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July 2022

FRIDAY JUNE 1, 2022

By |July 1st, 2022|Categories: Emergency Management|

0335L-FRIDAY OUTLOOK AND INFO FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-7/01/22 1- Here is your forecast from the NWS/NORMAN; Today-Sunny, hot with highs around 100. South winds 10 to 15 mph gusting to 20 mph. Tonight-Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the mid-70s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. 2- Very slight chance for a shower if a front pushes far enough south out of Kansas. It’s looking doubtful right now. It will [...]

June 2022

THURSDAY JUNE 30, 2022

By |June 30th, 2022|Categories: Emergency Management|

0400L-THURSDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-6/30/22 1- Here is your forecast from the NWS/NORMAN; Today-Hot with highs in the upper 90s. South winds 15-25 mph. Tonight-Mostly clear. Lows in the mid-60s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. 2- Over the weekend, we will see temps mostly at 100 or higher with a heat index about 3 to 5 degrees above the actual temps, possibly higher. Use EXTREME CAUTION while working outdoors and stay hydrated. These [...]

WEDNESDAY JUNE 29, 2022

By |June 29th, 2022|Categories: Emergency Management|

0350L-WEDNESDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-6/29/22 1- Here is your forecast from the NWS/NORMAN; Wednesday-Sunny. Highs in the lower 90s. South winds 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday Night-Clear. Lows in the mid-60s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph 2- Warm temps and a little wind will be the main weather items for the next few days then a chance for rain through the weekend. Next week, the HEAT DOME returns and temps will average around [...]

JUNE 28, 2022

By |June 28th, 2022|Categories: Emergency Management|

0415L-TUESDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-6/28/22 1-Here is your forecast from the NWS/NORMAN; Today-Sunny. Highs in the upper 80s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. Tonight-Clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph. 2-Concerning fireworks. It’s illegal to fire them off of a county road. Here is the STATE LAW; FIREWORKS- TITLE 68, Article 16-Fireworks, Section 1627- It shall be unlawful to explode or ignite fireworks within five hundred feet of [...]

MONDAY JUNE 27, 2022

By |June 27th, 2022|Categories: Emergency Management|

0320L-MONDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT- 6/27/22 1- MILD weather for the next several days as we slowly warm back up through the week. Remember that it is summertime and a cool down like this is welcome. Unfortunately, it won’t last very long. Colder weather will hang around longer in 3 to 4 months. Hang in there! 2- Here is your forecast from the NWS/NORMAN; Today-Mostly sunny. Highs in the lower 80s. Northeast winds 5 [...]

SUNDAY JUNE 26, 2022

By |June 26th, 2022|Categories: Emergency Management|

0310L-SUNDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-6/26/22 1- Showers and thunderstorms will affect the area this morning. If any storms go severe, it would be due to WINDS and possibly hail. Cooler air is coming along with the rain at the time of this typing, 0250L, so we’ll see what we receive. 2- Here is your forecast from the NWS/NORMAN; Today-Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and thunderstorms this morning, then mostly sunny this afternoon. [...]

SATURDAY JUNE 25, 2022

By |June 25th, 2022|Categories: Emergency Management|

0340L-SATURDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-6/25/2022 1- HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1PM UNTIL 8PM THIS EVENING. We could see the heat index reach 105 today. We are also in a MARGINAL THUNDERSTORM RISK area for strong to severe storms later this afternoon into the evening hours as a cold front pushes into the area. If storms occur, damaging winds and hail would be our main threats. 2- COOLER temps will be the main feature [...]

FRIDAY JUNE 24, 2022

By |June 24th, 2022|Categories: Emergency Management|

0310L-FRIDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-6/24/22 1-Here is your forecast from the NWS/NORMAN; Today-Sunny, hot with highs around 103. South winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. Tonight-Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 70s. South winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. 2- HOT, but a cool down is coming late Saturday evening and temps will drop into the 80s through mid-week. Overnight lows will be in [...]

THURSDAY JUNE 23, 2022

By |June 23rd, 2022|Categories: Emergency Management|

0407L-THURSDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-6/23/22 1- A few more HOT days then we cool off a little. The front that affected the area yesterday will wash out today and no thunderstorms are expected later this afternoon. Just the heat, This weekend, we will have a stronger cold front push in giving us a chance for more rain but we can ALSO expect cooler air. We expect this front Saturday night into Sunday morning and [...]

WEDNESDAY JUNE 22, 2022

By |June 22nd, 2022|Categories: Emergency Management|

0322L-WEDNESDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT- 6/22/22 1- MARGINAL RISK FOR SEVERE WEATHER LATER THIS AFTERNOON & EVENING. TIMING IS ROUGHLY FROM 3 UNTIL 10 PM. If storms occur, damaging wind gusts 60-80 mph along with some quarter size hail are possible. Per SPC guidance, storms should initiate in Southwest Kansas and NW Oklahoma and slowly move eastward. Where that line actually may be will be known when storms form. Most likely in the MARGINAL [...]

TUESDAY JUNE 21, 2022

By |June 21st, 2022|Categories: Emergency Management|

0323L-TUESDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-6-21/22 1- HOT & HUMID WEATHER CONTINUES. There is a chance for rain, which if it happens will just make the humidity worse. There is a cold front that will be working its way south through Kansas today and is expected to possibly reach us sometime later this afternoon or evening. IF THIS HAPPENS, there may be a thunderstorm or two in the area. We’ll wait and see if it [...]

MONDAY JUNE 20, 2022

By |June 20th, 2022|Categories: Emergency Management|

0335L-MONDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-6/20/22 1- First off, here is your forecast from the NWS/NORMAN; Today-Sunny. Highs in the mid-90s. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Tonight-Mostly clear. Lows in the mid-70s. South winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. 2- The HEAT continues so take the proper precautions while working outdoors. 3- A cold front will push towards the area later on Tuesday [...]

SUNDAY JUNE 19, 2022

By |June 19th, 2022|Categories: Emergency Management|

0325L-SUNDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-6/19/22 1- Here is your forecast from the NWS/NORMAN; Today-Mostly sunny with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent. Tonight-Mostly clear. Lows in the mid-70s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. 2- Per the rain chances, chances are low but if any [...]

SATURDAY JUNE 18, 2022

By |June 18th, 2022|Categories: Emergency Management|

0320L-SATURDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-6/18/22 1- Here is your forecast from the NWS/NORMAN; Saturday-Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 101. South southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Saturday Night-Mostly clear, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. 2- The upper level ridge holds on to keep the temps [...]

FRIDAY JUNE 17, 2022

By |June 17th, 2022|Categories: Emergency Management|

0330L-FRIDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-6/17/22 1-The HEAT will continue. There are indications that rain could occur “around” mid-week but those chances are very low at this time per guidance. Keep in mind that we will get colder in about 4-6 months. 2- HERE IS YOUR FORECAST FROM THE NWS/NORMAN; Friday-Sunny, hot with highs around 101. South winds 5 to 10 mph. Friday Night-Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 70s. Southeast winds 10 to 15 [...]

THURSDAY JUNE 16, 2022

By |June 16th, 2022|Categories: Emergency Management|

0320L-THURSDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-6/16/22 HEAT ADVISORY in effect from 1pm until 7pm. Use extreme caution and stay properly hydrated. 1- Per forecast guidance, the heat will remain for the foreseeable future. 2- Here is your forecast from the NWS/NORMAN; Today-Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 90s. South winds 15 to 20 mph. Heat index values up to 107 this afternoon. Tonight-Mostly clear. Humid with lows in the lower 70s. South winds 15 to [...]

WEDNESDAY JUNE 15, 2022

By |June 15th, 2022|Categories: Emergency Management|

0415L-WEDNESDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-6/15/22 1- There is a LOW chance for thunderstorms later this evening as a weak front pushes into the area. There really isn’t any major lifting mechanisms in place but HEAT may cause just enough lift to get one going. We’ll see what happens. 2- Overall, it will be generally hot and windy again today so take the proper precautions and drink plenty of fluids, take breaks, and eat good [...]

TUESDAY JUNE 14, 2022

By |June 14th, 2022|Categories: Emergency Management|

0315L-TUESDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-6/14/22 1- HOT, HOT, HOT. This pretty much sums it up. 2- Here is your forecast from the NWS/NORMAN; Today-Sunny, windy with highs in the upper 90s. South winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Tonight-Mostly clear in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Breezy with lows in the upper 70s. South winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. NWS Graphics weren’t [...]

MONDAY JUNE 13, 2022

By |June 13th, 2022|Categories: Emergency Management|

0315L-MONDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-6/13/22 Here is your forecast from the NWS/NORMAN; Today-Sunny, breezy, hot with highs around 102. South winds 15-25 mph. Tonight-Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 70s. South winds 15-20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph. 1- THE HEAT CONTINUES so take the appropriate precautions to stay hydrated and take breaks as needed to stay cool. The wind is usually our friend when humidity is higher but it’s more like [...]

SUNDAY JUNE 12, 2022

By |June 12th, 2022|Categories: Emergency Management|

0250L-SUNDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-6/12/22 1-HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY UNTIL 7PM THIS EVENING. 2- Here is your forecast from the NWS/NORMAN; Sunday-Sunny and hot, with a high near 102. Heat index values as high as 107. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Sunday Night-Increasing clouds, with a low around 81. South wind 15 [...]

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