Yuma County Hazardous Weather Outlook

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


Widespread fog is expected tonight, mainly along and north of
Interstate 70. Visibilities as low as one quarter mile are possible.


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 night.

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 will not be needed tonight.

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