Wind Continues


Winds and Blowing Snow
Continue 
Saturday Night


National Weather Service
Goodland, Kansas


A low pressure system lifted out of the region Saturday. Though it didn’t result in much snow, high winds caused blowing snow, near whiteout conditions, and drifts.  Burilington, CO and Parks, NE reported the most snow at 4 to 5 inches. Maximum wind gusts are listed below in mph. 
 
CHEYENNE WELLS CO       82
HILL CITY APRT                     69
ALMENA KS                             68
MCCOOK NE APRT               64
FLAGLER CO                          62
BURLINGTON CO APRT      62
LEOTI KS                                 62
WESKAN KS                           61
GOODLAND KS 10N             61
HOXIE KS                                60
JENNINGS KS                        60
HILL CITY KS                          60
YUMA CO                                 59
KIT CARSON CO                    59
OAKLEY KS                             59
NORTON KS                           58
GOODLAND KS 5W               58
BENKELMAN NE                    58
KIT CARSON CO                    58
NORTON KS APRT                56
SHARON SPRINGS KS         56
GOODLAND KS APRT           54
GRINNELL KS                         54
GOVE KS                                  51
COLBY KS                                51
TRENTON NE                         50
STRATTON CO                       50

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