Winter Weather Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Goodland KS
243 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...NEAR BLIZZARD CONDITIONS POSSIBLE FRIDAY MORNING...

.A strong storm system will bring widespread precipitation and
strong winds to eastern Colorado late tonight and Friday. Rain
will mix then change to snow Friday morning and slushy snow
accumulations will be possible with highest amounts in western
parts of Yuma, Kit Carson, and Cheyenne counties. The ongoing
strong winds will combine with falling snow to create blowing snow
and near blizzard conditions during the morning commute.

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Yuma County-Kit Carson County-Cheyenne County-
Including the cities of Yuma, Wray, Burlington, Arapahoe,
and Cheyenne Wells
243 PM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 3 AM TO NOON MDT
FRIDAY...

The National Weather Service in Goodland has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for Blowing Snow...which is in effect from 3 AM
to noon MDT Friday.

* Timing...Rain will mix with then change to snow after 3 AM MDT
  Friday. Snow will combine with strong winds to create blowing
  snow through late Friday morning.

* Snow Accumulations...1 to 3 inches...with highest amounts over
  western parts of the advised counties.

* Winds/Visibility...North 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.
  Visibility less than one mile at times.

* Impacts...Slick roadways due to slushy snow accumulations, and
  brief whiteout conditions due to snow and blowing snow. This
  will make travel hazardous.

* Temperatures...near freezing around sunrise, warming to the
  upper 30s by late morning.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow...sleet...or
freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for
slippery roads and limited visibilities...and use extra caution
while driving.

&&

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