Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 181620
Regional Weather Summary for Western Kansas
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
1120 AM CDT WED MAY 18 2016 /1020 AM MDT WED MAY 18 2016/
Most of the clouds overnight were confined to the southern portion
of western Kansas. Low temperatures were in the mid 30s to mid
Upper level low pressure that was located over Arizona this
morning will weaken this afternoon and move across the central and
southern Rockies as a trough tonight. A surface ridge of high
pressure extending from the Great Lakes region to the Southern
High Plains will move very little through tonight. A surface
trough will begin to develop in the lee of the Rockies tonight.
Most of the region will see sunshine this afternoon, however
temperatures will remain below normal. Most of the clouds tonight
will be in the south. There will be a small chance for rain
showers and possibly a thunderstorm tonight mainly from the
Southern High Plains into central Oklahoma.
High temperatures this afternoon will range from the upper 50s in
parts of the Texas Panhandle to the lower 70s in north central
Nebraska. Lows tonight will range from the lower 40s in the
Nebraska Panhandle to the lower 50s in central Oklahoma.