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County,
Winter Storm Watch issued March 22 at 4:23AM CDT until March 24 at 1:00AM CDT by NWS
Effective: 4:23 a.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Expires: 1 a.m. on Thursday, March 24, 2016

...WINTER STORM WATCH WEDNESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING...
.A STRONG LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES OUT OF THE CENTRAL ROCKIES
AND ACROSS THE CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS REGION DURING THE DAY ON
WEDNESDAY. STRONG NORTH WINDS OF 30 TO 50 MPH MAY PRODUCE AREAS OF
BLOWING SNOW WITH VISIBILITIES OF ONE HALF MILE OR LESS AT TIMES
DURING THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY AND INTO WEDNESDAY EVENING. TOTAL SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS OF 3 TO 6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE FROM NORTHEAST
COLORADO ACROSS THE NORTHWEST KANSAS AND SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA BORDER
REGION.
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GOODLAND HAS ISSUED A WINTER
STORM WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING.
* TIMING/DURATION...RAIN WILL BEGIN TO TRANSITION TO SNOW EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING AND BECOME MORE WIDESPREAD BY WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON AS COLDER TEMPERATURES FOLLOW A COLD FRONT ACROSS THE
AREA. SNOW WILL DIMINISH FROM WEST TO EAST WEDNESDAY EVENING AS
THE SYSTEM MOVES OUT OF THE REGION.
* SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...3 TO 6 INCHES OF SNOW IS POSSIBLE
* WINDS/VISIBILITY...NORTH WINDS OF 30 TO 50 MPH ARE POSSIBLE AND
MAY 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.

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