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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
125 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

COZ090>092-KSZ001>004-013>016-027>029-041-042-NEZ079>081-180600-
/O.NEW.KGLD.WW.Y.0013.141217T2025Z-141218T1200Z/
YUMA-KIT CARSON-CHEYENNE CO-CHEYENNE KS-RAWLINS-DECATUR-NORTON-
SHERMAN-THOMAS-SHERIDAN-GRAHAM-WALLACE-LOGAN-GOVE-GREELEY-WICHITA-
DUNDY-HITCHCOCK-RED WILLOW-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...YUMA...WRAY...BURLINGTON...
CHEYENNE WELLS...ST. FRANCIS...ATWOOD...OBERLIN...NORTON...
GOODLAND...COLBY...HOXIE...HILL CITY...SHARON SPRINGS...OAKLEY...
QUINTER...TRIBUNE...LEOTI...BENKELMAN...TRENTON...MCCOOK
125 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST /6 AM CST/
THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GOODLAND HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FREEZING FOG...FREEZING DRIZZLE...SNOW AND
DENSE FOG...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST /6 AM CST/ THURSDAY.

* TIMING/DURATION...HAZARDOUS CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN THROUGH THE
  NIGHT.

* SNOW/ICE ACCUMULATIONS...VERY LIGHT ICE ACCUMULATIONS ARE
  EXPECTED ON SIDEWALKS AND AREA ROADWAYS. LIGHT SNOW WITH
  ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 1 INCH WILL OCCUR ON TOP OF A THIN LAYER OF
  ICE.

* OTHER IMPACTS...AREAS OF DENSE FOG WILL OCCUR AT TIMES.
  VISIBILITIES OF A QUARTER MILE OR LESS WILL OCCUR AT MANY
  LOCATIONS THROUGH THE NIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW...SLEET...OR
FREEZING RAIN WILL CAUSE TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR
SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED VISIBILITIES...AND USE EXTRA CAUTION
WHILE DRIVING.

&&

$$


Special Weather Statement


SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
1108 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

KSZ003-004-016-041-042-NEZ079>081-180000-
DECATUR-NORTON-GRAHAM-GREELEY-WICHITA-DUNDY-HITCHCOCK-RED WILLOW-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OBERLIN...NORTON...HILL CITY...
TRIBUNE...LEOTI...BENKELMAN...TRENTON...MCCOOK
1108 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

FREEZING FOG AND PATCHY LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE TO CAUSE
SLICK SPOTS TO DEVELOP ON SIDEWALKS AND AREA ROADWAYS. SLICK SPOTS
HAVE ALREADY DEVELOPED. FOR THE REST OF THE DAY...MOTORISTS SHOULD
EXERCISE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
340 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

NEZ004>010-022>029-035>038-056>059-069>071-094-182145-
SHERIDAN-EASTERN CHERRY-KEYA PAHA-BOYD-BROWN-ROCK-HOLT-GARDEN-
GRANT-HOOKER-THOMAS-BLAINE-LOUP-GARFIELD-WHEELER-ARTHUR-MCPHERSON-
LOGAN-CUSTER-DEUEL-KEITH-PERKINS-LINCOLN-CHASE-HAYES-FRONTIER-
WESTERN CHERRY-
340 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014 /240 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN AND
NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHWEST INTO
PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA TONIGHT. AS A RESULT SOME
SLICK SPOTS ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY ON NONE TREATED SURFACES.
IN ADDITION...FOG MAY REDUCE VISIBILITIES AT TIMES TO LESS THAN
ONE MILE ACROSS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

LINGERING PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE AND FOG IS EXPECTED THURSDAY
MORNING. A BRIEF BREAK DURING THE AFTERNOON IS ANTICIPATED ON
THURSDAY...HOWEVER A RETURN TO PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE AND FOG IS
LIKELY THURSDAY NIGHT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

&&

GET YOUR WEATHER...HYDROLOGICAL...AND CLIMATE INFORMATION AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NORTHPLATTE (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

MASEK

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
310 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

KSZ005>007-017>019-NEZ039>041-046>049-060>064-072>077-082>087-
182115-
PHILLIPS-SMITH-JEWELL-ROOKS-OSBORNE-MITCHELL-VALLEY-GREELEY-NANCE-
SHERMAN-HOWARD-MERRICK-POLK-DAWSON-BUFFALO-HALL-HAMILTON-YORK-
GOSPER-PHELPS-KEARNEY-ADAMS-CLAY-FILLMORE-FURNAS-HARLAN-FRANKLIN-
WEBSTER-NUCKOLLS-THAYER-
310 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA AND
PORTIONS OF NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

LIGHT SNOWFALL WILL SPREAD NORTHWARD ACROSS THE LOCAL AREA THIS
EVENING AND OVERNIGHT...WITH SOME LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS EXPECTED
ACROSS MOST OF THE OUTLOOK AREA BY EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. THE
GREATEST POTENTIAL FOR ACCUMULATIONS OVER 1 INCH IS FOCUSED MAINLY
SOUTH OF A LINE EXTENDING FROM PHILLIPSBURG KANSAS TO HEBRON
NEBRASKA...WITH A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR
JEWELL...MITCHELL AND OSBORNE COUNTIES...WHERE TWO OR MORE INCHES
OF SNOWFALL IS POSSIBLE. PLEASE REFER TO THE LATEST WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR FURTHER DETAILS.

IN ADDITION TO ACCUMULATING SNOW...PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE IS
POSSIBLE ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE OUTLOOK AREA DURING THE OVERNIGHT
HOURS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

THE POTENTIAL FOR LIGHT SNOW AND PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE
CONTINUES INTO THURSDAY MORNING...AND A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR OSBORNE...JEWELL AND MITCHELL COUNTIES IN
NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS UNTIL 9 AM.

ADDITIONALLY...THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF LIGHT FREEZING DRIZZLE
THURSDAY NIGHT UNTIL ABOUT NOON FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT...BUT
SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT SNOWFALL MEASUREMENTS TO THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HASTINGS.

&&

MORE INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE FOLLOWING WEB PAGE:
   HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/HASTINGS  (ALL LOWERCASE)

$$

ROSSI/HALBLAUB

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
144 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

COZ090>092-KSZ001>004-013>016-027>029-041-042-NEZ079>081-181200-
YUMA-KIT CARSON-CHEYENNE CO-CHEYENNE KS-RAWLINS-DECATUR-NORTON-
SHERMAN-THOMAS-SHERIDAN-GRAHAM-WALLACE-LOGAN-GOVE-GREELEY-WICHITA-
DUNDY-HITCHCOCK-RED WILLOW-
144 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

AREAS OF DENSE FREEZING FOG WILL CONTINUE AT MANY LOCATIONS...MAINLY
ALONG AND SOUTHWEST OF A LINE FROM GOVE TO COLBY TO SAINT FRANCIS...UNTIL
LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING. EVEN AFTER THE DENSE FREEZING
FOG ENDS...AREAS OF FREEZING FOG AND FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH THE NIGHT. THE FREEZING FOG AND DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE TO MAKE
SIDEWALKS AND AREA ROADWAYS VERY SLICK.

LIGHT SNOW WILL ALSO DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION DURING THE NIGHT.
ACCUMULATIONS UP TO 1 INCH ARE EXPECTED. THIS LIGHT SNOW ON TOP OF
A THIN LAYER OF ICE WILL MAKE ROAD CONDITIONS EVEN MORE SLICK. THE
SLICK ROADS AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES WILL MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT
THROUGH THE NIGHT. AS A RESULT...A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IS NOW
IN EFFECT THROUGH THE NIGHT.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

ON THURSDAY MORNING...AREAS OF FREEZING FOG AND PATCHY FREEZING
DRIZZLE WILL END BY LATE IN THE MORNING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
930 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

COZ030>051-181630-
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/
GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES ABOVE
9000 FEET-LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
930 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AREAS OF FOG WILL SLOWLY LIFT AND DISSIPATE OVER NORTHEAST
COLORADO THIS MORNING...AND SNOW WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS.
BETWEEN 2 AND 5 INCHES OF SNOW WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM THE MOSQUITO
RANGE THROUGH THE BOREAS PASS AND MOUNT EVANS AREA...WITH AN INCH
OR LESS IN THE REST OF THE MOUNTAINS. MOUNTAIN ROADS WILL BECOME
SNOW COVERED AND SLICK IN AREAS THAT SEE ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL.

ON THE PLAINS...THIS AFTERNOON THE SNOW IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE OVER
THE PALMER DIVIDE...WITH ONE TO TWO INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. OVER THE REST OF THE PLAINS LOOK FOR LOWER
CHANCES OF SNOW WITH ONLY A LIGHT DUSTING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

SOME SNOW SHOWER ACTIVITY WILL LINGER OVER THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS
THURSDAY WITH ONLY LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS. A FEW SNOW SHOWERS WILL
CONTINUE IN THE MOUNTAINS THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY. THE
NEXT SIGNIFICANT WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BEGIN MOVING INTO THE STATE
LATE SUNDAY AS A STRONG AND MOIST JET STREAM APPROACHES FROM THE
PACIFIC NORTHWEST. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO INCREASE IN THE MOUNTAINS
SUNDAY ALONG WITH THE THREAT OF STRONG WINDS OVER THE FOOTHILLS
AND ADJACENT PLAINS SUNDAY NIGHT INTO MONDAY MORNING. SNOW MAY
BECOME HEAVY IN THE MOUNTAINS ON MONDAY AS WINDY CONDITIONS ALSO
CONTINUE OVER THE FOOTHILLS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.



$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
845 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

NEZ002-003-019>021-054-055-095-096-181300-
DAWES-BOX BUTTE-SCOTTS BLUFF-BANNER-MORRILL-KIMBALL-CHEYENNE-
NORTH SIOUX-SOUTH SIOUX-
845 AM MST WED DEC 17 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WESTERN
NEBRASKA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

PATCHY FOG WILL LOWER VISIBILITIES TO AROUND ONE MILE ACROSS THE
WESTERN NEBRASKA PANHANDLE THIS MORNING. THESE CONDITIONS WILL
IMPROVE SOME FROM HARRISON SOUTH TO KIMBALL...BUT WILL LIKELY LINGER
THROUGH THE DAY FROM CHADRON TO ALLIANCE TO SIDNEY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL RETURN TO WESTERN NEBRASKA ON MONDAY AND
TUESDAY. WIND GUSTS OF 40 MPH WILL BE COMMON ESPECIALLY DURING THE
AFTERNOON.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY AND TONIGHT.

$$


Short Term Forecast


SHORT TERM FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
158 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014

NEZ037-038-057>059-069>071-172200-
LOGAN-CUSTER-KEITH-PERKINS-LINCOLN-CHASE-HAYES-FRONTIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...STAPLETON...BROKEN BOW...OGALLALA...
GRANT...NORTH PLATTE...IMPERIAL...HAYES CENTER...CURTIS...EUSTIS
158 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014 /1258 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014/

.NOW...
PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH 4 PM
CST...AFFECTING PORTIONS OF HIGHWAY 83 THROUGH FRONTIER...LINCOLN
AND LOGAN COUNTY...AS WELL AS PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA FROM
BROKEN BOW TO OGALLALA TO IMPERIAL. AS A RESULT SOME SLICK SPOTS ARE POSSIBLE
ON SIDEWALKS AND OTHER AREA ROADWAYS AND BRIDGES. IN
ADDITION...FOG MAY REDUCE VISIBILITIES AT TIMES TO LESS THAN ONE
MILE IN PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST NEBRASKA.

$$

JWS

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