Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 230228
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
928 PM CDT SAT AUG 22 2015 /828 PM MDT SAT AUG 22 2015/
Skies were mostly sunny across western Kansas today. A cold front
moved through northwest Kansas this afternoon and a few
thunderstorms tried to develop along the front but couldn`t
sustain themselves. There were a few showers and thunderstorms
behind the front this evening in northwestern Kansas. Some smoke
from wildfires in the western United States were restricting
visibilities in the northwest to around 4 miles. High temperatures
were in the 90s.
This evening the front extended from southeastern Nebraska across
north central Kansas into southwestern Kansas and southeastern
Colorado. An upper level low in the Northern Plains will move
into the Great Lakes Region by Sunday afternoon. The front will
continue to move southeast tonight and by Sunday afternoon should
extend from southeastern Oklahoma to west Texas. There will be a
chance for showers and thunderstorms behind the front tonight, but
the best chances will be in central and eastern Kansas. Cooler
temperatures can be expected on Sunday across the Central Plains.
There may be some lingering showers and thunderstorms in central
Oklahoma on Sunday.
Low temperatures tonight will range from around 40 in the Nebraska
Panhandle to the lower 70s in central Oklahoma. Highs Sunday will
range from the mid 70s to lower 80s.