Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 291735
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
1135 AM CST SUN NOV 29 2015 /1035 AM MST SUN NOV 29 2015/
Freezing rain moved northeast across south central Kansas Saturday
evening and early this morning. Precipitation amounts in this area
ranged anywhere from several hundredths of an inch to around half
an inch. The remainder of western Kansas saw some patchy freezing
drizzle overnight with light snow near the Colorado border in west
central Kansas. Low clouds continued across the area with low
temperatures in the 20s.
An upper level low pressure system will move out of the Great
Basin Region and into the Central and Northern Rockies tonight.
Surface high pressure in the Central Plains will weaken as a
surface low moves into the Southern High Plains by late tonight.
Winter weather advisories were in effect mainly for tonight into
Monday from northwestern and north central Kansas into central
Nebraska. Anywhere from 3 to 5 inches of snow can be expected from
northwest Kansas to central Nebraska. Around an inch of snow could
extend as far south as the Dodge City area. More freezing rain can
be expected this afternoon as winter storm and ice storm warnings
were in effect from the Hutchinson and Salina areas into the
Manhattan and Emporia areas. The precipitation is expected to come
to end across all of Kansas by Monday evening.
High temperatures this afternoon will range from the mid and upper
20s in the Central High Plains to the mid 30s from Amarillo to
Oklahoma City. Lows tonight will range from the teens in parts of
western Nebraska and eastern Colorado to the mid 30s in central