Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 281513
Regional Weather Summary for Western Kansas
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
1013 AM CDT SUN AUG 28 2016 /913 AM MDT SUN AUG 28 2016/
Skies were partly cloudy across western Kansas last night. Showers
and thunderstorms began during the evening, and persisted for most
of the night before dissipating around sunrise. The heaviest rain
fell across Morton and Stanton counties where precipitation
amounted to over 2 inches. Lows fell into the low to mid 60s.
An upper level disturbance located over the Four Corners region
will move northeast during the day today. At the surface, a low
pressure will build in eastern Colorado. There will be a chance
for thunderstorms across western Kansas late this evening across
southwestern Kansas. Gusty winds and lightning will be the
largest threat with any of these storms.
Highs today will climb into the mid 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.