Yuma County Hazardous Weather Outlook

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


Portions of northeast Colorado will see temperatures drop nearly 40
degrees in six hours this evening as a cold front begins moving
across the region. Below freezing temperatures are expected across
a good portion of the central High Plains region tonight along with
light rain changing to light snow. There could possibly be a brief
period of light freezing rain over far northeast Colorado and the
immediately adjacent areas of northwest Kansas and southwest
Nebraska. A Freeze Warning has been issued for northeast Colorado
into portions of southwest Nebraska and northwest Kansas where a hard
freeze is expected tonight into Thursday morning. Wind chill values
of 10 to 20 degrees are expected as winds gust to near 50 mph. As the
cold front passes around midnight, may see periods of reduced
visibility in blowing dust in eastern Colorado.


Below freezing temperatures are expected across the entire forecast
area Thursday evening through Friday morning. A Freeze Warning has
been issued for the entire area in anticipation of a widespread hard
freeze with record or near record low temperatures in the teens
possible. Wind chills of -5 to 15 degrees are possible across the
area with winds gusting between 20 and 30 mph.


Spotter activation will not be needed.

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