Regional Weather Summary
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AWUS83 KDDC 170202

Regional Weather Summary for Western Kansas
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
902 PM CDT SAT JUL 16 2016 /802 PM MDT SAT JUL 16 2016/

After some early morning low clouds and fog in parts of north
central and northwestern Kansas, skies were sunny across western
Kansas today. A lone thunderstorm had moved into southwestern
Kansas along the Colorado/Kansas border west and southwest of
Johnson early this evening. High temperatures ranged from the mid
80s in the Dodge City area to the mid 90s along the Colorado

An upper level ridge will be located over the Southern Plains
tonight and will strengthen Sunday. A surface trough will remain in
the lee of the Rockies tonight. A cold front is expected to move
south across parts of western Nebraska tonight, and by late Sunday
afternoon the front will extend from southeastern Colorado and
southwestern Kansas to southeastern Nebraska. Scattered showers
and thunderstorms will be possible tonight mainly across western
and central Nebraska. Temperatures will be very warm Sunday south
of the front. Isolated thunderstorms may develop in the far
Western High Plains late Sunday afternoon.

Low temperatures tonight will range from around 60 in the Nebraska
Panhandle to the mid 70s from eastern Kansas to central and
western Oklahoma. Highs Sunday will range from the mid 80s in
north central Nebraska to between 100 and 105 in parts of the
Southern High Plains.


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