AWUS83 KGID 180833
Weather Summary for Portions of the Central Plains
National Weather Service Hastings NE
233 AM CST Sun Nov 18 2018
A gradual warmup is in store this week. Today will see highs in the
mid 30s to the low 40s...But by Wednesday highs will be in the mid
50s. The winds today will be southwesterly at 5 to 10 mph under
mostly sunny skies. Looking ahead...the forecast currently looks dry
AWUS83 KGLD 172102
Regional Weather Summary for the High Plains
National Weather Service Goodland KS
202 PM MST Sat Nov 17 2018 /302 PM CST Sat Nov 17 2018/
A cold front moved through the area earlier in the day. Behind the
front, north to northeast winds increased into the 15 to 30 mph
range with gusts up to 40 mph. Those winds decreased some in the
afternoon. Skies also became cloudy behind the front. Fog,
reducing the visibility to a half mile or less at times, also
developed behind the front and continued until early in the
afternoon. Light snow developed early in the afternoon in
northeast Colorado and extreme southwest Nebraska.
Much colder temperatures were entrenched across the area. The
temperatures actually got colder through the day instead of the
normal rise. Afternoon temperatures were only in the 20s.
OUTLOOK... Light snow will continue through late this evening
before slowly decreasing and ending after midnight. One to two
inches of snow is expected from Yuma county to the counties along
the Nebraska and Kansas border. Less than an inch of accumulation
is expected over the remainder of east central Colorado and
northwest Kansas. Low temperatures will range from near 15 degrees
to around 20 which is close to ten degrees below normal.
On Sunday, skies will become with southwest winds of 5 to 15 mph.
High temperatures will climb into the lower and middle 40s which
is near 10 degrees below normal. Dry conditions with a warming
trend is expected through Friday. High temperatures Wednesday
through Friday will be in the middle to upper 50s. Cooler
conditions are expected Saturday along with a chance of rain.
AWUS83 KLBF 180233
Weather Summary for Western and North Central Nebraska
National Weather Service North Platte NE
833 PM CST Sat Nov 17 2018 /733 PM MST Sat Nov 17 2018/
Snow showers moved across the area throughout the day, bringing
anywhere from 1 to 3 inches of snow. High temperatures this
afternoon were in the upper teens to mid 20s across the area.
Winds were out of the north around 10 mph and gusts up to 20 mph.
For tonight, skies will begin to clear from north to south
overnight. This will help temperatures plummet into the lower
teens across the area. Wind chill values will drop into the single
digits overnight with a few locations dropping below zero.