Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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AWUS83 KDDC 281633

Regional Weather Summary for Western Kansas
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
1133 AM CDT THU APR 28 2016 /1033 AM MDT THU APR 28 2016/

Mid level clouds spread east across western Kansas during the
overnight hours. There were some sprinkles that fell in a few
locations, however most areas remained dry. Low temperatures were
mainly in the upper 30s to mid 40s, except for lower 30s in parts
of the northwest.

An upper level storm system will move out of the desert southwest
this evening and will be located over the Four Corners region by
late tonight. A weak surface ridge of high pressure will remain in
the Central Plains. Temperatures this afternoon will vary quite a
bit across the region with coolest readings in the north and the
warmest in the south. There will be plenty of clouds around this
afternoon, especially across the west and north. Scattered strong
to severe thunderstorms are expected to develop in parts of the
Texas and Oklahoma Panhandles into southwestern Oklahoma later
this afternoon and evening. Rain with embedded thunderstorms can
be expected across the remainder of the Central Plains tonight.
Periods of rain are forecast for the Central Plains Friday and
Friday night.

High temperatures this afternoon will range from the mid to upper
40s in parts of western Nebraska to the upper 70s in parts of the
Texas Panhandle and central Oklahoma. Highs in western Kansas will
range from the lower 50s in the northwest corner to the upper 60s
near the Oklahoma border. Lows tonight will range from the mid 30s
in the Central High Plains to the upper 50s in central Oklahoma.


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