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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Goodland KS
233 PM MST Sun Jan 21 2018

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Yuma County-Kit Carson County-Cheyenne County-Cheyenne-Rawlins-
Decatur-Norton-Sherman-Thomas-Sheridan-Graham-Wallace-Logan-Gove-
Greeley-Wichita-Dundy-Hitchcock-Red Willow-
233 PM MST Sun Jan 21 2018 /333 PM CST Sun Jan 21 2018/

This hazardous weather outlook is for extreme southwest Nebraska...
northwest Kansas and east central Colorado.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

A Blizzard Warning is in effect for the entire Tri State region
through tonight and a portion of the region through mid day on
Monday.

Freezing drizzle will continue through the late afternoon and early
evening across an area east of Kansas State Highway 27. Freezing
drizzle will transition to all snow from west to east through the
late afternoon and evening. The transition to all snow is expected
by late evening. Localized ice accumulations of greater than one
tenth of an inch are possible.

Light to moderate snow will continue across the area west of Kansas
Highway 27 where precipitation has already transitioned to all snow.

Through the overnight and early morning hours, moderate to locally
heavy snowfall is expected across the region along with north winds
gusting as high as 50 mph. This will produce widespread Blizzard
conditions.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...

Snowfall will diminish from west to east during the day on Monday.
Blizzard conditions will continue through Monday morning mainly east
of Kansas Highway 25.

Total snow accumulations of 3 to 5 inches are possible across west
central Kansas with 8 to 10 inches along the Interstate 70 corridor
of western Kansas and Eastern Colorado, with 10 to 12 inches of snow
anticipated along the Kansas and Nebraska border region.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Reports of ice and snow accumulations along with any reports of
reduced visibilities due to blowing snow would be much appreciated.

$$



Blizzard Warning

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Goodland KS
139 PM MST Sun Jan 21 2018

...BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED FOR THE TRI STATE REGION...

.The significant storm system moving eastward out of the Rockies
and across the the Central High Plains today will continue into
the Central Plains states on Monday. Mixed wintry precipitation
is falling across the area and is expected to transition to all
snow by late this afternoon and evening. Periods of moderate to
heavy snow will fall during the late evening and overnight hours.
The snow along with strong north winds will produce blizzard
conditions across a large portion of the Central High Plains
Region.

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/O.CON.KGLD.BZ.W.0001.000000T0000Z-180122T1200Z/
Cheyenne-Rawlins-Sherman-Thomas-Wallace-Logan-Greeley-Wichita-
Dundy-Hitchcock-
Including the cities of St. Francis, Bird City, Atwood, Goodland,
Colby, Sharon Springs, Oakley, Tribune, Leoti, Benkelman,
Culbertson, Trenton, Stratton Ne, and Palisade
139 PM MST Sun Jan 21 2018 /239 PM CST Sun Jan 21 2018/

...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST /6 AM CST/
MONDAY...

* WHAT...Blizzard conditions are expected. Travel will be very
  dangerous to impossible. Tree branches could fall as well. Snow
  accumulations of 6 to 9 inches, with localized amounts up to 11
  inches, are expected.

* WHERE...Portions of northwest Kansas, west central Kansas and
  southwest Nebraska.

* WHEN...Until 5 AM Monday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Winds gusting as high as 45 mph will
  cause whiteout conditions in blowing snow. Significant
  drifting of the snow is likely.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are
expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds
and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout
conditions, making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If
you must travel, have a winter survival kit with you.  If you get
stranded, stay with your vehicle. The latest road conditions for
the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

$$



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