Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 190230
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
930 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014
Skies were mostly sunny across western Kansas this afternoon and
evening. High temperatures this afternoon ranged from the mid 70s in
northwest Kansas to the lower 70s in south central and southwest
An upper level ridge of high pressure will transition eastward
across the Central Plains tonight. At the surface...a lee side
trough of low pressure will remain anchored across extreme eastern
Colorado through early Saturday morning. Tranquil weather will
continue through early Saturday afternoon. Showers and isolated
thunderstorms will be possible late Saturday afternoon and evening
as an upper level storm system approaches from the Desert Southwest.
Temperatures will be above normal through Saturday night.
Low temperatures tonight will range from the lower 40s in
northeastern Colorado to the mid 50s in northwestern Oklahoma. Lows
in Kansas will range from the upper 40s in northwest Kansas to the
lower 50s in central Kansas. Highs Saturday will range from the mid
60s in northeast Colorado to the lower 80s in south central
Nebraska. Highs in Kansas will range from the mid 80s in north
central Kansas to the lower 70s in northwestern Kansas.