Regional Weather Summary
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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR EASTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
445 AM CST SUN FEB 22 2015

SNOW FELL OVER PORTIONS OF PLAINS OVERNIGHT...AS LOW LEVEL MOISTURE
RAN OVER THE TOP OF A POLAR AIRMASS LOCATED ACROSS MOST OF THE
PLAINS STATES.  THE HEAVIEST SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OCCURRED OVER
SOUTHWEST KANSAS WHERE A WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN POSTED FOR
SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OF 5 TO 9 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. MUCH LIGHTER
SNOWFALL AMOUNTS OCCURRED OVER SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS INTO CENTRAL
OKLAHOMA.  EARLY MORNING TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM THE SINGLE DIGITS
IN SOUTHWEST IOWA TO THE UPPER 30S IN CENTRAL OKLAHOMA.

THE LIGHT SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST KANSAS
AND THE PANHANDLE OF OKLAHOMA. WINTER STORM WARNINGS HAVE BEEN
POSTED FOR THESE AREAS...AS SNOWFALL AMOUNTS WILL RANGE FROM 5 TO 9
INCHES FOR AREAS WEST AND SOUTHWEST OF DODGE CITY KANSAS.  SOME
LIGHTER SNOW AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE INTO SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS WITH AN
INCH OR TWO POSSIBLE. THE REST OF THE REGION WILL SEE MOSTLY CLOUDY
SKIES. HIGH TEMPERATURES TODAY WILL CONTINUE TO BE BELOW
NORMAL...WITH HIGHS TODAY RANGING FROM TEENS IN NORTHWEST MISSOURI
TO THE UPPER 20S IN NORTHERN OKLAHOMA.

THE LIGHT SNOW MAY LINGER ACROSS EASTERN COLORADO AND SOUTHWEST
KANSAS TONIGHT...AS THE POLAR AIR SETTLES OVER THE PLAINS.  THIS
WILL LEAD TO CLEARING SKIES OVER MOST OF THE PLAINS STATES TONIGHT
WITH CONTINUED BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES. LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT
WILL RANGE FROM MINUS 5 IN NORTHWEST MISSOURI TO THE TEENS IN
OKLAHOMA.

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KETCHAM


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