Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 291648
Regional Weather Summary for Western Kansas
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
1148 AM CDT MON AUG 29 2016 /1048 AM MDT MON AUG 29 2016/
Skies were mostly cloudy across western Kansas last night.
Widespread areas of showers began to form shortly before sunrise.
The rain fell mostly west of Highway 283 during the morning hours
with precipitation amounting to around 1/4 of an inch with locally
higher amounts. Lows fell into the low to mid 60s.
An upper level disturbance located over the Four Corners region
will begin to weaken during the afternoon hours. At the surface,
a weak area of low pressure will persist in eastern Colorado.
Widespread showers with a few rumbles of thunder will continue
through the day today. Another round of heavier precipitation will
form during the afternoon and evening across south central
Kansas. Widespread coverage of 1/2 to one inch is expected with
locally higher amounts.
Highs today will climb into the low to upper 80s across the
Central Plains. Lows tonight will range from the upper 50s to
lower 60s in eastern Colorado and western Kansas to the mid to
upper 60s further east.