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Decision Weather: April 19th:
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Today another a trough advances through from the northwest with a cold Arctic frontal passage that will turn winds to the northeast gusting to 35-40 mph. As temperatures fall below freezing rain will transition to 1”-3” of wet snow this evening and overnight.   Snow ends by Tuesday morning and trough moves eastward resulting in near record morning and overnight lows around 20 and cold northwest winds.   A quiet weather pattern will persist the rest of the week with cooler air over the central US.  Below normal daytime temperatures in the 45–65-degree range and lows below freezing.  Warmer more spring like weather and ridging will arrive for the weekend. 

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Events Around the Colby Area

In Colby:
Rusty Bucket Revival Night
The Sons of the American Legion are hosting the 2nd annual Rusty Bucket Revival Night featuring Jimmy Dee and the Fabulous Destinations on Saturday, April 24 from 8 to 11 p.m. at the American Legion Post #363, 1850 West 4th, Colby. Advance tickets are $20.00 per couple and $15.00 single. text or call (785) 443-1356 or (785) 443-0110 to buy tickets as they will be more expensive at the door. For more information, contact Commander, Ron Donley, 785-269-7187.

The Prairie Museum of Art and History is having a May Day basket making event on Saturday, April 24 from 2 to 4 p.m. and Sunday, April 25 from 2 to 4 p.m. his is a family event and the baskets are being made for the residents at the Prairie Senior Center and Colby Health and rehab. baskets will be delivered on May 1st to the residents. The event is free and snacks and refreshments will be provided. Please RSVP by April 21 by calling (785)360-4590.

The Great Oasis Cookoff

Colby Community College Events

CCC Softball Schedule *Update: Cancelled due to weather*
Colby Community College's softball team is having a doubleheader against Pratt Community College on Tuesday, April 20 at 2 p.m. at the Carl Adams Field on campus.

CCC Baseball Schedule
Colby Community College's baseball team is having a doubleheader against Cloud County Community College on Thursday, April 22 at 1 p.m. at the Young Memorial Field.

CCC Art Walk
The Colby Community College art department will host the 10th annual Spring Art Walk on Friday, April 23, from 5 to 8:30 p.m. along Franklin Avenue in downtown Colby. Art and activities will span 19 locations, with many pieces available for purchase. The show will feature works by professional artists and student creations from CCC and area K-12 public and private schools.

Vocal concert held outside


Chelsea is Curious

 In case you don't know Chelsea- she joins you every weekday from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. on "Superhits 106" KYVZ. 

Growing up in mountains, life was a little different in the summer (and every other season for that matter) than it is out here in northwest Kansas. And while she's lived out here for Some time- she's curious about you!

Send your answers to these questions to kyvzatwood@gmail.com so she may share with other listeners! (If you don't want your answers shared- please specify in the e-mail.)

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  • What are some of your favorite summer traditions?
  • Do you have a go-to genre of music or playlist for family gatherings?
  • What is your favorite summer memory as a child?
  • Where did/do you and your family travel?
  • What's your favorite meal for warm weather?
You can answer some or all of these questions! Or make up your own! 

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Events Around the Atwood Area

In Atwood:
Kindergarten Round Up
Rawlins County USD #105 Kindergarten Round Up will be held on Friday, April 30th at 10:00 a.m. in the elementary school library. Parents are asked to bring their kindergarten student with them at this time. If you have any questions please call Susie McCain at (785) 626-3217.

Blood Drive in Atwood
Atwood Community Blood Drive- Wednesday, April 21st from 12:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Columbian Hall. Make an appointment today by visiting www.redcrossblood.org!

Atwood Rotary Club Fundraiser
We're excited about our latest fundraiser because you don't have to buy Anything! We're collecting gently worn, used and new shoes to raise money for our scholarships, grants and community projects. Not only do you help us, but the shoes also get a second life with those in need. It's a double donation!


Neil Diamond Tribute in St. Francis

WPAA Neil Diamond Tribute April 25th
A Neil Diamond Tribute is a broadway style production featuring 12-time Branson Show award winner Keith Allynn as he unveils the story of Diamond’s life through Diamond’s own songs. Quick change magic, a unique salute toe veterans and Diamond’s top hits round out this romantic comedy, making it a must see for audiences of all ages. The St. Francis Community High School auditorium, 100 S. College, St. Francis, is venue for this Western Plains Arts Association show Sunday, April 25 at 3 p.m. CDT. Admission by WPAA season ticket or at the gate $10 adults, $5 students.