Weather

County,
Special Weather Statement issued November 08 at 7:45AM CST by NWS
Effective: 7:45 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014
Expires: 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014

...ARCTIC AIRMASS ON THE WAY NEXT WEEK...
WINTER TEMPERATURES WILL ARRIVE MONDAY NIGHT AS AN UNUSUALLY LARGE
ARCTIC AIRMASS FOR EARLY TO MID NOVEMBER ADVANCES ON THE CENTRAL
PLAINS. THE ARCTIC FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON
OR EARLY MONDAY EVENING. TEMPERATURES WILL FALL RAPIDLY FROM THE
60S OR LOWER 70S...DOWN INTO THE 30S OVER A SPAN OF JUST A FEW
HOURS. TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO FALL INTO THE LOWER TO MID
20S TUESDAY MORNING.
THIS AIRMASS WILL REMAIN IN PLACE FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK,
WITH DAYTIME TEMPERATURES LIKELY REMAINING IN THE 20S FOR MOST
LOCATIONS, ESPECIALLY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. LIGHT SNOW IS
POSSIBLE LATE MONDAY NIGHT MAINLY ACROSS FAR WEST-CENTRAL KANSAS,
BUT NO ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED. WIND CHILL TEMPERATURES EARLY
TUESDAY MORNING WILL LIKELY RANGE FROM 7 TO 12 DEGREES THANKS TO
25 TO 40 MPH NORTH WINDS AND TEMPERATURES FALLING INTO THE 20S.
THOSE AREAS WHICH HAVE NOT EXPERIENCED A GROWING SEASON-ENDING
FREEZE YET WILL SEE ONE BY TUESDAY MORNING. WEDNESDAY AND
THURSDAY MORNINGS WILL BE EVEN COLDER, WITH MUCH BELOW AVERAGE
TEMPERATURES IN THE MID TEENS.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DODGE CITY WILL SEND OUT UPDATED
FORECASTS, AS NEW INFORMATION AND DATA ARRIVES.

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