Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 221622
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
1120 AM CDT TUE JUL 22 2014
Thunderstorms across portions of southwest Kansas last night
dissipated shortly after midnight, but not before dropping over 2
inches of rain in Hamilton county, 1.5 inch diameter hail in Scott
county, and up to 75 mph winds in both Hamilton and Scott counties.
Skies gradually cleared across southwest Kansas by sunrise. Low
temperatures ranged from the mid to upper 60s from eastern Colorado
through western Kansas, with low to upper 70 across central and
High pressure ridging aloft will slowly move from the Front Range of
the Rockies into the Plains States by tomorrow, while a trough of
low pressure moves into the Pacific Northwest. A broad area of
surface low pressure will persist across the central Plains through
tomorrow, with a cold front dropping south across Kansas tonight
into tomorrow. A chance of thunderstorms will exist across northern
Kansas from late this afternoon into tomorrow, with only a slight
chance for thunderstorms in southwest Kansas this evening.
Temperatures will remain above normal across western Kansas today.
High temperatures today will reach into the upper 90s across eastern
Kansas, with 100 to 105 degrees in central and western Kansas. Lows
tonight will drop into the mid to upper 60s in eastern Colorado and
far western Kansas, with low 70s across the rest of Kansas.