Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR THE HIGH PLAINS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
513 AM MST TUE DEC 23 2014

NORTHWEST WINDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH WERE COMMON ACROSS THE CENTRAL
HIGH PLAINS REGION AROUND MIDNIGHT. BY 4 AM MST...WINDS HAD TURNED
MORE NORTHERLY AND INCREASED TO BETWEEN 30 AND 40 MPH AS LIGHT
SNOW ALSO MOVED INTO THE AREA FROM THE NORTH. VISIBILITIES OF 3 TO
5 MILES WITH THE LIGHT SNOW WERE COMMON WITH LOCALIZED
VISIBILITIES DOWN TO LESS THAN ONE MILE AT TIMES.

OUTLOOK...
A HIGH WIND WARNING IS IN EFFECT TODAY ACROSS THE AREA WEST OF A
LINE FROM LEOTI KANSAS TO WRAY COLORADO. WIND SPEEDS OF 35 TO 50
MPH WITH GUSTS TO 65 MPH ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.
WIND SPEEDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED ELSEWHERE
ACROSS THE CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS REGION TODAY. STRONG WINDS MAY
PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING DIRT OR AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WHERE SNOW
HAS FALLEN. WIND SPEEDS AND SNOWFALL ARE EXPECTED TO DIMINISH
RAPIDLY LATE THIS AFTERNOON AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES OUT OF
THE PLAINS STATES AND IS REPLACED BY HIGH PRESSURE.

CONDITIONS WEDNESDAY THROUGH CHRISTMAS DAY WILL BE DRY AND WARMER.
HIGH TEMPERATURES ON CHRISTMAS DAY WILL BE IN THE 40S. THE NEXT
STORM SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE PLAINS THURSDAY NIGHT AND
FRIDAY WITH SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF GENERALLY LESS THAN AN INCH AND
HIGH TEMPERATURES ON FRIDAY IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S.

DRY AND WARMER CONDITIONS WILL RETURN FOR THE WEEKEND BEFORE
ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA ON SUNDAY NIGHT. THERE
WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AND COOLER TEMPERATURES FOR THE
FIRST PART OF NEXT WEEK.

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