Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 141706
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
1155 AM CDT MON APR 14 2014
There was 3.0 inches of snow reported at several locations including
Bucklin, 3 miles south southwest of Haviland, 8 miles southwest of
Jetmore, and Richfield. The peak snow amount was 4 inches 10 miles
south of Garden City. The highest reported wind gusts included 41
mph in Dodge City and 42 mph in both Garden City and Medicine Lodge.
Overnight low temperatures were in the mid 20s to around 30 degrees.
An intense upper level storm system across New Mexico, the Texas
Panhandle and western Kansas will move east across Oklahoma today
and into the Mississippi River Valley by noon Tuesday. Cold surface
high pressure will move southeast today. A trough of low pressure is
expected to form in the lee of the Colorado Rockies late tonight.
In the aftermath of the morning snowstorm, afternoon high
temperatures will warm into the lower 40s in Nebraska, the mid 40s
in Kansas and the lower 50s in both southwest Oklahoma and the Texas
Panhandle. Overnight low temperatures are expected in the lower 20s
in Nebraska, northwest Kansas and in the northwest Texas Panhandle.