Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 050330
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
930 PM CST TUE MAR 4 2014
As the Arctic airmass scoured out early today, warmer temperatures
took a large bite out of the current snowpack across southwestern
Kansas. Highs today ranged from the mid 60s in northwestern Kansas
to the mid 30s in the snow covered areas of south central Kansas.
An upper level trough moving into the Central Rockies will become
more defined as it moves into the Central Plains. Meanwhile, as lee
side troughing at the surface pushes further east tonight, another
cold front will sweep across western Kansas by Wednesday morning.
Another shot of snow is expected to develop across western Kansas
overnight and into Wednesday morning. Snow amounts are expected to
stay around 1 inch. However, an isolated 2 inch report would not be
out of the question. In the meantime, some patchy freezing fog is
expected after midnight. Some light freezing rain or drizzle may
also be possible tonight and again Wednesday afternoon.
Lows tonight are expected to drop into the mid 20s in the Central
Plains. Highs on Wednesday will range from the upper 40s in
northeastern Colorado to the lower and mid 30s in southwestern and