Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
930 PM CST SAT FEB 21 2015

CLOUDS INCREASED QUICKLY BY MID DAY AS A STORM SYSTEM CONTINUED TO
APPROACH THE HIGH PLAINS. EARLIER THIS EVENING, LIGHT SNOW WAS
OBSERVED FALLING OVER NORTHWESTERN KANSAS. AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT
MOVING SOUTH ACROSS WESTERN KANSAS, LIGHT RAIN WAS NOTED ACROSS
SOUTHWESTERN KANSAS IN THE WARMER AIR.  HIGH TEMPERATURES TODAY
RANGED FROM THE UPPER 30S IN EASTERN COLORADO TO THE MID AND UPPER
50S IN SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS.

AN UNSETTLED WEATHER PATTERN WILL PERSIST THROUGH SUNDAY AS AN UPPER
LEVEL TROUGH CONTINUES TO DIG INTO THE GREAT BASIN THROUGH SUNDAY.
MEANWHILE, A COLD HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE INTO THE CENTRAL
PLAINS BEHIND THE COLD FRONT MOVING SOUTH ACROSS WESTERN KANSAS.
THIS SYSTEM WILL BLANKET THE HIGH PLAINS WITH A FAIR AMOUNT OF SNOW
AND SOME LOCATIONS ALONG THE COLORADO BORDER COULD SEE THE HIGHEST
AMOUNTS REACHING TO A FOOT IN SOME LOCATIONS. AT LEAST 6 TO 8 INCHES
OF SNOW COULD BE SEEN EAST OF GARDEN CITY WITH LESSER AMOUNTS EAST
OF DODGE CITY. A WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN POSTED FOR WESTERN
KANSAS THROUGH EARLY MONDAY MORNING.

LOWS TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE SINGLE DIGITS IN NORTHEASTERN
COLORADO TO THE MID 20S IN CENTRAL OKLAHOMA. HIGHS ON SUNDAY WILL
RANGE FROM THE TEENS IN NORTHEASTERN COLORADO TO THE MID 20S IN
SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS.

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