Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS
AWUS83 KDDC 301641 CCA
REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
1138 AM CDT WED JUL 30 2014
Locally heavy rain and thunderstorms spread across southwest Kansas
overnight. The heaviest rain band stretched from Hamilton and
Stanton counties through Finney county, with a broad area of 2 to 3
inches of rain being reported. In Barber county, a few reports
exceeding 3 inches have also been received. Low temperatures
overnight ranged from the upper 50s to mid 60s from eastern Colorado
into western Kansas, with mid to upper 60s in central and eastern
The upper level system that brought the significant rain to
southwest Kansas will move southeast into eastern Oklahoma by this
evening, while surface high pressure builds across the Great Plains.
Rains will end from west to east across southwest Kansas by this
evening, with skies remaining mostly cloudy through tomorrow
morning. Temperatures will be well below normal today and tomorrow,
before returning to near normal on Friday.
High temperatures today will only reach the upper 60s to low 70s in
western and south central Kansas, with mid to upper 70s across the
rest of the state. Lows tonight will drop into the upper 50s to low
60s from eastern Colorado through eastern Kansas.