Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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Regional Weather Summary for the High Plains
National Weather Service Goodland KS
435 AM MDT Mon Apr 16 2018 /535 AM CDT Mon Apr 16 2018/

Skies remained mostly clear through the night. Light and variable
winds shifted to the south and southeast at 5 to 15 mph.
Overnight temperatures ranged from the upper teens into the upper
20s.

OUTLOOK... Dry conditions along with a warming trend are expected
through Tuesday. High temperatures today will range from the upper
50s to the middle 70s which is around 5 degrees below normal to
about 10 degrees above normal. Low temperatures tonight will be in
the 30s which is near to about 5 degrees above normal. High
temperatures on Tuesday will range from the upper 60s to the
middle 80s.

On Tuesday, portions of east central Colorado and northwest
Kansas will have west to southwest winds of 20 to 40 mph with
gusts up to 55 mph. This will create extreme fire danger along and
west of a line from Leoti to Russell Springs to Goodland during
the afternoon and evening hours.

A strong cold front will move through the region Tuesday night and
will produce northwest winds of 25 to 40 mph with gusts up to 55
mph during the evening. The strong winds Tuesday afternoon and
evening will cause blowing dust. On Tuesday night, there will be
a chance of light rain showers along and north of Interstate 70.
On Wednesday, dry conditions return as northwest winds of 25 to
35 mph with gusts up to 45 mph are expected. Temperatures on
Wednesday will cool into the upper 50s to lower 60s.

From Thursday night into Saturday night, a strong and slow moving upper
level storm system will bring widespread precipitation, mostly in the
form of rain, to the region. At this time most locations will receive
rainfall amounts above one inch.

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