Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 261727
Regional Weather Summary for Western Kansas
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
1227 PM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016 /1127 AM MDT FRI AUG 26 2016/
Skies were cloudy across western Kansas last night as showers and
thunderstorms moved across the state. The heaviest rain fell
across Pratt and Kiowa counties where precipitation amounted to
over 2 inches. Lows fell into the lower 60s.
An upper level disturbance will move into the Dakotas this
afternoon and evening. At the surface, a front will remain
stationary across Oklahoma and southeastern Kansas. There will be
a chance for thunderstorms across western Kansas late this evening
and into tonight as storms move east into Kansas from Colorado.
Gusty winds and lightning will be the largest threat with any
storms that survive into western Kansas.
Highs today will range from the mid to upper 70s in eastern
Colorado and northern Kansas to the lower 80s across the extreme
southern portions of the state. Lows tonight will range from the
low to mid 50s in eastern Colorado and northwestern Kansas to the
low to mid 60s across the rest of Kansas.