A Large Cold Swing Coming

• High Fire Danger this weekend with some locations reaching record highs. Red Flag Warnings are currently out to cover the threat.

• Will see a VERY LARGE TEMPERATURE DROP behind an anomalously strong cold front for this time of year Monday into Tuesday.

• Precipitation will start out as rain Monday, and turn into snow across most locations overnight. A rain/snow mix is expected across portions of the western Nebraska Panhandle, including the North Platte River Basin, extending into far eastern Wyoming.

• Very low confidence in amounts we may accumulate. We do expect the first of the snow to melt onto lingering warm surfaces.

Hazards: Cold overnight temperatures both Tuesday and Wednesday
mornings. May need to protect area gardens and crops.

Timing & Duration: Precipitation will begin as rain Monday afternoon and
evening as the cold front drops in from the north and moves south. Looking for a switch to a snow overnight across most of southeast Wyoming; a rain-snow mix is expected across most portions of the western Nebraska Panhandle and the North Platte River Basin. Precip will turn back to rain as temperatures warm above freezing Tuesday, ending by the evening.

Impacts: High confidence in low temperatures ushering in widespread frost and a likely end to the growing season.

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