Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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AWUS83 KGID 241036
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KSZ005>007-017>019-NEZ039>041-046>049-060>064-072>077-082>087-
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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR PORTIONS OF THE CENTRAL PLAINS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
434 AM CST WED DEC 24 2014

CLOUDY SKIES CONTINUED ACROSS EASTERN NEBRASKA AND EASTERN KANSAS
EARLY THIS MORNING WHILE MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES WERE OBSERVED FARTHER
WEST. JUST A FEW LOCATIONS ACROSS EXTREME EASTERN KANSAS AND
SOUTHEASTERN NEBRASKA REPORTED PERIODIC LIGHT SNOWFALL EARLIER THIS
MORNING...BUT THE REGION WAS OTHERWISE DRY AS WE APPROACHED
DAYBREAK. EARLY MORNING TEMPERATURE READINGS ACROSS THE REGION
RANGED FROM THE SINGLE DIGITS ACROSS WESTERN NEBRASKA...TO THE TEENS
AND 20S ACROSS CENTRAL NEBRASKA AND WESTERN KANSAS...TO THE 30S
ACROSS EASTERN NEBRASKA AND EASTERN KANSAS. DRY CONDITIONS ARE
FORECAST REGION WIDE TODAY UNDER MOSTLY SUNNY TO PARTLY CLOUDY
SKIES. TEMPERATURE READINGS LATER THIS AFTERNOON ARE EXPECTED TO
CLIMB INTO THE 30S ACROSS MUCH OF NEBRASKA AND NORTHERN KANSAS...AND
INTO THE 40S ACROSS SOUTHERN KANSAS. WARMER WEATHER IS THEN EXPECTED
FOR MOST LOCATIONS ON THURSDAY AS AFTERNOON TEMPERATURE READINGS
CLIMB INTO THE 40S AND 50S ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION...AND MAY EVEN
APPROACH 60 IN SOUTHWESTERN KANSAS. THAT SAID...A COOLER AIR MASS
WILL BE MAKING A PUSH INTO NORTHWESTERN PORTIONS OF THE
REGION...ALONG WITH CHANCES FOR SNOW...BY THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
FINALLY...LOOKING AHEAD TO FRIDAY...MUCH COOLER AIR WILL SETTLE IN
ACROSS THE REGION AS HIGHS STRUGGLE INTO THE 20S AND 30S AND
SNOWFALL IMPACTS MANY LOCATIONS. A STRONG WIND IS ALSO FORECAST
ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION ON FRIDAY AND THIS WIND...WORKING IN
CONCERT WITH THE SNOWFALL...COULD CREATE PERIODIC VISIBILITY
RESTRICTION PRIMARILY WEST OF HIGHWAY 281. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE
FORECAST IF YOU HAVE TRAVEL PLANS THIS WEEK...AND ALWAYS
STAY...WEATHER AWARE.


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