Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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Regional Weather Summary for Western Kansas
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
1123 AM CDT Sun Oct 16 2016 /1023 AM MDT Sun Oct 16 2016/

Skies were mostly clear across western Kansas last night. Some
dense fog was present around sunrise across portions of northern
and central Kansas. Visibility dropped to 1/4 mile in Hays for
several hours. Lows ranged from the low to mid 40s in extreme
southwestern Kansas to the low to mid 60s further east into the
central portions of the state.

Strong westerly flow is expected over the Central Plains this
afternoon. At the surface, low pressure will build in western
Kansas. Dry and quiet weather is expected for today. A red flag
warning will be in effect through the afternoon across much of
extreme western Kansas. Conditions will be favorable for fires
with low relative humidity and frequent wind gusts in excess of 20
mph.  Winds will be out of the south at around 10-15 mph today.

Highs today are expected to climb into the low to mid 90s in
eastern Colorado and across Kansas. Lows will range from the upper
40s in eastern Colorado and northwestern Kansas to the low to mid
60s in the eastern portions of the state.


This product will not be produced after 0930 PM 15 November. Any
questions about discontinuation of the Regional Weather Summary in
southwest Kansas can be addressed to Larry Ruthi
( or Jeff Hutton ( at
the National Weather Service in Dodge City. The National Weather
Service also can be reached by telephone at 620-225-6514.


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