Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
927 PM CDT FRI MAY 15 2015

SKIES WERE MOSTLY SUNNY ACROSS WESTERN KANSAS TODAY BEFORE SOME
CLOUDS INCREASED OVER THE AREA DURING THE AFTERNOON.  WINDY
CONDITIONS DEVELOPED DURING THE AFTERNOON AS SOUTH WINDS INCREASED
INTO THE 20 TO 30 MPH RANGE.  ONE STRONG TO SEVERE STORM DID DEVLOP
JUST WEST OF HAYS EARLY THIS EVENING BEFORE IT MOVED NORTHEAST
AND WEAKENED.  HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE LOWER 80S.

AN UPPER LEVEL LOW THAT WAS LOCATED OVER EASTERN NEVADA AND WESTERN
UTAH EARLY THIS EVENING WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST OVERNIGHT AND
SHOULD BE OVER THE CENTRAL ROCKIES ON SATURDAY.  UPPER DISTURBANCES
ASSOCIATED WITH THE UPPER LOW ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE INTO THE SOUTHERN
AND WESTERN HIGH PLAINS.  THE FIRST AND WEAKER DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE AREA TONIGHT AND THE SECOND STRONGER ONE SATURDAY
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.  A DRY LINE WILL ALSO ALSO EXTEND SOUTHWARD
THROUGH WESTERN KANSAS SATURDAY AFTERNOON BEFORE MOVING EAST DURING
THE EVENING.  STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS WESTERN NEBRASKA
THIS EVENING WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTHEAST OVERNIGHT.  ANOTHER
AREA OF SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE OUT OF
NORTHEASTERN NEW MEXICO AND ACROSS THE TEXAS AND OKLAHOMA PANHANDLES
AND WESTERN AND CENTRAL KANSAS OVERNIGHT.  ON SATURDAY, STRONG TO
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP DURING THE AFTERNOON
MAINLY FROM SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA SOUTHWARD INTO THE EASTERN
PORTION OF THE TEXAS PANHANDLE AND WESTERN OKLAHOMA.  THESE STORMS
ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE EAST SATURDAY EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  WINDS
WILL BE GUSTY OUT OF THE SOUTH AT 25 TO 35 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON
FROM WESTERN KANSAS TO THE SOUTHERN HIGH PLAINS.

LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 40S IN THE FAR
WESTERN HIGH PLAINS TO THE MID 60S IN EASTERN KANSAS AND CENTRAL
OKLAHOMA.  HIGHS SATURDAY WILL BE MAINLY IN THE 70S, EXCEPT FOR 60S
IN THE FAR WEST.

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