Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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AWUS83 KDDC 270248 CCA

845 PM CST THU NOV 26 2015 /745 PM MST THU NOV 26 2015/

Cold north winds continued across western Kansas this afternoon
and this evening, gusting over 30 mph at times. Widespread winter
precipitation, a mixture of freezing rain, sleet and snow, spread
across western Kansas during the afternoon and early evening
hours. This band of precipitation had since shifted to central
Kansas, with only a few light snow showers remaining across
western Kansas this evening. Colder air continued to filter into
Kansas, with temperatures falling into the mid 20s. Wind chill
factors were as low as 10 degrees.

Many roadways are slick and hazardous this evening. Areas of ice
will continue on roadways, and motorists are advised to use
caution traveling.

After a temporary break of dry weather this evening, an additional
round of light snow is expected late tonight through Friday morning.
Snowfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are expected overnight through
Friday morning, with the heaviest snow amounts expected over SW
through central Kansas. Strong gusty north winds will continue,
creating areas of blowing snow and reduced visibility tonight and
early Friday.

Snow showers will taper off across Kansas from west to east on
Friday. Western Kansas will be unseasonably cold on Friday, with
readings remaining well below freezing in the teens and 20s. North
winds will continue to create uncomfortable wind chill factors
under cloudy skies.


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