Yuma County Hazardous Weather Outlook

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

.DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT…

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for the entire Tri-State area
through 5 PM MST (6 PM CST).

Strong north winds will occur today. Wind gusts will range from 40
mph across the eastern portion of the area to 45 to 55 mph across the
west, highest along and west of the Colorado Kansas border. A few
gusts to 60 mph are possible.

Widespread snow is expected to move into the area from the north from
late morning through late this afternoon. Additional snowfall
accumulations of an inch or so are expected south of the interstate
with one to three inches along and north of the interstate.

The combination of widespread snow and wind gusts of 40 to 55 mph
will produce visibility reductions as low as one half mile at times.
A few locations could be a bit lower.

Motorists should be prepared for a combination of snowpacked
roadways, very strong north winds producing significant visibility
reductions in snow and blowing snow and plan some extra time to reach
their destination.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY…

Near critical fire weather conditions are possible Friday along and
west of the Colorado Kansas border.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

Spotter activation will not be needed. We would appreciate snowfall
reports and significant reductions in visibility from blowing snow
via telephone and social media.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.