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
922 PM CST WED FEB 25 2015

A COLD FRONT HAD MOVED QUICKLY THROUGH WESTERN KANSAS BY THIS
EVENING WITH THE COLDER AIR LAGGING BEHIND.  WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT
WERE OUT OF THE NORTH AT 25 TO 30 MPH GUSTING TO BETWEEN 40 AND 45
MPH.  LOW CLOUDS HAD ALSO MOVED INTO THE AREA BEHIND THE FRONT.
HIGH TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON RANGED FROM AROUND 60 IN SOUTH
CENTRAL KANSAS TO THE MID 40S IN NORTHWEST KANSAS.

EARLY THIS EVENING THE FRONT EXTENDED FROM NEAR KANSAS CITY TO
NORTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA TO THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE TEXAS
PANHANDLE.  THE FRONT WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE SOUTHEAST TONIGHT.
STRONG ARCTIC HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS
TONIGHT AND THURSDAY.  MUCH COLDER AIR WILL FILTER INTO THE REGION
BEHIND THE FRONT TONIGHT AND THURSDAY.  LIGHT SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP IN THE FAR WESTERN HIGH PLAINS TONIGHT FROM THE NEBRASKA
PANHANDLE SOUTHWARD ACROSS EASTERN COLORADO INTO THE WESTERN PORTION
OF THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES.  THE SNOW WILL CONTINUE IN
THIS AREA ON THURSDAY.  NORTHERLY WINDS WILL BE BLUSTERY TONIGHT
BEFORE SETTLING DOWN THURSDAY.  MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES CAN BE EXPECTED
FOR THE WESTERN HIGH PLAINS, WHILE THE EAST WILL SEE DECREASING
CLOUDS ON THURSDAY.

LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM AROUND ZERO IN NORTH
CENTRAL NEBRASKA TO THE LOWER 20S IN CENTRAL OKLAHOMA.  HIGHS
THURSDAY WILL RANGE FROM THE LOWER TEENS IN NORTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA
TO THE LOWER 30S IN CENTRAL OKLAHOMA.

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LEE


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