Regional Weather Summary
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Regional Weather Summary for Western Kansas
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
934 PM CDT MON MAY 23 2016 /834 PM MDT MON MAY 23 2016/

A few thunderstorms tried to fire up over south central Kansas
south of Medicine Lodge and Coldwater late this afternoon and
early this evening. The remainder of western Kansas was mostly
clear this evening. Earlier in the day, the sky varied from
mostly sunny in the northwest to partly to mostly cloudy in the
southwest. High temperatures ranged from the upper 70s to mid 80s.

An upper level storm system will continue across the western part
of the country through Tuesday, while surface low pressure remains
in the Central and Southern Plains. A dry line will extend from
southwestern Kansas into the eastern portion of the Texas
Panhandle. A nearly stationary weak frontal boundary will extend
from west central Kansas to north central Kansas into eastern
Nebraska. Strong to severe thunderstorms from the eastern Texas
and Oklahoma Panhandles and northwestern Oklahoma are expected to
weaken overnight as they move northeast. There will be a chance
for thunderstorms overnight mainly along and north of the I-70
corridor. Strong to severe thunderstorms are expected to develop
late Tuesday afternoon especially from the eastern Texas Panhandle
into central Kansas. Severe thunderstorms may also develop from
northeastern Colorado into western Nebraska Tuesday afternoon and
evening. A warming trend will continue across the Western High
Plains.

Low temperatures tonight will range from the mid to upper 40s in
the far Western High Plains to the upper 60s from south central
and southeastern Kansas into central and western Oklahoma. Highs
Tuesday will range from the upper 70s in western Nebraska to the
upper 80s to near 90 from southwestern Kansas into the Southern
High Plains.

$$

Lee


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