Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 190216
Regional Weather Summary for Western Kansas
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
916 PM CDT THU AUG 18 2016 /816 PM MDT THU AUG 18 2016/
Skies were sunny across western Kansas today. High temperatures
were mainly in the lower 90s.
As a strong upper level trough moves into the Northern Plains
Friday, a strong cold front will move through northeastern Colorado,
central Nebraska and northwestern Kansas tonight. By late Friday
afternoon the front will extend from the Oklahoma Panhandle to south
central Kansas into southeastern Nebraska. Cooler temperatures can
be expected behind the front on Friday. There will be a chance for
severe storms Friday mainly south of the front during the
afternoon from central Kansas into northeastern Kansas. Isolated
to scattered thunderstorms will be possible elsewhere. The coolest
temperatures are expected to be on Saturday with highs mainly in
the mid to upper 70s.
Lows tonight will range from the upper 50s in parts of the far
Western High Plains to the lower 70s from eastern Kansas to
central Oklahoma. Highs Friday will range from the upper 60s
across much of western and central Nebraska to the lower 90s for
most of Kansas to the Southern High Plains.