Regional Weather Summary
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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
1128 AM CDT MON MAR 23 2015

A COLD FRONT MOVED THROUGH SOUTHWESTERN KANSAS SUNDAY EVENING AND
EARLY THIS MORNING.  WINDS WERE NORTHEAST AT 15 TO 20 MPH BEHIND THE
FRONT.  SOME MID AND HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS HAD SPREAD INTO WESTERN
KANSAS FROM THE WEST OVERNIGHT.  LOW TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM 30
DEGREES AT HILL CITY TO 47 DEGREES AT MEDICINE LODGE.

LATE THIS MORNING THE FRONT HAD STALLED OUT AND EXTENDED FROM THE
NORTHERN TEXAS PANHANDLE ACROSS NORTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA INTO
SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS.  THE FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE BACK NORTH AS A
WARM FRONT INTO SOUTHERN KANSAS THIS AFTERNOON NEAR THE OKLAHOMA
BORDER, WHILE A DRY LINE MOVES INTO THE EASTERN PORTION OF THE TEXAS
AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES.  AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE IS EXPECTED TO
MOVE INTO THE WESTERN HIGH PLAINS LATE TONIGHT.  ABOVE NORMAL
TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS,
ESPECIALLY SOUTH OF THE FRONT.  AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM OR TWO MAY
DEVELOP ALONG THE DRY LINE LATER THIS AFTERNOON.  THE BETTER CHANCE
FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE TONIGHT MAINLY IN CENTRAL AND
EASTERN KANSAS.  THERE WILL BE A POSSIBILITY OF SEVERE WEATHER.

HIGH TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON NORTH OF THE FRONT WILL BE IN THE
MID 60S TO LOWER 70S.  HIGHS IN THE TEXAS PANHANDLE WILL BE IN THE
MID 80S.  LOWS TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 30S IN THE CENTRAL
HIGH PLAINS TO THE UPPER 50S IN CENTRAL OKLAHOMA.

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LEE


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