Yuma County Hazardous Weather Outlook

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


Near critical fire weather conditions are possible for a brief
period this afternoon, mainly along and south of a line from Tribune
to Hill City.

A Blizzard Warning is now in effect this afternoon through sunrise
Friday morning for Yuma and Kit Carson counties in Northeast
Colorado, Dundy and Hitchcock counties in Southwest Nebraska, and
Sherman, Cheyenne and Rawlins counties in Northwest Kansas.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect this afternoon through
sunrise Friday morning for Red Willow county in southwest Nebraska.

A brief but potent storm system will impact the Tri-State area
this afternoon through tonight. The majority of precipitation with
this system is anticipated to fall in Northeast Colorado and
Southwest Nebraska. Strong northerly winds will develop across the
entire Tri-State area late this afternoon and evening. At this time,
expect sustained northerly winds as high as 35 to 45 mph with gusts
up to 55 mph, mainly between 4 PM and 11 PM MDT. Winds will
gradually weaken overnight. Wind chill readings around zero degrees
are expected Friday morning.


Hazardous weather is not anticipated at this time.


Spotter activation is not needed, but reports of snowfall and wind
would be greatly appreciated.

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