Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 130348
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
948 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016 /848 PM MST FRI FEB 12 2016/
Partly cloudy skies ruled southwest Kansas today, while low clouds
blanketed northwest and north central Kansas. Temperatures were
cooler today with highs in the mid to upper 30s in north central
Kansas, and low to mid 40s across the rest of the state.
Upper level high pressure ridging near the Front Range of the
Rockies will move out into the plains and weaken by morning, while
an upper level low pressure trough moves into the Northern Plains
by mid day. Surface high pressure will move from the Great Plains
into the Mississippi River Valley by mid day, as a trough of low
pressure strengthens to the lee of the Rockies. Early morning low
clouds across much of western Kansas and some freezing drizzle in
northwest Kansas will give way to clearing skies and gusty
southerly winds by mid day.
Overnight lows will drop into the 10 to 20 degree range in the
eastern half of Kansas, with low to mid 20s in the western half of
the state. Highs tomorrow will range from the mid 20s in northeast
Kansas, to the low 60s in far southwest Kansas.