Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 261533
Regional Weather Summary for Western Kansas
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
1033 AM CDT MON SEP 26 2016 /933 AM MDT MON SEP 26 2016/
Under clear skies and light winds, temperatures bottomed out this
morning in the mid 30s to lower 40s across most of central and
western Kansas. The lowest reading was 34 degrees at the Syracuse
airport in far western Kansas while Dodge City recorded a low of
39. Medicine Lodge in south central Kansas reported a temperature
of 45 degrees at 8 am. Temperatures were climbing into the 60s
late this morning with continued light winds and clear skies.
A large upper level trough is expected to develop over the Great
Lakes region through Tuesday while an upper level ridge of high
pressure develops across the Rockies and high plains. Surface high
pressure over the western high plains will weaken. Skies are
forecasted to be clear across the region through Tuesday with a
slow warming trend.
Highs today are expected to range from the lower 70s in eastern
Kansas to the upper 70s in northwestern Kansas. Lows tonight will
average in the 45 to 50 degree range across much of the region.
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