Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS
AWUS83 KGLD 231031
Regional Weather Summary for the High Plains
National Weather Service Goodland KS
431 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017 /531 AM CDT Thu Mar 23 2017/
Skies were mostly cloudy across the tri-state region overnight.
South southeast winds were observed at 15 to 25 mph. At 4 AM MDT
(5 AM CDT) temperatures ranged from 41 degrees in Trenton,
Nebraska to 50 degrees in Hill City, Kansas.
OUTLOOK... Active weather is in store for the region over the next
couple days. Patchy fog is anticipated east of the Colorado
border this morning before dissipating. Temperatures climb into
the upper 70s to mid 80s as cloud cover decreases. Shower and
thunderstorm chances enter the region in the afternoon and persist
into the evening. Severe storms with large hail and damaging winds
will be possible, and a brief isolated tornado cannot be ruled
out. Additionally, critical fire weather conditions are expected
this afternoon along and west of the Colorado border.
Rain chances continue into the overnight hours as temperatures
fall into the 30s and 40s. Rain may mix with snow in northeast
Colorado late tonight into Friday morning. Windy conditions are
forecast on Friday, with gusts up to 65 mph possible for locations
along and west of Highway 25. Reduced visibility in blowing dust