Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR THE HIGH PLAINS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
156 PM MST WED DEC 24 2014

A CLEAR SKY WAS OBSERVED ACROSS MOST OF THE HIGH PLAINS REGION EARLY
THIS AFTERNOON...WITH SOME HIGH CLOUDS MOVING IN FROM THE NORTHWEST.
EARLY AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE UPPER 30S TO MID
40S...WITH THE COOLEST TEMPERATURES IN THE DEEPER SNOW COVER.

OUTLOOK... CLOUD COVER WILL INCREASE THIS EVENING AS EXTENSIVE CLOUD
COVER OVER THE NORTHERN PLAINS MOVES SOUTHWARD.  LIGHT SOUTHWEST
WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT THEN TURN TO THE NORTHWEST BY
SUNRISE AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT THAT WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA CHRISTMAS
DAY.  TEMPERATURES TONIGHT WILL FALL INTO THE 20S.

CHRISTMAS DAY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL STRENGTHEN SOME BEHIND THE COLD
FRONT AS IT MOVES SOUTH THROUGH THE AREA AND CLOUD COVER WILL
INCREASE.  WIND GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT.
HIGHS WILL VARY QUITE A BIT ACROSS THE REGION AS THE FRONT MOVES
THROUGH.  MID 30S TO AROUND 40 CAN BE EXPECTED NORTH OF HIGHWAY 36
WITH MID 50S POSSIBLE SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 40.  DURING THE LATE
AFTERNOON LIGHT SNOW MIXED WITH SOME FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL MOVE OVER
EASTERN COLORADO.  NO ICE ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED AND LITTLE TO NO
SNOW ACCUMULATION IS ANTICIPATED UNTIL THE NIGHTTIME...WITH BEST
CHANCE FOR SNOW WEST OF THE COLORADO BORDER.

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JTL


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