEFORE EXITING THE AREA FROM SOUTHWEST
TO NORTHEAST FRIDAY NIGHT. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE AND POSSIBLY
SOME FREEZING FOG MAY DEVELOP FOR A FEW HOURS PRIOR TO CHANGING
OVER TO SNOW. THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO FALL IN EARNEST FRIDAY
MORNING WHERE MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW IS EXPECTED. WITH NORTH TO
NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH AND GUSTY SOME BLOWING SNOW IS
POSSIBLE. TOTAL SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF 2 TO 6 INCHES ARE
EXPECTED. DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED SATURDAY AND SUNDAY WITH AN
INCREASING CHANCE FOR SNOW LATE SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.
BITTERLY COLD WIND CHILL READINGS OF 15 TO 25 DEGREES BELOW ZERO
ARE EXPECTED MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING WITH EVEN COLDER
READINGS TO 30 DEGREES BELOW ZERO TUESDAY EVENING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING. DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED NEW YEARS EVE AND NEW
YEARS DAY.

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