Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 040151
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
850 PM CDT THU JUL 03 2014
Low clouds developed across western Kansas by mid day today, leaving
skies partly to mostly cloudy during the afternoon. High
temperatures only reached the low to mid 80s from eastern Colorado
through eastern Kansas.
Upper level high pressure ridging along the Front Range of the
Rockies will expand into the plains states tomorrow, while a weak
upper level disturbance moves into western Kansas tomorrow
afternoon. Surface high pressure will prevail across the Midwestern
states, with low pressure troughing remaining to the lee of the
Rockies. A slight chance of thunderstorms will exist tomorrow
afternoon and evening, primarily in far western Kansas, with the
approach of the upper level disturbance. Warmer temperatures will
return tomorrow across much of the plains states with the return of
gusty southerly winds.
Low temperatures tonight will dip into the low to mid 60s across all
but southwest Kansas, where lows will only drop into the upper 60s.
Highs tomorrow will warm into the mid to upper 80s across the
eastern half of Kansas, with low to mid 90s across the western half
of the state.