Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 161612
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
1110 AM CDT SUN MAR 16 2014
Cold temperatures, gusty winds, and low clouds were the rule across
most of western and central Kansas overnight. Low temperatures were
in the upper 20s to low 30s in northern and western Kansas, with mid
30s in southeast Kansas and northeast Oklahoma.
Upper level high pressure ridging building across the Central and
Northern Plains today will be suppressed south tonight into
tomorrow, as an upper level low pressure trough approaches the
Northern Plains. Surface high pressure ridging extending from the
Great Lakes southwest through the Central Plains will sag south
tonight as low pressure troughing strengthens along the lee of the
Rockies, and a warm front and low pressure system moves into the
Dakotas. Winds and clouds will slowly diminish today across
southwest Kansas, with temperatures remaining on the cool side.
High temperatures today will range from the low 40s in eastern
Kansas, to the mid 50s in far western Kansas and eastern Colorado.
Lows tonight will drop into the low to mid 20s in the eastern half
of Kansas, with upper 20s to low 30s in the western half of the