Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Dodge City, KS

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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR WESTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS
938 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

THIS AFTERNOON STRONG TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED IN SOUTH
CENTRAL KANSAS FROM JUST EAST OF COLDWATER TO ST. JOHN AND IN THE
MEDICINE LODGE AREA.  OTHER WEAKER STORMS DEVELOPED EARLY THIS
EVENING JUST EAST OF DODGE CITY SOUTHWARD TO ASHLAND.  THIS ACTIVITY
MOVED INTO SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS.  THERE WERE SEVERAL REPORTS OF
NICKEL TO QUARTER SIZE HAIL WITH THE EARLIER STORMS.  EARLIER IN THE
DAY SKIES WERE GENERALLY PARTLY CLOUDY ACROSS WESTERN KANSAS.  HIGH
TEMPERATURES WERE MAINLY IN THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 70S, EXCEPT FOR
LOWER 60S IN THE NORTHWEST CORNER.

A STRONG UPPER LEVEL LOW OVER EASTERN COLORADO WILL MOVE EAST AS AN
UPPER TROUGH ON SUNDAY ACROSS KANSAS AND OKLAHOMA.  A COLD FRONT
WILL MOVE THROUGH THE CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS TONIGHT AND ACROSS WESTERN
AND CENTRAL KANSAS ON SUNDAY.  BY LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON THE FRONT
WILL EXTEND FROM NORTHEASTERN OKLAHOMA TO CENTRAL TEXAS.  SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST OVERNIGHT ACROSS
EASTERN KANSAS AND MUCH OF OKLAHOMA.  THERE WILL BE A CHANCE FOR
RAIN SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE WEST LATER
TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY.  SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE A POSSIBILITY SUNDAY
AFTERNOON IN SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS.  TEMPERATURES WILL BE MUCH COOLER
ON SUNDAY WITH PLENTY OF CLOUDS AROUND.  WINDS WILL BE GUSTY OUT OF
THE NORTH AT 25 TO 30 MPH FROM LATE MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON
MAINLY IN THE WEST.

LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE MID AND UPPER 30S IN
THE FAR WESTERN HIGH PLAINS TO THE UPPER 50S IN CENTRAL OKLAHOMA.
HIGHS SUNDAY WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 50S IN THE CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS
TO THE LOWER 70S IN CENTRAL OKLAHOMA.  HIGHS IN WESTERN KANSAS WILL
BE IN THE 50S.

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LEE


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