Yuma County Hazardous Weather Outlook

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


Unseasonably warm temperatures and very dry conditions will increase
the fire danger for locations along and north of Interstate 70.
Please use caution if performing any outdoor burns.


A strong storm system will move into the Plains Sunday, with chances
for precipitation increasing through early Sunday afternoon.
Precipitation will begin as rain but will gradually change to snow
from west to east during the late afternoon and overnight hours. Snow
amounts are expected to be light, with most locations likely to see
less than a half of an inch. Higher accumulations to around 2 inches
are possible in Kit Carson and Cheyenne county in eastern Colorado.
Strong northerly winds around 25 mph will develop Sunday afternoon
and may create periods of blowing snow.

Windy conditions will continue across the area on Monday and again on
Tuesday, with afternoon wind gusts in excess of 45 mph expected. In
addition to the winds, scattered snow showers may accompany the
stronger gusts creating localized pockets of blowing snow.


Spotter activation is not expected today or tonight.

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