Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 181625
Regional Weather Summary for Western Kansas
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
1125 AM CDT Tue Oct 18 2016 /1025 AM MDT Tue Oct 18 2016/
It was a cool morning across western Kansas following the cold
front passage yesterday evening. Temperatures ranged from the mid
30s along the far west central Kansas border with Colorado to the
upper 50s across far south central Kansas. Winds were generally
light from the north at 5 to 10 mph early this morning under a
clear sky. By late morning, temperatures ranged from the mid 50s
to the mid 60s with continued north wind.
A zonal jet stream pattern continued across much of the country
with a small upper level disturbance moving across the Pacific
Northwest into the Northern Rockies. At the surface, high pressure
extended from Wyoming into the High Plains of eastern Colorado,
western Kansas, and western Nebraska. This high pressure at the
surface will shift east across Nebraska through the day.
Temperatures this afternoon will top out from the upper 60s over
northwest Kansas to the mid 70s across south central Kansas. No
precipitation is forecast in the continued zonal flow pattern.
Winds will be fairly light the rest of the day and into the
evening as the high pressure area moves east across the Central
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questions about discontinuation of the Regional Weather Summary in
southwest Kansas can be addressed to Larry Ruthi
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the National Weather Service in Dodge City. The National Weather
Service also can be reached by telephone at 620-225-6514.