Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR THE HIGH PLAINS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
125 PM MDT FRI APR 18 2014

MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES...WITH SOME HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS...WERE PRESENT
ACROSS THE TRI STATE REGION THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS WERE OUT OF THE
SOUTH AT 15 TO 25 MPH GUSTING BETWEEN 30 TO 40 MPH. TEMPERATURES
RANGED FROM 66 DEGREES IN NORTON KANSAS TO 77 DEGREES IN YUMA
COLORADO.

OUTLOOK... A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE HIGH PLAINS ON
SATURDAY...BRINGING THE CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE
AFTERNOON. AN UNSTABLE ATMOSPHERE WILL LEAD TO THUNDERSTORM
DEVELOPMENT AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT...WHICH COULD BRING THE CHANCE
FOR HAIL AND LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL OVER EASTERN AND SOUTHERN
COUNTIES IN THE TRI STATE REGION. THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO DEVELOP
BEHIND THE COLD FRONT ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON AS AN UPPER LEVEL
DISTURBANCE MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. THE THUNDERSTORM THREAT WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND AS A TROUGH OF LOW
PRESSURE PROGRESSES THROUGH THE PLAINS. DRY CONDITIONS WILL RESUME ON
MONDAY WHEN AN UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE MOVES OVER THE PLAINS.

TEMPERATURES THROUGH THE WEEKEND WILL REMAIN ABOVE NORMAL. HIGHS ON
SATURDAY WILL BE DIVIDED BY THE COLD FRONT...WITH HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S OVER THE NORTHWEST PORTION OF THE TRI STATE REGION AND
HIGHS IN THE LOW 80S OVER EASTERN AND SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE
REGION. HIGHS ON SUNDAY AND MONDAY WILL BE MILD...REACHING THE LOW
TO MID 70S.


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ALW




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