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Weather Alert Detail

  • Blizzard Warning for Cheyenne County, Kansas
  • Blizzard Warning issued November 17 at 7:51PM CST until November 18 at 12:00AM CST by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 6:51 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 11 p.m.
  • DEFAULT OVERVIEW SECTION
    ...BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST /MIDNIGHT
    CST/ THIS EVENING...
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...6 TO 14 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
    POSSIBLE.
    * TIMING/DURATION...SNOWFALL IS SLOWLY BEGINNING TO END FROM THE
    WEST. HOWEVER...LIGHT TO OCCASIONALLY HEAVY SNOW WILL CONTINUE
    THROUGH THE REST OF THE EVENING. LOCATIONS ROUGHLY ALONG A LINE
    FROM NEAR ATWOOD TO THE COLBY AND BREWSTER AREAS THROUGH SHARON
    SPRINGS TO TRIBUNE HAVE RECEIVED THE MOST SNOW AND WILL CONTINUE
    TO GET THE BRUNT OF THIS STORM. EVEN AFTER THE SNOW DECREASES IN
    INTENSITY AND ENDS...THE STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO
    CAUSE SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF THE SNOW AND
    VISIBILITIES BELOW A HALF MILE.
    * IMPACTS...HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW CONTINUES...REDUCING
    VISIBILITIES BELOW ONE QUARTER MILE. HEAVY SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW
    WILL CREATE HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS WITH ROAD CLOSURES. BE
    PREPARED FOR ROAD CLOSURES DUE TO HIGH WINDS...WHITEOUT
    CONDITIONS AND DRIFTING SNOW. LAW ENFORCEMENT IN THESE AREAS
    HAVE REPORTED NUMEROUS STUCK VEHICLES WITH SOME MOTORISTS
    STRANDED IN THEIR VEHICLES. PLEASE DO NOT TRAVEL TONIGHT.
    * WINDS...NORTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.