Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 120238
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
936 PM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014
While southwest Kansas remained clear of active weather today, most
of eastern Colorado, western Nebraska and extreme northwestern
Kansas witnessed thunderstorms through the evening hours. Highs
today topped out into the mid and upper 90s in eastern Colorado and
western and central Kansas. A few lower 100s were observed in
northern half of the state.
An upper level ridge extending from the Pacific Northwest into the
southern Plains will remain in place through Saturday afternoon.
Meanwhile, surface troughing along the Colorado and Kansas border
will continue to show very little movement through Saturday evening.
Mostly clear skies are expected across southwestern Kansas tonight.
Meanwhile, thunderstorms will be ongoing across northeastern
Colorado and north western Kansas through the late evening hours.
Lows tonight will range from the mid 60s in northwestern Kansas to
the lower 70s around Oklahoma City. Highs on Saturday will range
from the mid 80s in northeastern Colorado to the upper 90s in south