Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
854 PM CDT TUE MAY 19 2015

UNSEASONABLY COOL TEMPERATURES DOMINATED THE HIGH PLAINS OF KANSAS
THIS AFTERNOON. HIGH TEMPERATURES VARIED FROM THE UPPER 40S IN
WESTERN KANSAS TO THE LOWER 50S IN EASTERN KANSAS. AN UNSETTLED
WEATHER PATTERN DOMINATED THE CENTRAL PLAINS TODAY WITH MODERATE
TO HEAVY RAIN OCCURRING FOR THE MAJORITY OF THE DAY. RAINFALL
AMOUNTS VARIED FROM OVER AN INCH IN SOUTHWEST KANSAS TO JUST UNDER
AN INCH FURTHER NORTH AND EAST TOWARDS CENTRAL KANSAS.

A WEAK UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL MOVE INTO WESTERN KANSAS OVERNIGHT
BRINGING CHANCES FOR LIGHT RAIN. WEAK SURFACE LOW PRESSURE WILL
FORM OVERNIGHT AROUND THE SOUTHEASTERN BORDER OF KANSAS AND
OKLAHOMA. AS THE TROUGH MOVES OUT OF THE CENTRAL PLAINS BY THE
EARLY MORNING HOURS, CONDITIONS SHOULD BEGIN TO DRY OUT. IN THE
MEANTIME, SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE CENTRAL PLAINS
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.

LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT WILL DROP INTO THE LOWER TO MID 40S IN
EASTERN COLORADO AND WESTERN KANSAS WHILE STAYING WARMER IN
EASTERN HALF OF THE STATE WITH LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S TO LOWER 50S.
HIGHS TOMORROW WILL RANGE FROM THE MID TO UPPER 50S IN NORTHERN
KANSAS TO THE LOWER TO MID 60S IN SOUTHERN HALF OF THE STATE.

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