Regional Weather Summary
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Regional Weather Summary for Western Kansas
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
1147 AM CDT SAT SEP 24 2016 /1047 AM MDT SAT SEP 24 2016/

Skies were mostly cloudy across western Kansas overnight through
late this morning. Scattered thunderstorms developed overnight
and drifted slowly northeastward across central and eastern
portions of southwest Kansas through late morning. Rain amounts
were generally less than one inch. Low temperatures early this
morning ranged from the mid 40s in northwest Kansas to the lower
70s in southeast Kansas.

A strong upper level trough of low pressure will move eastward across
the Western High Plains tonight. At the surface, a cold front stretching
from central Nebraska southward into southwest Kansas will push slowly
eastward into central Kansas through late this evening. Thunderstorms
will redevelop along and ahead of the cold front in central Kansas late
this afternoon into tonight. Periods of heavy rainfall can be expected
with slow moving storms, potentially causing localized flooding. Otherwise,
skies will be partly cloudy across extreme southwest Kansas through
tonight with skies remaining mostly cloudy to overcast across central
Kansas. Fairly seasonal temperatures can be expected this afternoon.

High temperatures this afternoon will range from the upper 60s in
northeast Colorado to the upper 80s in central Oklahoma. Highs in
Kansas will range from the mid 70s in northwest Kansas to the
upper 80s in southeast Kansas. Low temperatures tonight will range
from the lower 40s in northeast Colorado to the lower 70s in
central Oklahoma. Lows in Kansas will range from the mid 40s in
northwest Kansas to the upper 60s in southeast Kansas.


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