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Weather Alert Detail

  • Winter Weather Advisory for Rawlins County, Kansas
  • Winter Weather Advisory issued March 22 at 7:05PM CDT until March 24 at 1:00AM CDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 6:05 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, March 24, 2016 at midnight
  • ...WINTER STORM TO IMPACT THE TRI STATE AREA WEDNESDAY THROUGH
    WEDNESDAY EVENING...
    .A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVES OUT OF THE CENTRAL
    ROCKIES AND ACROSS THE HIGH PLAINS WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY
    EVENING. STRONG NORTH WINDS OF 30 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH
    WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WITH BLIZZARD OR NEAR BLIZZARD
    CONDITIONS OVER SNOW COVERED AREAS WEDNESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY
    EVENING. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE
    FROM NORTHEAST COLORADO WITH 1 TO 3 INCHES ACROSS NORTHWEST KANSAS
    AND SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA.
    ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM MDT /7 AM
    CDT/ WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT MDT /1 AM CDT/ WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
    * TIMING/DURATION...RAIN WILL BEGIN TO TRANSITION TO SNOW LATE
    WEDNESDAY MORNING AS COLDER TEMPERATURES FOLLOW A COLD FRONT
    ACROSS THE AREA. SNOW AND WIND WILL DIMINISH FROM WEST TO EAST
    WEDNESDAY EVENING AS THE SYSTEM MOVES OUT OF THE REGION.
    * SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...1 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE.
    * WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS OF 30 TO 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 60
    MPH ARE POSSIBLE AND WILL PRODUCE AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW WITH
    VISIBILITIES REDUCED TO ONE HALF MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.
    * OTHER IMPACTS...DECREASED VISIBILITIES WITH BLOWING SNOW AND
    STRONG NORTH WINDS MAY PRODUCE HAZARDOUS TRAVEL CONDITIONS.