Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
1154 AM CDT THU JUL 30 2015 /1054 AM MDT THU JUL 30 2015/

THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS
LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUED OVERNIGHT. MANY LOCATIONS
AREAS FROM NORTHWEST OF COLDWATER TO AROUND PRATT AND MEDICINE
LODGE SAW THREE TO FOUR INCHES OF RAINFALL WHILE A FEW LOCATIONS
FROM EAST OF WILMORE TO SOUTH OF SUN CITY RECEIVED AS MUCH AS FIVE
TO SEVEN INCHES OF RAIN. THE HEAVY RAINFALL HAD PROMPTED THE
ISSUANCE OF A FLOOD WARNING ACROSS NORTHERN COMANCHE COUNTY INTO
WESTERN BARBER COUNTY.

A WEAK UPPER LEVEL WESTERLY WIND FLOW PATTERN WILL CONTINUE OVER THE
CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS THROUGH TONIGHT AS HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO
BE CENTERED OVER NORTHWEST TEXAS. AT THE SURFACE, A FRONTAL BOUNDARY
WILL REMAIN NEARLY STATIONARY ALONG THE RED RIVER VALLEY. TO THE
NORTH OF THE FRONT, HIGH PRESSURE OVER NEBRASKA AND KANSAS WILL
MOVE SLOWLY EAST THROUGH TONIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER
SOUTHERN KANSAS AND OKLAHOMA WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON HOURS. ANOTHER ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED TO
DEVELOP FROM NORTHERN NEW MEXICO ACROSS THE OKLAHOMA AND TEXAS
PANHANDLES INTO FAR SOUTHERN KANSAS AGAIN TONIGHT. CONDITIONS WILL
BE FAVORABLE FOR MORE HEAVY RAIN WITH SOME OF THE THUNDERSTORMS.

HIGH TEMPERATURES THIS AFTERNOON WILL BE IN THE MID 80S TO LOW 90S
REGIONWIDE. OVERNIGHT LOWS TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE UPPER 50S
IN NORTHEAST COLORADO TO THE LOWER 70S IN SOUTHERN KANSAS AND
OKLAHOMA.

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GERARD


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