Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR THE HIGH PLAINS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
405 AM MDT TUE MAR 24 2015

SKIES HAVE CLEARED THIS MORNING BEHIND A PASSING SHORTWAVE TROUGH
THAT BROUGHT A FEW THUNDERSTORMS TO NORTHWEST KANSAS. AS OF 5 AM
CDT...4 AM MDT...TEMPERATURES HAVE FALLEN INTO THE LOW 30S TO LOW
40S. WINDS ARE LIGHT AND VARIABLE. LATEST RADAR IMAGERY INDICATES
A FEW LIGHT SHOWERS MOVING INTO EAST COLORADO. AT THE SURFACE...
THE TRI-STATE REGION IS POSITIONED BETWEEN TWO LOW PRESSURE
CENTERS...ONE IN THE DAKOTAS AND ONE OVER NORTHERN OKLAHOMA.
ALOFT...A VIGOROUS SHORTWAVE TROUGH WAS MOVING ACROSS CENTRAL
COLORADO TOWARDS THE HIGH PLAINS.

OUTLOOK... A RETURN TO VERY DRY AND WINDY WEATHER IS ANTICIPATED
TODAY ACROSS THE HIGH PLAINS. A DISTURBANCE WILL PASS THROUGH
THIS MORNING WITH VERY DRY AIR MOVING IN BEHIND THIS SYSTEM BY
AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION...NORTHWEST WINDS INCREASE...REACHING
SUSTAINED SPEEDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH...GUSTING TO 45 MPH. MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE DAY SHOULD BE IN THE 10 TO 15 PERCENT
RANGE. HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE LOW 60S TO NEAR 70 ARE FORECAST.
AS A RESULT OF THE WARM...DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS...A VERY HIGH
FIRE DANGER DEVELOPS TODAY BEGINNING BY AROUND NOON.

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