Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 310322
Regional Weather Summary for Western Kansas
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
1022 PM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016 /922 PM MDT TUE AUG 30 2016/
Showers and a few thunderstorms were scattered along and east of a
line from Hays to Jetmore to Meade this afternoon and early this
evening. A few isolated locations received over an inch of rain,
with over 2 inches being reported 5 miles north of downtown Dodge
City. Highs were generally between 76 and 80 degrees under partly
to mostly cloudy skies.
A weak upper level disturbance will gradually weaken across the
high plains tonight through Wednesday, An upper level ridge of
high pressure is expected to slowly develop across the high
plains by late Wednesday into Thursday. There is a chance of
thunderstorms through Wednesday from the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles
into Oklahoma into Kansas. Severe thunderstorms are not expected.
Otherwise skies will be partly to mostly cloudy.
Lows tonight are expected to range from the upper 50s in eastern
Colorado to near 70 degrees in central Oklahoma. Highs Wednesday
will very from the upper 70s to near 80 degrees in western Kansas
to the upper 80s in central Oklahoma.