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  • Winter Storm Watch for Cheyenne County, Kansas
  • Winter Storm Watch issued February 20 at 3:21AM CST until February 23 at 12:00AM CST by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, February 20, 2015 at 2:21 a.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, February 22, 2015 at 11 p.m.
  • ...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT REGION BEGINNING SATURDAY NIGHT...
    .A WINTER STORM IS EXPECTED TO IMPACT THE REGION THIS WEEKEND. A
    FIRST WAVE OF SNOW IS EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY
    MORNING. AMOUNTS WITH THIS ROUND SHOULD BE LIGHT...ON THE ORDER
    OF 1-3 INCHES. AFTER A BRIEF LULL IN THE SNOW SATURDAY...A MORE
    POWERFUL DISTURBANCE WILL BRING A MUCH BETTER CHANCE OF HEAVY
    SNOW SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY. IT IS THIS SECOND WAVE THAT THE
    WINTER STORM WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR.
    ...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
    SUNDAY EVENING...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GOODLAND HAS ISSUED A WINTER
    STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
    SUNDAY EVENING.
    * SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...4 TO 8 INCHES.
    * ICE ACCUMULATIONS...NONE.
    * HAZARD TYPES...MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW...AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW
    AND LOW VISIBILITY DUE TO HEAVY SNOW.
    * TIMING...SNOW WILL BEGIN FRIDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE
    WEEKEND. THE HEAVIEST SNOW WILL OCCUR SATURDAY NIGHT.
    * IMPACTS...TRAVEL WILL BE IMPACTED. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT
    ROADS...INCLUDING INTERSTATE 70...MAY BE CLOSED. HEAVY WET
    SNOW WILL ALSO STRESS YOUNG LIVESTOCK.
    * WINDS...EAST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
    * TEMPERATURES...IN THE LOWER 20S.