Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 120227
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
925 PM CDT TUE MAR 11 2014
Winds of 35 to 40 mph with gusts to around 60 mph affected much of
southwest Kansas this afternoon, with blowing dust briefly reducing
visibilities significantly in some areas. Low clouds moved south
into central and western Kansas by mid afternoon, resulting in
mostly cloudy skies across the region. Temperatures fell throughout
the afternoon, after reaching highs ranging from the upper 40s in
northwest Kansas, to the upper 70s in southeast Kansas.
Northwest flow aloft will persist across the Northern and Central
Plains through tomorrow, while surface high pressure builds over the
Central and Southern Plains. Little active weather is expected
across western Kansas through tomorrow, with winds, although still
gusty and from the north, will not be nearly as strong as today.
Temperatures will remain below normal tonight and tomorrow.
Low temperatures tonight will drop into the upper 20s across western
Kansas, with upper 20s to low 30s across the eastern half of the
state. Highs tomorrow will only be in the upper 40s in northeast
Kansas, with low 50s across the rest of the state.