Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR THE HIGH PLAINS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
446 AM MST TUE FEB 2 2016 /546 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016/

A MAJOR WINTER STORM WAS IMPACTING THE REGION. BLIZZARD OR NEAR
BLIZZARD CONDITIONS SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THE NIGHT.
WINDS SHIFTED TO THE NORTHEAST AT 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 45 MPH. THE COMBINATION OF SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW WAS
REDUCING THE VISIBILITY TO A HALF MILE OR LESS OVER MUCH OF THE
AREA.

AVAILABLE SNOWFALL AMOUNTS REPORTED INDICATE AMOUNTS RANGED
FROM AT LEAST 2 TO 7 INCHES. OVERNIGHT TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM
THE MIDDLE 20S TO THE LOWER 30S. HOWEVER WIND CHILL READINGS WERE
IN THE 10 TO 20 DEGREE RANGE.

OUTLOOK... MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
MORNING WITH SOME DECREASE IN INTENSITY THIS AFTERNOON. HOWEVER
NORTH WINDS OF 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH THE ENTIRE DAY. VISIBILITIES DUE TO THE SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW
WILL BE A HALF MILE OR LESS OVER MUCH OF THE AREA. TOTAL SNOWFALL
AMOUNTS BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON WILL RANGE FROM 6 TO 14 INCHES.
HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE 20S TO NEAR 30. HOWEVER THE WINDS
WILL MAKE IT FEEL MUCH COLDER.

FOR TONIGHT...VERY LIGHT SNOW WILL END BY LATE THIS EVENING WITH
LITTLE TO NO ADDITIONAL ACCUMULATION EXPECTED. THE GUSTY NORTH
WINDS AND BLOWING SNOW ARE ALSO EXPECTED TO END BY LATE THIS
EVENING. LOW TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM AROUND 5 TO NEAR 15
DEGREES. FOR WEDNESDAY...DRY CONDITIONS AND LESS WIND ARE
EXPECTED. HOWEVER IT WILL REMAIN COLD WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES ONLY
REACHING THE UPPER 20S TO NEAR 30 DEGREES.

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