Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 111547
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
947 AM CST THU FEB 11 2016 /847 AM MST THU FEB 11 2016/
Mostly clear skies covered western Kansas overnight and into the
morning today. Westerly winds shifted to the north and weakened
during the overnight hours. Lows fell to the upper 20s and lower
30s across eastern Colorado and western Kansas.
Northwest flow will continue over the Central Plains today as an
upper level ridge remains stationary over the Rocky Mountains. At
the surface the pressure will drop through the day as a low
pressure builds in northwest New Mexico. Temperatures today will
not be as high as yesterday as winds stay lighter than they were
yesterday. Clear weather is expected again today, with little
chances for precipitation through the weekend.
Highs today will range from the mid to upper 60s in southeastern
Colorado and southwestern Kansas to the upper 50s and lower 60s
across northwestern and central Kansas. The eastern portion of the
state will only reach the low to mid 40s. Lows tonight will fall
to the upper 20s and lower 30s across eastern Colorado and Kansas.