Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 220205
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
858 PM CDT MON JUL 21 2014
Thunderstorms forming in eastern Colorado moved into western Kansas
this afternoon. Thunderstorm wind gusts estimated at 65 mph occurred
in Shallow Water and 8 miles north of Big Bow. A measured 75 mph
wind gust was reported 1 mile north of Syracuse. A center pivot
irrigation rig was flipped over 16 miles northwest of Manter. Hail
estimated at 1.5 inches in diameter was reported in Shallow Water.
The afternoon high temperatures in western Kansas ranged from the
mid 90s to just over a 100 degrees.
High pressure aloft will continue across southern Colorado tonight,
while an upper level disturbance moves east across the Northern
Plains. A surface trough of low pressure will continue in western
Kansas tonight. A cold front will sink south across Nebraska tonight
and into northern Kansas late Tuesday afternoon. There is a chance
for showers and thunderstorms in eastern Colorado and western Kansas
tonight. Extreme northeast Kansas will have a chance for showers and
thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon.
Overnight low temperatures will be in the mid 60s in western
Nebraska and northwest Kansas and around 70 in the Oklahoma and
Texas Panhandles. Tuesday high temperatures are expected from the
upper 90s in southern Nebraska, to just above 100 degrees across
much of Kansas and northern Oklahoma.