Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 280210
Regional Weather Summary for Western Kansas
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
910 PM CDT SAT AUG 27 2016 /810 PM MDT SAT AUG 27 2016/
Low clouds in northwestern Kansas near the Colorado border had
burned off by mid morning. The remainder of western Kansas was
mostly sunny for most of the day. Widely scattered showers and
thunderstorms developed in far western Kansas late this afternoon
and early this evening, however most of the area remained dry.
There were a few strong to severe storms in west central Kansas.
Quarter to golf ball size hail was reported with the strongest
storms in west central Kansas. High temperatures ranged from 84
degrees at Goodland to 91 degrees at Elkhart.
A weak upper level trough will move into the Four Corners region
by Sunday, while a surface trough remains in the lee of the
Rockies. Isolated to widely scattered thunderstorms will be
possible overnight for parts of the Central Plains mainly from
eastern Colorado and Kansas southward. Temperatures will be near
seasonal on Sunday. There will be another chance for thunderstorms
mainly from mid afternoon into the evening hours.
Low temperatures tonight will range from the mid 50s in the
Nebraska Panhandle and northeastern Colorado to the lower 70s from
parts of southeastern Kansas to central Oklahoma. Highs Sunday
will range from the mid 80s in the Southern High Plains to the
lower 90s in parts of western Nebraska.