Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 311604
Regional Weather Summary for Western Kansas
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
1104 AM CDT WED AUG 31 2016 /1004 AM MDT WED AUG 31 2016/
Low clouds and fog developed across most of western Kansas during
the overnight hours. A few locations saw the visibility drop to
below a mile at times. There were even a few areas that received
some light rain. Low temperatures were in the 60s.
A weak upper level trough will move slowly south across Kansas
this afternoon and tonight, while an upper level ridge extends
from the Central Rockies to the Northern Plains. A southwest
moving cold front will extend from central Nebraska to north
central Kansas to southeastern Kansas by late tonight. The chance
for showers and thunderstorms will continue through tonight mainly
from Kansas to the Southern High Plains and Oklahoma. Temperatures
are expected to be mild this afternoon for most of the region.
Most of the clouds will be south of Nebraska with clearing skies
expected behind the front tonight. Some fog may develop tonight in
parts of the Central High Plains west of the front.
High temperatures this afternoon will be mainly in the mid 70s to
lower 80s, except for upper 80s in central Oklahoma. Lows tonight
will range from the mid 50s in central Nebraska to the upper 60s
in central Oklahoma.