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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
331 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

...HIGH WINDS FROM THE NORTH EXPECTED TUESDAY...

.AN INTENSE ATMOSPHERIC TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL FORM ACROSS
THE GREAT PLAINS MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY. TO THE WEST AND
SOUTHWEST OF THE DEEPENING LOW, THE PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL BE
STRONGEST, WHICH IS WHERE HIGHEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
OCCUR...INCLUDING FAR WESTERN KANSAS.

KSZ043-044-061>063-074>076-084>086-221000-
/O.NEW.KDDC.HW.A.0006.141223T1200Z-141224T0000Z/
SCOTT-LANE-HAMILTON-KEARNY-FINNEY-STANTON-GRANT-HASKELL-MORTON-
STEVENS-SEWARD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...SCOTT CITY...DIGHTON...SYRACUSE...
LAKIN...DEERFIELD...GARDEN CITY...KALVESTA...JOHNSON CITY...
ULYSSES...SUBLETTE...SATANTA...ELKHART...RICHFIELD...HUGOTON...
MOSCOW...LIBERAL...KISMET
331 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON.

* TIMING...MUCH OF THE DAY TUESDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 35 TO 45 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS AROUND 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IN AREAS OF CROSSWIND, WHICH WOULD
  MAINLY BE EAST-WEST HIGHWAYS OVER OPEN AREAS. WINDS WILL BE
  ENHANCED AROUND LARGE OBSTACLES SUCH AS GRAIN ELEVATORS. LIGHT
  ROOF DAMAGE COULD OCCUR ALONG WITH SPORADIC, BRIEF POWER
  INTERRUPTIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.

&&

$$

UMSCHEID

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
223 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014


COZ090>092-KSZ001>003-013>015-027>029-041-042-NEZ079>081-220600-
/O.NEW.KGLD.HW.A.0007.141223T1200Z-141224T0000Z/
YUMA-KIT CARSON-CHEYENNE CO-CHEYENNE KS-RAWLINS-DECATUR-SHERMAN-
THOMAS-SHERIDAN-WALLACE-LOGAN-GOVE-GREELEY-WICHITA-DUNDY-
HITCHCOCK-RED WILLOW-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...YUMA...WRAY...BURLINGTON...
CHEYENNE WELLS...ST. FRANCIS...ATWOOD...OBERLIN...GOODLAND...
COLBY...HOXIE...SHARON SPRINGS...OAKLEY...QUINTER...TRIBUNE...
LEOTI...BENKELMAN...TRENTON...MCCOOK
223 PM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

...HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GOODLAND HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON.

* PEAK WINDS...WIND GUSTS OF 60 TO 70 MPH ARE LIKELY...WITH THE
  HIGHEST WIND GUSTS ANTICIPATED WEST OF A LEOTI TO GOODLAND AND
  YUMA LINE.

* TIMING/DURATION...WIND GUSTS OF 60 MPH ARE ANTICIPATED TO
  DEVELOP BY MID MORNING OVER EAST CENTRAL COLORADO...QUICKLY
  STRENGTHENING TO THE EAST THROUGH THE MORNING.

* IMPACTS...THE HIGH WIND GUSTS WILL LEAD TO BLOWING SNOW DURING
  THE MORNING WITH VISIBILITIES DROPPING AS LOW AS A MILE AT
  TIMES OVER THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE WATCH. BLOWING DUST MAY
  DEVELOP OVER FIELDS WITH SPARSE VEGETATION WHICH HAVE DRIED OUT
  SINCE THE LAST RAIN OR SNOWFALL. HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES TRAVELING
  EAST OR WEST WILL BE VERY SUSCEPTIBLE TO TIPPING OVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR HAZARDOUS WIND
CONDITIONS WITH SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR GREATER. SECURE LOOSE OUTDOOR ITEMS NOW AND STAY TUNED
FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE HIGH WIND WARNINGS.

&&

$$
JTL


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
553 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

KSZ032-033-047>053-067>072-082-083-091>096-098>100-222215-
RUSSELL-LINCOLN-BARTON-ELLSWORTH-SALINE-RICE-MCPHERSON-MARION-CHASE-
RENO-HARVEY-BUTLER-GREENWOOD-WOODSON-ALLEN-KINGMAN-SEDGWICK-HARPER-
SUMNER-COWLEY-ELK-WILSON-NEOSHO-CHAUTAUQUA-MONTGOMERY-LABETTE-
553 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

AREAS OF FOG AND DRIZZLE WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT. THE MAIN HAZARD
TONIGHT IS VISIBILITIES BETWEEN 3 AND 5 MILES...WITH SOME AREAS
DROPPING TO AROUND A MILE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

GUSTY NORTHWESTERLY WINDS WILL RESULT IN A VERY HIGH GRASSLAND
FIRE DANGER TUESDAY AFTERNOON...ALONG AND WEST OF HIGHWAY 14.

SOME RAIN AND SNOW WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION TUESDAY AND LAST
INTO TUESDAY NIGHT. THE PRECIPITATION WILL BE LIGHT AND NO SNOW IS
EXPECTED TO ACCUMULATE. THE ONLY THREAT IS WET ROADS AT THIS
TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TONIGHT.

&&

FOR A GRAPHICAL VERSION OF THIS INFORMATION...SEE OUR
WEBPAGE AT (LOWERCASE) HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/WICHITA/HWO/HWO.PHP

$$

KRC/LAWSON

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
1200 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

OKZ004>048-050>052-TXZ083>090-221800-
HARPER-WOODS-ALFALFA-GRANT-KAY-ELLIS-WOODWARD-MAJOR-GARFIELD-
NOBLE-ROGER MILLS-DEWEY-CUSTER-BLAINE-KINGFISHER-LOGAN-PAYNE-
BECKHAM-WASHITA-CADDO-CANADIAN-OKLAHOMA-LINCOLN-GRADY-MCCLAIN-
CLEVELAND-POTTAWATOMIE-SEMINOLE-HUGHES-HARMON-GREER-KIOWA-JACKSON-
TILLMAN-COMANCHE-STEPHENS-GARVIN-MURRAY-PONTOTOC-COAL-COTTON-
JEFFERSON-CARTER-JOHNSTON-ATOKA-LOVE-MARSHALL-BRYAN-HARDEMAN-
FOARD-WILBARGER-WICHITA-KNOX-BAYLOR-ARCHER-CLAY-
1200 PM CST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN...
WESTERN...CENTRAL...AND SOUTHERN OKLAHOMA...AND WESTERN NORTH
TEXAS.

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

.FOG...
WIDESPREAD FOG IS EXPECTED TONIGHT. VISIBILITIES MAY DROP AS LOW
AS 1/2 MILE IN SOME PLACES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...

.FOG...
FOG WILL DIMINISH MONDAY MORNING.

.WIND...
GUSTY NORTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED MONDAY AND TUESDAY...AND SOUTHWEST
WINDS ARE EXPECTED ON CHRISTMAS DAY.

GET GRAPHICS AND MORE DETAILS AT WEATHER.GOV/NORMAN...AND FOLLOW
OUR WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE ON TWITTER AND FACEBOOK.

$$

CMS

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
612 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

COZ058>089-093>099-221315-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST LAKE COUNTY ABOVE 11000 FT-
LEADVILLE VICINITY/LAKE COUNTY BELOW 11000 FT-
EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY BETWEEN 9000 AND 11000 FT-
CENTRAL CHAFFEE COUNTY BELOW 9000 FT-
WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGE/EAST CHAFFEE COUNTY ABOVE 9000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY WEST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
SAGUACHE COUNTY EAST OF CONTINENTAL DIVIDE BELOW 10000 FT-
LA GARITA MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
UPPER RIO GRANDE VALLEY/EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS BELOW 10000 FT-
EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
DEL NORTE VICINITY/NORTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
ALAMOSA VICINITY/CENTRAL SAN LUIS VALLEY BELOW 8500 FT-
SOUTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 8500 AND 11000 FT-
NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FEET-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 7500 AND 11000 FT-
SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS ABOVE 11000 FT-
NORTHWESTERN FREMONT COUNTY ABOVE 8500 FT-
WESTERN/CENTRAL FREMONT COUNTY BELOW 8500 FT-
WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY BELOW 8500 FEET-
WET MOUNTAINS BETWEEN 6300 AND 10000 FT-
WET MOUNTAINS ABOVE 10000 FT-
TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE ABOVE 7500 FT/PIKES PEAK BETWEEN
7500 AND 11000 FT-PIKES PEAK ABOVE 11000 FT-
CANON CITY VICINITY/EASTERN FREMONT COUNTY-
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/MONUMENT RIDGE/RAMPART RANGE BELOW
7500 FT-
COLORADO SPRINGS VICINITY/SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE
BELOW 7400 FT-PUEBLO AND VICINITY/PUEBLO COUNTY BELOW 6300 FT-
WALSENBURG VICINITY/UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN BELOW 7500 FT-
TRINIDAD VICINITY/WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY BELOW 7500 FT-
CROWLEY COUNTY-LA JUNTA VICINITY/OTERO COUNTY-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-WESTERN KIOWA COUNTY-
EASTERN KIOWA COUNTY-LAS ANIMAS VICINITY/BENT COUNTY-
LAMAR VICINITY/PROWERS COUNTY-SPRINGFIELD VICINITY/BACA COUNTY-
612 AM MST SUN DEC 21 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL...EAST
CENTRAL...SOUTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SNOWFALL WILL INCREASE TODAY ALONG THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE...AND WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THE NIGHT. SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW CAN
BE EXPECTED OVER LAKE AND WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTIES...WITH SEVERAL
INCHES OF ACCUMULATION OVER WESTERN AND NORTHERN SAGUACHE COUNTY.
GENERALLY LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS CAN BE EXPECTED OVER THE EASTERN SAN
JUAN MOUNTAINS...CENTRAL AND EASTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

HEAVY SNOW AND STRONG WINDS...PRODUCING VERY HAZARDOUS TRAVEL ACROSS
THE CONTINENTAL DIVIDE THROUGH THE DAY MONDAY...WILL SLOWLY WIND DOWN
MONDAY NIGHT...AS A STRONG PACIFIC JET STREAM CONTINUES TO TRANSLATE
ACROSS THE ROCKIES. STORM TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 1 TO 2 FEET
REMAIN IN THE OFFING ACROSS THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE EASTERN
SAWATCH AND WESTERN MOSQUITO RANGES WITH OTHER AREAS ALONG THE
CONTINENTAL DIVIDE AND THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF LAKE COUNTY SEEING
SNOWFALL TOTALS OF 5 TO 10 INCHES OR MORE THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT.
SOME WIND DRIVEN SNOWFALL ALSO REMAINS POSSIBLE OVER THE EASTERN
MOUNTAINS AND PLAINS MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...AS A STRONG COLD
FRONT MOVES ACROSS EASTERN COLORADO.

STRONG NORTHERLY WINDS OF 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH
WILL BE POSSIBLE ACROSS THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS AND PLAINS ON
TUESDAY...AS THE STRONG JET STREAM OVERHEAD PUSHES EAST ACROSS
EASTERN COLORADO.

FOR CHRISTMAS DAY AND NIGHT...ANOTHER WEATHER SYSTEM MOVING ACROSS
THE ROCKIES COULD BRING SOME GENERALLY LIGHT SNOWFALL TO THE
AREA. HOWEVER...FORECAST CONFIDENCE REMAINS LOW...AS THE TRACK OF
THIS WEATHER SYSTEM IS STILL UNCERTAIN AT THIS TIME. STAY TUNED TO
YOUR NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO FOR THE LATEST FORECAST
UPDATES ON THIS POTENTIAL CHRISTMAS SNOWFALL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

WEATHER CONDITIONS THAT MEET REPORTING CRITERIA FOR SPOTTERS WILL BE
LIKELY TONIGHT OVER LAKE COUNTY...CHAFFEE COUNTY...WESTERN AND
NORTHERN SAGUACHE COUNTY...THE LA GARITA AND EASTERN SAN JUAN
MOUNTAINS.

$$

28/23

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