Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 201644
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
1111 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014
Western Kansas had a sunny and dry morning. Overnight low
temperatures varied from the mid 60s to the lower 70s.
High pressure aloft will extend from the Southern Plains across the
southeast states today. Further north, a series of upper level
disturbances will move east across the Northern Plains. At the
surface, a trough of low pressure will strengthen along the border
of Kansas and Colorado. Moist and warm southerly winds will continue
across the Plains into Thursday. There is a chance that showers and
thunderstorms will form in eastern Colorado and spread west across
Colorado and east across Nebraska and northern Kansas this afternoon
and tonight. Aside from this, the Central Plains will have a mostly
sunny afternoon and partly cloudy and mild night.
Summer continues with highs from the mid 90s in Nebraska to the
upper 90s in Kansas and Oklahoma this afternoon. Overnight low
temperatures are expected to range from the lower 60s in western
Nebraska and northwest Kansas to the mid 60s in both the Oklahoma
and Texas Panhandles.