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
923 PM CDT WED APR 1 2015

SKIES WERE SUNNY THIS MORNING BEFORE SOME HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS MOVED
INTO THE AREA FROM THE WEST EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.  TEMPERATURES WERE
WELL ABOVE NORMAL ONCE AGAIN WITH HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 80S.  A
COUPLE OF THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS LATE THIS
AFTERNOON AND MOVED OFF TO THE EAST BEFORE WEAKENING.  STRONGER
STORMS DEVELOPED NEAR COLBY AND MOVED INTO NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS.  AT
MID EVENING THERE WERE WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
SOUTHWESTERN KANSAS NEAR THE COLORADO BORDER.

EARLY THIS EVENING A COLD FRONT EXTENDED FROM SOUTH CENTRAL NEBRASKA
TO NORTHWESTERN KANSAS TO EAST CENTRAL COLORADO.  AS AN UPPER LEVEL
TROUGH MOVES EAST ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS TONIGHT AND THURSDAY
MORNING, THE FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF NEBRASKA AND
MOST OF KANSAS.  THE FRONT IS EXPECTED TO STALL OUT EARLY THURSDAY
MORNING FROM SOUTHEASTERN KANSAS TO NORTHWESTERN OKLAHOMA INTO WEST
TEXAS.  THE FRONT WILL BACK NORTH ACROSS THE TEXAS PANHANDLE AS A
WARM FRONT ON THURSDAY.  WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
CENTRAL PLAINS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST OVERNIGHT AND WEAKEN.
THERE IS A POSSIBILITY OF A MIXTURE OF LIGHT RAIN AND LIGHT SNOW IN
THE CENTRAL PLAINS THURSDAY MORNING BUT NO ACCUMULATION OF SNOW IS
EXPECTED.  A FEW RAIN SHOWERS MAY MOVE INTO NORTHWESTERN KANSAS AND
SOUTHWESTERN NEBRASKA THURSDAY AFTERNOON.  MUCH COOLER TEMPERATURES
CAN BE EXPECTED ON THURSDAY.

LOW TEMPERATURES TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE LOWER 30S IN
NORTHWESTERN NEBRASKA TO THE LOWER 60S IN CENTRAL OKLAHOMA.  WESTERN
KANSAS WILL SEE LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S TO MID 40S.  HIGHS THURSDAY
WILL RANGE FROM THE 40S TO MID 50S IN THE CENTRAL HIGH PLAINS TO THE
LOWER 80S FROM AMARILLO TO OKLAHOMA CITY.

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