Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 041725
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
1125 AM CST THU FEB 4 2016 /1025 AM MST THU FEB 4 2016/
Skies were mostly clear overnight across western Kansas. There was
still complete snow cover north of the Arkansas River from
Coolidge to Dodge City and north of a Dodge City to Larned line.
Snow depths of 11 inches were reported from Wakeeney into
northwestern Kansas with a 15 inch report at Oberlin. Low
temperatures in the snow covered areas were in the single digits.
The remainder of western Kansas saw lows in the teens.
A weak upper level ridge will move east across the Central Plains
later this afternoon and evening before an upper level trough
moves into the far western high plains late tonight. Surface high
pressure in the Central Plains will shift into the eastern portion
of the plains tonight, while a surface trough develops in the
western high plains. A slight warming trend will continue this
afternoon across the region under plenty of sunshine. Light snow
is expected to develop tonight in the Central High Plains. The
highest snowfall amounts will be only a half inch in parts of
western Nebraska. Increasing clouds can be expected for the
remainder of the region.
High temperatures this afternoon will range from the upper 20s in
south central Nebraska to the lower 50s in central Oklahoma.
Western Kansas will see highs in the mid to upper 30s in the snow
covered areas to the mid 40s near the Oklahoma border. Lows
tonight will range from the teens in the snow covered areas to the
upper 20s in central Oklahoma.