This Sunday marked a noteworthy date in Kiowa County weather history. December 29, 2006, 28 inches of snow fell at Sheridan Lake in a 24-hour period. That is the record one-day snowfall for the county. This is also the record for a two-day snowfall.
The most snow to ever fall in Kiowa County in a three-day time span was 32 inches at Haswell November 5, 1946.
No snow in the forecast for next week as we go into a warming trend with drier weather.
New Year's Eve and New Year's Day are looking fair to partly cloudy, with highs in the 40s and lows in the teens.
A mix of wintery weather will impact much of eastern Colorado for the final weekend of 2019.
A post-Christmas snow storm is expected to impact travel conditions in Colorado Friday into Saturday.
We have another week of uneventful weather across Kiowa County in the forecast. Nothing above a 10% chance of precipitation during the next seven days.
Sunday is looking partly sunny and 62 degrees.
By Christmas Eve, we are expecting conditions to be mostly cloudy, with a high in the low 50s. Look for partly sunny skies and highs in the upper 40s for Christmas Day.
Cool temperatures and mostly dry is the forecast for the week between Christmas and New Year's, with highs in the 40s and lows in the upper teens.
Look for a round of snow for Kiowa County from Saturday night through Sunday night with some accumulation expected.
It will be colder Monday and Tuesday, with temperatures dropping into the single digits Monday night, and the teens Tuesday night.
Better weather returns for Wednesday through Friday with partly sunny skies and temperatures rebounding into the 40s.
We have no significant precipitation in our 5-day forecast for Kiowa County. The nights are going to be cold, with lows in the upper teens for most areas in the coming week.
The coldest afternoon is expected to be Monday with only 40 degrees, then climbing to 50 for Wednesday through Friday.
Looking at the extended forecast from December 14-20, I don't see any major precipitation for us, but it does look colder starting December 16, with highs only in the 30s.
Precipitation for the month of November finished with 0.16 at Eads, and Sheridan Lake reporting 0.38