Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 051723
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
1123 AM CST FRI FEB 5 2016 /1023 AM MST FRI FEB 5 2016/
Clouds increased across western Kansas during the overnight hours.
Some light snow fell in the northwest early this morning but there
was very little in the way of accumulation. Low temperatures were
in the teens in the snow covered areas with lower and mid 20s
An upper level trough will exit the Central Plains tonight as
upper level ridge begins to build into the region. A surface ridge
of high pressure extending from the central Rockies to the Central
Plains will weaken later tonight. Clouds are expected to decrease
this afternoon and tonight from west to east. Temperatures will be
near or a little warmer than they were on Thursday.
High temperatures this afternoon will range from the mid 30s in
the snow covered area of the Central Plains to the mid 50s in
central Oklahoma. Highs in southwestern Kansas will be in the
lower to mid 40s south of the snow pack. Lows tonight will range
from the upper single digits in parts of southwestern Nebraska and
southeastern Colorado to around 30 in central Oklahoma. Lows in
southwestern Kansas will be in the teens to lower 20s.