Regional Weather Summary
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Regional Weather Summary for Western Kansas
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
921 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016 /821 PM MDT THU MAY 26 2016/

Strong to severe Thunderstorms got off to an early start this
afternoon and continued into the evening hours mainly along or
east of a Meade to Jetmore to Hays line. There were many reports
of large hail and at least a couple of funnels. Strong to severe
thunderstorms also developed late this afternoon in west central
and northwestern Kansas. Earlier in the day skies were partly to
mostly cloudy. High temperatures ranged from the 70s along and
north of Interstate 70 to the 80s elsewhere. Liberal reached 90
degrees.

An upper level trough will move east out of the Central and
Southern Rockies later tonight and across the Western High Plains
on Friday. A surface low pressure system in southwestern Kansas
will move to near south central Kansas by late Friday afternoon. A
cold front that extended southwest from the low will overtake a
dry line in south central Kansas and western Oklahoma by late
tonight. The front will remain nearly stationary on Friday. The
strong to severe thunderstorms that were located in northwestern
Kansas and southwestern Nebraska and also from central Kansas to
western Oklahoma Thursday evening will continue to move off to the
east overnight. Skies will generally be mostly cloudy tonight and
Friday. Temperatures will not be as warm on Friday across the
region. There will be a chance for showers and thunderstorms on
Friday. The best area for isolated severe storms will be mainly
from central Kansas to western Oklahoma.

Low temperatures tonight will range from the upper 40s in the far
Western High Plains to the mid 60s from eastern Kansas to central
Oklahoma. Highs Friday will range from the lower 60s in parts of
northeastern Colorado to the lower and mid 80s in western
Oklahoma.

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Lee



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