Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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AWUS83 KDDC 031539
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KSZ030-031-043>046-061>066-074>081-084>090-032100-

REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
1030 AM CDT MON AUG 3 2015 /930 AM MDT MON AUG 23 2015/

WIDESPREAD HIGH THIN CIRRUS CLOUDS OVERSPREAD THE REGION FROM THE
CENTRAL ROCKIES REGION. AN AREA OF RELATIVELY DRY AIR AND HIGH
PRESSURE ENCOMPASSED THE NORTHERN PLAINS. THE LEADING EDGE OF THIS
AIRMASS WAS MARKED BY A COLD FRONT THAT EXTENDED FROM CENTRAL
WYOMING THROUGH FAR NORTHERN KANSAS AND INTO CENTRAL ILLINOIS. TO
THE SOUTH OF THE SURFACE BOUNDARY, A MORE MOIST AIRMASS WAS PRESENT,
MARKED BY DEW POINTS IN THE MID 60S AND LIGHT SOUTHERLY WINDS FROM
WEST TEXAS THROUGH SOUTHWEST KANSAS.

TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON ARE FORECAST TO RISE THROUGH THE 80S AND
LOW 90S ACROSS THE REGION, WHICH ARE NEAR TO JUST COOLER THAN
CLIMATOLOGICAL HIGHS FOR EARLY AUGUST. BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON,
THUNDERSTORMS ARE LIKELY TO DEVELOP ACROSS EASTERN COLORADO AND
NORTHEAST NEW MEXICO, AND SPREAD INTO WESTERN KANSAS DURING THE
EARLY EVENING. A FEW STORMS WILL LINGER WELL BEYOND MIDNIGHT INTO
CENTRAL SECTIONS OF THE STATE.


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