Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS
AWUS83 KGLD 221954
Regional Weather Summary for the High Plains
National Weather Service Goodland KS
154 PM MDT MON AUG 22 2016 /254 PM CDT MON AUG 22 2016/
Skies are partly to mostly cloudy across the Tri-State Region this
afternoon. As of 230 pm CDT, 130 pm MDT, temperatures ranged from
the low 80s in east central Colorado to the low 90s in southwest
Nebraska. South winds are gusty this afternoon; sustained winds
are 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. A surface low pressure
was deepening over the Black Hills of South Dakota. This low is
responsible for the gusty winds today. An upper level disturbance
is located over northern New Mexico, lifting northeast toward the
OUTLOOK... Breezy and warm conditions are expected to continue
throughout the night across the Tri-State Region. This is a result
of a low pressure centered over the Black Hills in South Dakota.
Overnight low temperatures will range from the mid 50s across east
Colorado to near 70 along Highway 283.
An upper level disturbance moves through tonight. This
disturbance will bring a chance for thunderstorms this evening
through tonight. Locations east of a line from Kit Carson Colorado
to Benkelman Nebraska have the best opportunity to see storms.
Gusty winds, heavy downpours and lightning are the primary
threats with these storms.
A cold front is expected to move through tomorrow afternoon and
evening. This front will bring cooler temperatures and additional
chances for thunderstorms Wednesday.