Yuma County Hazardous Weather Outlook

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


Moderate to heavy snowfall is anticipated across the Tri-State area
from mid evening into the overnight hours. Before the heavier snow
starts, there will be some freezing rain for locations along and
south of a line from Tribune to Hill City.

Snow amounts of 8 to 10 inches are forecast in Yuma and Kit Carson
Counties in Colorado, with amounts of 3 to 7 inches forecast across
the remainder of the region. Snow and icy covered roads, patchy
blowing snow, and reduced visibilities will lead to hazardous travel
conditions for the rest of the night.


Snow is anticipated to continue into Wednesday morning, gradually exiting
the region to the east through the afternoon. Snow and icy covered
roads and limited visibilities will cause travel difficulties. Conditions
will being to improve late Wednesday afternoon into the evening as
snow ends.

Wind chill values are forecast to be in the negative teens to near
zero across our area late Wednesday night into Thursday morning.


Spotter activation may be required. Snowfall reports would also be
much appreciated.

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