Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 231658
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
1155 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014
From Friday evening into Saturday morning, thunderstorms and showers
moved north across western Kansas. In the past 24 hours, the highest
rain totals included 0.80 inches 5 miles east of Wakeeney, 0.91
inches 4 miles southwest of Ellis and on the southeast side of
Montezuma, 1.02 inches on the northeast side of Holcomb and
1.44 inches 14 miles northwest of Ellis. Overnight low temperatures
ranged from the mid 60s to the mid 70s.
An upper level low pressure center will move from Idaho across the
Northern Plains early Sunday. At the surface, an area of low
pressure in southern Nebraska had a front extending to the east.
This low will move north today and bring the front across northeast
Nebraska. In addition, a trough of low pressure will continue across
the Colorado Kansas border and through the Nebraska panhandle. There
is a chance that showers and thunderstorms will form in eastern
Colorado and move east across western Nebraska late this evening.
Afternoon high temperatures will range from the mid 90s in eastern
Nebraska to the upper 90s across southern Kansas and Oklahoma. Parts
of Oklahoma could have highs several degrees above 100. Overnight
lower temperatures are expected to range from the lower 50s in
western Nebraska to the lower 60s in northwest Kansas and the
western ends of both the Oklahoma and Texas Panhandles.