Yuma County Hazardous Weather Outlook

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


A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect for locations generally along and
north of Interstate 70. Visibilities as low as one quarter mile are
expected. The fog may dissipate along the interstate after midnight
but will persist along and north of highway 36.


A Dense Fog Advisory will be in effect through Thursday morning for
locations along and north of Interstate 70. Higher confidence of
dense fog will be generally along and north of highway 36.

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 55 mph creating reduced visibilities in areas where snow is
expected. It is possible winds will exceed 60 mph late in the
afternoon. Winds will gradually weaken late Thursday evening into
Thursday night.

Wind chill readings around zero 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 but reports of dense
fog with visibilities of one quarter mile or less would be
appreciated via telephone and social media.

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