Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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Regional Weather Summary for Western Kansas
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
923 PM CDT SAT APR 23 2016 /823 PM MDT SAT APR 23 2016/

South winds increased into the 20 to 35 mph range across western
Kansas late this morning and continued through the afternoon
hours. High level clouds increased from the west mainly during the
afternoon. High temperatures were very mild and were in the 80 to
85 degree range.

An upper level low pressure system will move across Wyoming tonight
and will be located over South Dakota by late Sunday afternoon. A
surface trough in the lee of the Rockies will extend from central
Nebraska to western Kansas to the Texas Panhandle by late Sunday
afternoon. There will be a chance for showers and thunderstorms
tonight mainly from eastern Colorado and west central and
northwestern Kansas into western and central Nebraska. Gusty south
winds of 20 to 30 mph will settle down across western Kansas later
tonight. Very mild temperatures can be expected on Sunday across
much of the Central Plains. Strong to severe thunderstorms are
possible Sunday afternoon mainly from western Oklahoma into south
central and eastern Kansas. Plenty of sunshine can be expected
from western Kansas to the Southern High Plains.

Low temperatures tonight will range from the low to mid 40s in the
Central High Plains to the mid 50s to around 60 elsewhere. Highs
Sunday will range from the lower 60s in the Nebraska Panhandle to
the mid 80s in the Southern High Plains.


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