Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 011556
Regional Weather Summary for Western Kansas
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
1056 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016 /956 AM MDT SUN MAY 1 2016/
Low stratus clouds covered much of western Kansas last night and
into the morning. Dry weather was seen across the western portions
of the state as showers tapered off during the evening hours.
Precip amounts generally were no more than a few hundredths of an
inch. Lows fell into the upper 30s and lower 40s across western
An upper level low pressure system in eastern nebraska will weaken
through the day today as another system digs into Arizona. At the
surface, high pressure will build across the Central Plains. There
will be a chance for showers across the southern portions of
Kansas during the afternoon and evening today. Precipitation will
be generally light. Winds will be out of the northwest at 15-25
mph for much of the day today.
Highs today will range from the upper 40s and lower 50s in
eastern Colorado and western Kansas to the mid to upper 50s across
the central and eastern portions of the state. Lows tonight will
range from the low to upper 30s in eastern Colorado and western
Kansas to the low to mid 40s across the rest of the state.