Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 171601
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
1100 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014
Mostly cloudy skies across western Kansas overnight thickened and
lowered early this morning, with light rain developing across much
of southwest Kansas. Precipitation amounts remain light this
morning, with amounts primarily a tenth of an inch or less, with a
few locations reporting almost a quarter of an inch in eastern
Colorado and far western Kansas. Low temperatures overnight ranged
from the upper 20s to low 30s in northeast Colorado and northwest
Kansas, to the low 40s in south central and southeast Kansas.
An upper level low pressure trough in far western Kansas will move
east across the state today, and into Missouri by tonight, with
surface high pressure ridging building across the Central Plains. A
surface trough of low pressure will then develop along the lee of
the Rockies tomorrow. Rain will come to an end across southwest
Kansas by early this afternoon, with skies clearing this evening.
Temperatures will remain below normal today, but return to near or
slightly above normal tomorrow.
High temperatures today will range from the low 50s in eastern
Kansas, to the upper 50s in western Kansas and eastern Colorado.
Lows tonight will drop into the mid to upper 30s from eastern Kansas
through eastern Colorado.