Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 201543
Regional Weather Summary for Western Kansas
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
1043 AM CDT SAT AUG 20 2016 /943 AM MDT SAT AUG 20 2016/
A strong cold front passed through western Kansas overnight. Low
temperatures as of 7 am ranged from 47 degrees at Goodland to 65
at Medicine Lodge under partly to mostly cloudy skies. A few
showers occurred after midnight in extreme western Kansas. Skies
were clearing by mid morning across western Kansas.
An upper level trough is expected to progress into the Midwest by
early Sunday. Surface high pressure will build into the central
plains through tonight. A surface trough is expected to form in
the lee of the Rockies on Sunday. Skies will continue clearing
across the central and southern plains through tonight, leaving
mostly clear skies on Sunday.
Highs today are expected to range from the upper 70s in central
and western Kansas to the lower to middle 80s in central Oklahoma.
Lows tonight will vary from the upper 40s in southwestern
Nebraska to near 60 in central Oklahoma.