Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 081701
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
1101 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016 /1001 AM MST MON FEB 8 2016/
Clear skies covered western Kansas overnight after mid level
clouds moved out during the evening hours. Winds remained gusty
through the night with sustained winds of around 20mph overnight
before increasing through the morning. Low temperatures fell to
the mid to upper 20s across eastern Colorado and western Kansas,
with some isolated locations only slipping to the low 30s.
A surface high pressure will build today along the border between eastern
Colorado and western Kansas as an upper level ridge slowly creeps
to the east into the Plains. Very windy conditions will continue
through the day today with gusts approaching 40mph from the
northwest with the highest winds occurring east of highway 283.
The winds will begin to weaken through the evening hours.
Highs today will climb into the upper 30s and lower 40s across
eastern Colorado and western Kansas. Lows tonight will range from
the low to mid 20s in eastern Colorado and Kansas to the upper 20s
and lower 30s in Oklahoma and northern Texas.