Yuma County Hazardous Weather Outlook

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


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 45 to 55
mph. A few gusts to 60 mph are possible in northeast Colorado.

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.


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


Spotter activation will not be needed, but reports of damage, wind
gusts and visibility would be greatly appreciated.

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