Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 221713
Regional Weather Summary for Western Kansas
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
1213 PM CDT THU SEP 22 2016 /1113 AM MDT THU SEP 22 2016/
This morning was calm throughout Southwest Kansas. Lows reached
the mid-60s near the Colorado border and upper 60s near west-central
Kansas. Winds were out of the south at 5 mph. A few isolated
storms reached far western Kansas overnight, mostly affecting
Stanton, Hamilton and Morton counties.
Currently a trough over the western high plains is strengthening
today and tonight as the system approaches southwest Kansas for
this weekend, which will bring our next chance of rain.
In the meantime, today will be another hot one with temperatures
in the 90s and winds increasing as we move into the afternoon from
the south up to 10-15 mph; gusts up to 25 mph. Tonight will drop
into the upper 60s near the Colorado border and lower 60s near
west- central Kansas. Wind will decrease through the night to
around 5 mph by 5 am.