820  
WWUS43 KGLD 210916  
WSWGLD  
 
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS  
216 AM MST SUN JAN 21 2018  
   
..BLIZZARD CONDITIONS EXPECTED FOR THE TRI STATE REGION
 
 
.A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO MOVE EAST OFF THE CENTRAL  
ROCKIES THIS MORNING SHIFTING SLOWLY EASTWARD INTO THE EVENING  
HOURS EXITING THE AREA BY MONDAY MORNING. MIXED WINTRY  
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED FOR THE AREA...ALONG WITH STRONG  
NORTHERLY WINDS THAT WILL BRING ABOUT BLIZZARD CONDITIONS AS THE  
STORM TRAVELS EAST.  
 
KSZ003-004-015-016-029-NEZ081-211815-  
/O.UPG.KGLD.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-180122T1200Z/  
/O.NEW.KGLD.BZ.W.0001.180121T0916Z-180122T1200Z/  
DECATUR-NORTON-SHERIDAN-GRAHAM-GOVE-RED WILLOW-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF OBERLIN, NORTON, HOXIE, HILL CITY,  
QUINTER, GRINNELL, GRAINFIELD, AND MCCOOK  
316 AM CST SUN JAN 21 2018  
   
..BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM CST MONDAY
 
 
* WHAT...AREAS OF FREEZING FOG AND FREEZING RAIN TODAY...CHANGING  
OVER TO SNOW TONIGHT. MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW WITH BLIZZARD  
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR TONIGHT.  
 
* WHERE...PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST KANSAS, WEST CENTRAL KANSAS AND  
SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 5 AM MONDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...LIGHT GLAZE OF ICE POSSIBLE TODAY. SNOW  
ACCUMULATIONS OF 4 TO 7 INCHES TONIGHT. NORTHERLY WINDS WITH  
GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE BLIZZARD CONDITIONS  
TONIGHT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE  
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS  
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT  
CONDITIONS, MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF  
YOU MUST TRAVEL, HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET  
STRANDED, STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR  
THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
KSZ001-002-013-014-027-028-041-042-NEZ079-080-211815-  
/O.UPG.KGLD.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-180122T1200Z/  
/O.NEW.KGLD.BZ.W.0001.180121T0916Z-180122T1200Z/  
CHEYENNE-RAWLINS-SHERMAN-THOMAS-WALLACE-LOGAN-GREELEY-WICHITA-  
DUNDY-HITCHCOCK-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF ST. FRANCIS, BIRD CITY, ATWOOD, GOODLAND,  
COLBY, SHARON SPRINGS, OAKLEY, TRIBUNE, LEOTI, BENKELMAN,  
CULBERTSON, TRENTON, STRATTON NE, AND PALISADE  
216 AM MST SUN JAN 21 2018 /316 AM CST SUN JAN 21 2018/  
   
..BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST /6 AM CST/ MONDAY
 
 
* WHAT...AREAS OF FREEZING FOG AND FREEZING RAIN THIS  
MORNING...CHANGING OVER TO SNOW BY THIS AFTERNOON. MODERATE TO  
HEAVY SNOW WITH BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR THIS  
AFTERNOON.  
 
* WHERE...PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST KANSAS, WEST CENTRAL KANSAS AND  
SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 5 AM MONDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...LIGHT GLAZE OF ICE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING.  
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 8 INCHES THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.  
SOME LOCALIZED AMOUNTS OF SNOW MAY REACH 10 TO 12 INCHES.  
NORTHERLY WINDS WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE  
BLIZZARD CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE  
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS  
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT  
CONDITIONS, MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF  
YOU MUST TRAVEL, HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET  
STRANDED, STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR  
THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
COZ090>092-211815-  
/O.UPG.KGLD.WS.W.0001.000000T0000Z-180122T1200Z/  
/O.NEW.KGLD.BZ.W.0001.180121T0916Z-180122T1200Z/  
YUMA COUNTY-KIT CARSON COUNTY-CHEYENNE COUNTY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF YUMA, WRAY, BURLINGTON, ARAPAHOE,  
AND CHEYENNE WELLS  
216 AM MST SUN JAN 21 2018  
   
..BLIZZARD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST MONDAY
 
 
* WHAT...AREAS OF FREEZING FOG AND FREEZING RAIN THIS  
MORNING...CHANGING OVER TO SNOW THIS MORNING. MODERATE TO HEAVY  
SNOW WITH BLIZZARD CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR BY MIDDAY.  
 
* WHERE...YUMA COUNTY, KIT CARSON COUNTY AND CHEYENNE COUNTY  
COUNTY.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 5 AM MONDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...LIGHT GLAZE OF ICE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING.  
SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 5 TO 8 INCHES THROUGH TONIGHT. SOME  
LOCALIZED AMOUNTS OF SNOW MAY REACH 10 TO 12 INCHES. NORTHERLY  
WINDS WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED TO PRODUCE BLIZZARD  
CONDITIONS BY MIDDAY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A BLIZZARD WARNING MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE  
EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. FALLING AND BLOWING SNOW WITH STRONG WINDS  
AND POOR VISIBILITIES ARE LIKELY. THIS WILL LEAD TO WHITEOUT  
CONDITIONS, MAKING TRAVEL EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. DO NOT TRAVEL. IF  
YOU MUST TRAVEL, HAVE A WINTER SURVIVAL KIT WITH YOU. IF YOU GET  
STRANDED, STAY WITH YOUR VEHICLE. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR  
THE STATE YOU ARE CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 
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