Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 050248
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
948 PM CDT FRI JUL 4 2014
Skies were mostly sunny across western Kansas for most of the day.
Widely scattered thunderstorms developed in west central Kansas late
this afternoon and had been moving slowly northeast this evening.
High temperatures were mainly in the upper 80s to lower 90s.
An upper level ridge will expand into the Central Plains through
Saturday, while an area of weak surface low pressure will remain in
western Kansas. Thunderstorms are expected to move east across
northern Kansas and southern Nebraska tonight. The storms should
linger in northeastern Kansas Saturday morning. Temperatures will
be much warmer on Saturday, especially across the west.
Low temperatures tonight will be mainly in the upper 60s to lower
70s. Highs Saturday will range from around 90 in central Oklahoma
and eastern Kansas to around 103 in the Nebraska Panhandle.