Windy and chilly Thursday!

Cheryl Sanders
January 14, 2021

A National Weather Service Hazardous Weather Outlook has been issued for Marshall County and the surrounding area.

Tonight's Forecast: After the warmest day of 2021 so far, strong and gusty winds will be the big story tonight across Southern Colorado as a strong cold front pushes through the area.

Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly and become very hard or impossible to control, NWS noted.

Morning temps will drop into the upper 20s and low 30s for your Thursday but the winds will be on the increase.

The snowfall amount for Marshall County, Thursday through Friday is 2 to 6 inches along with wind gusts of 30 to 45 miles per hour. Travel could be hard, especially for high profile vehicles traveling on east to west roadways. Light snow will be possible Thursday night into Friday morning across north-central Nebraska. Southwest winds will reach up to about 15 miles per hour.

"Exercise caution and keep clear of power lines", the alert stated. Thursday's forecast will be windy and colder, with a High Wind Warning in effect for the Front Range foothills.

On Thursday and Friday, more snow is expected, along with strong wind gusts creating hazardous travel conditions. Even during the relative lulls, wind gusts up to 45 miles per hour will be possible.

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