Yuma County Hazardous Weather Outlook

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


Patchy fog with visibilities of one mile or less will be possible
this evening and overnight, particularly for locations north of
Interstate 70 in northwest Kansas and southwest Nebraska.


Near critical fire weather conditions will be possible Thursday
afternoon for locations southeast of a line from Hill City, Kansas
to Tribune, Kansas.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect Thursday afternoon through
Thursday night for Kit Carson and Yuma counties in northeast
Colorado, Cheyenne county in Kansas, and Dundy and Hitchcock counties
in southwest Nebraska.

A brief but potent storm system will impact the Tri-State area
Thursday afternoon into Thursday night. The majority of
precipitation with this system is anticipated to fall in northeast
Colorado and southwest Nebraska, where one to three inches of snow
is forecast. Strong northerly winds are expected across the entire
Tri-State area late Thursday afternoon and Thursday evening. At this
time, expect sustained northerly winds at 30 to 40 mph and gusts up
to 50 mph creating reduced visibilities in areas snow is expected.
Winds will gradually weaken late Thursday evening into Thursday

Wind chill readings around 0 degrees are expected Friday morning.
Those with agricultural and ranch interests should pay attention to
the temperature forecast.


Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

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