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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
410 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

COZ090>092-KSZ001>004-013>016-027>029-041-042-NEZ079>081-241200-
YUMA-KIT CARSON-CHEYENNE CO-CHEYENNE KS-RAWLINS-DECATUR-NORTON-
SHERMAN-THOMAS-SHERIDAN-GRAHAM-WALLACE-LOGAN-GOVE-GREELEY-WICHITA-
DUNDY-HITCHCOCK-RED WILLOW-
410 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014 /510 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR EXTREME SOUTHWEST
NEBRASKA...NORTHWEST KANSAS AND EAST CENTRAL COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

A VERY ACTIVE WEATHER DAY IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT.
IN ADVANCE OF A STRONG UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM AND COLD
FRONT...SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP AND MOVE EAST ACROSS THE AREA DURING THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING HOURS. WIDESPREAD SEVERE WEATHER IS POSSIBLE ALONG AND
EAST OF HIGHWAY 25. VERY LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE THE
MAIN THREATS. TORNADOES ARE ALSO POSSIBLE.

A BLOWING DUST ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM MDT (6 PM CDT)
THROUGH MIDNIGHT MDT (1 AM CDT) FOR AREAS GENERALLY WEST OF
HIGHWAY 83. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE NORTHWEST
PORTION OF THE AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON QUICKLY MOVING SOUTH OR
SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE AREA THROUGH THIS EVENING.
WIND GUSTS AROUND 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED AND A FEW GUSTS COULD BE
HIGHER. BLOWING DUST IS EXPECTED IMMEDIATELY ALONG AND BEHIND THE
FRONT CREATING SHARPLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM MDT TO 5 PM MDT FOR
CHEYENNE AND KIT CARSON COUNTIES OF COLORADO. THE COMBINATION OF
LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND WIND GUSTS AROUND 30 MPH WILL CREATE
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE SATURDAY FOR
CHEYENNE COUNTY COLORADO AND GREELEY COUNTY KANSAS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT. SPOTTERS ARE
ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER AND ANY BLOWING DUST PRODUCING
REDUCED VISIBILITIES.

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Blowing Dust Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
335 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

...BLOWING DUST CREATING SHARPLY REDUCED VISIBILITIES AT TIMES
EXPECTED LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING...

.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL IMPACT THE NORTHWESTERN PARTS OF THE
AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON CONTINUING QUICKLY SOUTH OR SOUTHEAST
ACROSS THE REMAINDER OF THE AREA BEFORE MIDNIGHT. THE COMBINATION
OF ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WHICH COULD PRODUCE GUSTY
OUTFLOW WINDS...STRONG PRESSURE RISES BEHIND THE FRONT AND AN OVERALL
LACK OF PRECIPITATION RECENTLY WILL CREATE AREAS OF BLOWING DUST.
VISIBILITIES ARE EXPECTED TO FALL BELOW ONE MILE AT TIMES AND
COULD BE LOWER.

COZ090>092-KSZ001-002-013-014-027-028-041-042-NEZ079-080-231800-
/O.NEW.KGLD.DU.Y.0001.140423T2300Z-140424T0600Z/
YUMA-KIT CARSON-CHEYENNE CO-CHEYENNE KS-RAWLINS-SHERMAN-THOMAS-
WALLACE-LOGAN-GREELEY-WICHITA-DUNDY-HITCHCOCK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...YUMA...WRAY...BURLINGTON...
CHEYENNE WELLS...ST. FRANCIS...ATWOOD...GOODLAND...COLBY...
SHARON SPRINGS...OAKLEY...TRIBUNE...LEOTI...BENKELMAN...TRENTON
335 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014 /435 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014/

...BLOWING DUST ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM MDT /6 PM CDT/ THIS
AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT MDT /1 AM CDT/ TONIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GOODLAND HAS ISSUED A BLOWING
DUST ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM MDT /6 PM CDT/ THIS
AFTERNOON TO MIDNIGHT MDT /1 AM CDT/ TONIGHT.

* PEAK WINDS...SUSTAINED NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS OF 30 TO 40 MPH
  WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH ARE EXPECTED. A FEW GUSTS OVER 55 MPH CAN
  NOT BE RULED OUT.

* TIMING/DURATION...BLOWING DUST IS EXPECTED TO ENTER YUMA COUNTY
  BETWEEN 4 PM MDT AND 5 PM MDT QUICKLY MOVING SOUTH OR SOUTHEAST
  THROUGH THE REST OF THE ADVISORY AREA THROUGH MIDNIGHT MDT (1
  AM CDT).

* OTHER IMPACTS...BLOWING DUST MAY REDUCE VISIBILITIES SUDDENLY TO
  NEAR ZERO...ESPECIALLY IN AREAS WHERE PLOWED FIELDS EXIST.
  MOTORISTS SHOULD DRIVE CAREFULLY THROUGH AREAS OF LOW
  VISIBILITIES. IF YOU SEE AN ADVANCING WALL OF DUST DO NOT DRIVE
  THROUGH IT IF AT ALL POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BLOWING DUST ADVISORY MEANS THAT BLOWING DUST WILL OCCASIONALLY
RESTRICT VISIBILITY TO LESS THAN ONE MILE. TRAVELERS ARE URGED TO
USE CAUTION AND BE ALERT TO RAPIDLY CHANGING VISIBILITY...
ESPECIALLY NEAR OPEN FIELDS.

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