Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS
AWUS83 KGLD 241042
Regional Weather Summary for the High Plains
National Weather Service Goodland KS
442 AM MDT Fri Mar 24 2017 /542 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017/
Skies were mostly cloudy overnight as showers and thunderstorms
passed through the tri-state region. Northeast winds were reported
at 20 to 35 mph along and west of the Colorado border, with
higher gusts. Lighter winds were observed to the east. At 4 AM MDT
(5 AM CDT) temperatures ranged from 39 degrees in Leoti, Kansas
to 55 degrees in Gove, Kansas.
OUTLOOK... A wide range of temperatures is anticipated today,
with highs in the low to mid 40s in eastern Colorado and near 60
degrees around Hill City, Kansas. Light rain showers and isolated
thunderstorms continue through the afternoon. A rain snow mix will
be possible west of the Colorado border in the morning. High winds
move into the region from the west through the afternoon hours.
These winds will cause hazardous travel, including reduced
visibilities from blowing dust or blowing snow.
Lighter winds move into the region from the northwest late this
afternoon and evening. Precipitation chances exit the region
overnight as temperatures fall into the mid 20s to upper 30s.
Pleasant weather is expected on Saturday with highs near 60
degrees, sunny skies, and light winds.