Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS
AWUS83 KGLD 052110
Regional Weather Summary for the High Plains
National Weather Service Goodland KS
210 PM MST Mon Dec 5 2016 /310 PM CST Mon Dec 5 2016/
Light winds and mostly sunny skies accompanied temperatures that
reached into the the 50s and lower 60s across the area today.
Scattered clouds were beginning to develop across northeast
Colorado and Southwest Nebraska and spread into northwest Kansas
this afternoon ahead of an approaching cold front.
A strong cold front will sweep across the region this evening.
High temperatures will be nearly 30 degrees colder on Tuesday than
they were on Monday with readings in the upper 20s to middle 30s.
A fast moving disturbance moves quickly across the high plains
region on Tuesday night and Wednesday. This disturbance will
bring between 1 and 4 inches of snow accumulations and another
surge of cold air. High temperatures on Wednesday and Thursday
will be in the upper teens and lower 20s. The coldest temperatures
will occur Wednesday night and early Thursday morning as lows
drop to between 5 degrees below and 5 degrees above zero. Wind
chill readings of 15 to 20 degrees below zero are possible early
Thursday morning over far eastern Colorado.
The cold air will move out of the region by the end of the week
with warmer temperatures and dry conditions expected through next
weekend. High temperatures in the 40s are anticipated on Saturday
and Sunday with overnight lows in the lower 20s.