Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 021621
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
1121 AM CDT FRI OCT 2 2015 /1021 AM MDT FRI OCT 2 2015/
Scattered rain showers and a few isolated thunderstorms developed
early this morning across parts of western Kansas mainly east of
a Leoti to Lakin to Hugoton line. Most areas received very little
if any rainfall. An isolated storm developed in extreme
southeastern Grant County with radar estimating as much as two
inches of rainfall. Skies were mostly cloudy overnight. Low
temperatures were in the mid 40s to lower 50s.
A surface ridge of high pressure from southeastern Canada to the
central and southern plains will move very little trough tonight.
An upper level ridge will move slowly east over the Central
Plains, while an upper level storm system becomes nearly
stationary over the western part of the country. Cooler
temperatures can be expected this afternoon, especially in the
west where there will be plenty of cloud cover. There will be some
sunshine in the east. The chances for showers and a few isolated
thunderstorms will continue in the Western High Plains this
afternoon. The chances will increase tonight.
High temperatures this afternoon will range from the upper 50s
and lower 60s across much of the Western High Plains to the lower
70s from the Southern High Plains to the central portions of
Oklahoma and Kansas. Lows tonight will be in the mid to upper 40s.