Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 100215
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
915 PM CDT SUN MAR 09 2014
A few high clouds moved into northwest Kansas this afternoon, as the
low pressure trough in eastern Colorado slowly advanced into
northwest Kansas by late this afternoon. Southwest winds helped
warmer temperatures to take hold in western Kansas, with highs
ranging from the upper 50s in southeast Kansas, to the upper 60s to
mid 70s in western Kansas and eastern Colorado.
Upper level high pressure ridging across the Central Plains will be
suppressed south tomorrow as a vigorous upper level low pressure
trough advances into the Northern Rockies. Surface low pressure
troughing will remain in eastern Colorado through tomorrow, with a
cold front approaching northwest Kansas tomorrow night. Little
active weather is expected across Kansas for the next 24 hours, with
temperatures rising to well above normal across all of the state.
Low temperatures tonight will drop into the mid to upper 30s across
most of Kansas, with low 30s in eastern Colorado and far southwest
Kansas. Highs tomorrow will reach into the low 70s in eastern and
northwest Kansas, with mid to upper 70s across the central and
southwest parts of the state.