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04-22-2013 12:22 PM - edited 04-22-2013 02:08 PM
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
1022 AM CDT MON APR 22 2013
...A HARD FREEZE IS EXPECTED TONIGHT ALONG WITH STRONG WINDS...
.A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL CROSS WESTERN KANSAS THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING...RESULTING IN TEMPERATURES WELL BELOW FREEZING OVERNIGHT
AND TUESDAY MORNING ALONG WITH STRONG NORTH WINDS OF 30 TO
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WAKEENEY...CEDAR BLUFF RESERVOIR...
HAYS...ELLIS...SCOTT CITY...DIGHTON...NESS CITY...LA CROSSE...
RUSH CENTER...SYRACUSE...LAKIN...DEERFIELD...GARDEN CITY...
COLDWATER...PROTECTION...MEDICINE LODGE...KIOWA...SUN CITY
1022 AM CDT MON APR 22 2013 /922 AM MDT MON APR 22 2013/
...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM CDT /5 PM MDT/ THIS
EVENING TO 1 PM CDT /NOON MDT/ TUESDAY...
...HARD FREEZE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ THIS
EVENING TO 11 AM CDT /10 AM MDT/ TUESDAY...
...FREEZE WARNING IS CANCELLED...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY HAS ISSUED A HARD
FREEZE WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ THIS
EVENING TO 11 AM CDT /10 AM MDT/ TUESDAY.
* TIMING...STARTING AFTER 6 PM WEST OF A HAYS TO DODGE CITY AND
LIBERAL LINE... THEN BY 10 PM TO MIDNIGHT FOR THE REST OF
SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS.
* WINDS...NORTH 30 TO 40 MPH.
* TEMPERATURE...23 TO 28 DEGREES. WIND CHILL AS LOW AS 6 DEGREES
* IMPACTS...THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE
VEGETATION. PLANTS NORMALLY LEFT OUTDOORS SHOULD BE COVERED OR
BROUGHT INSIDE AWAY FROM THE COLD. STRONG WINDS CAN MAKE
A HARD FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE
IMMINENT OR HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND
OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.
WINDS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR
HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.
04-22-2013 12:48 PM
04-22-2013 01:09 PM - edited 04-22-2013 01:09 PM
sw let me know about more details of forecast on my 7 day station forecast, so i thought i'd highlight the warnings from NOAA.
So you think you'll miss precip entirely?
04-22-2013 07:41 PM - edited 04-22-2013 07:45 PM
well i guess you'll just have to settle for seeing me on here...don't think i'm ready for tv yet.
IMO those "personalities" are more in the show biz, ....the trend there is moving away from the actual science, raw data and truth of the weather to a shiney looking, smeared over version --the objective being attracting more money from ad dollars by shooting for the less-conscious minded audience when it comes to weather.
you know better than i, these farmers are probably better than 99.99% than anyone else who calls themselves by that title.
also, this post was a direct response to sw from his description of "the feel" and details of what is REALLY coming there way.
he let me know that i was missing some important details of what it's gonna feel like on the ground when this mother comes in and i appreciate that.
mother nature's a pretty largess lady--- i dig that, and have much respect/regard for her!