Regional Weather Synopsis
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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NZUS11 KDDC 231613 RRA
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KSZ031-044-061-075-077-080-240330-

AREA SYNOPSIS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
1100 AM CDT MON MAY 23 2016

AN UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO PERSIST ACROSS THE
WESTERN UNITED STATES THROUGH TUESDAY. SURFACE LOW PRESSURE WILL
REMAIN ACROSS THE SOUTHERN AND CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS, WITH A WEAK
FRONTAL BOUNDARY DRAPED ACROSS WESTERN KANSAS AND A DRY LINE THROUGH
THE PANHANDLES. THIS WILL RESULT GENERALLY IN SOUTH WINDS AND A
CONTINUED SURGE OF MOISTURE FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO INTO THE PLAINS.
SKIES WILL BE PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS
TODAY, WITH MORE SUNSHINE ACROSS THE HIGH PLAINS OF FAR WESTERN
KANSAS, EASTERN COLORADO AND THE WESTERN PANHANDLES. A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP LATE THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS THE
EASTERN PANHANDLES INTO WESTERN OKLAHOMA AND POSSIBLY INTO SOUTHWEST
AND SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS. THESE STORMS COULD BE SEVERE WITH LARGE
HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS AND MAYBE EVEN A FEW TORNADOES.
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE TUESDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING
FROM CENTRAL AND WESTERN KANSAS INTO WESTERN OKLAHOMA.

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JF


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