Regional Weather Summary
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AWUS83 KGLD 142000

Regional Weather Summary for the High Plains
National Weather Service Goodland KS
200 PM MDT Wed Mar 14 2018 /300 PM CDT Wed Mar 14 2018/

A clear sky was observed across much of the Tri-State area this
morning with sunrise temperatures ranging from 24 degrees in
Sharon Springs Kansas and Kit Carson Colorado to 34 degrees in
Norton Kansas. Winds were generally from the south at 5 to 15 mph.
A few high clouds moved into the area from the west early this
afternoon. 2 PM MDT (3 PM CDT) temperatures were in the low 60s to
around 70 and range from 64 degrees in Yuma Colorado to 70 degrees
in Norton Kansas.

OUTLOOK... high cloudiness will move across the area tonight with
low temperatures in the low to upper 30s. On Thursday winds
increase in the afternoon from several directions with gusts to
30 mph possible. Afternoon temperatures warm into the low 70s
along the Kansas Nebraska border to the upper 70s and low 80s
south of the interstate. A few thunderstorms are possible late in
the day. A strong compact storm system moves across the area
Thursday night bringing a mix of rain and snow showers to the
area. As this system exits the area Friday strong northwest winds
develop with gusts in the 40 to 50 mph range expected. Some
blowing dust is also possible, mainly east of the Colorado Kansas
border. High temperatures look to range from the low to mid 50s
along the Kansas Nebraska border to the low and mid 60s south of
the interstate. Dry weather is expected for the weekend with high
temperatures generally in the 60s.

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