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
930 PM CDT WED MAY 06 2015

THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED EARLY THIS AFTERNOON ALONG A DRYLINE
EXTENDING FROM WAKEENEY SOUTH TO COLDWATER. MOST OF THE THUNDERSTORM
ACTIVITY REMAINED BELOW SEVERE LIMITS. HOWEVER, A FEW STORMS MANAGED
TO PRODUCE HAIL TO THE SIZE OF QUARTERS AND GOLF BALLS. STRONG
STORMS ALSO DEVELOPED BEHIND THE DRYLINE ACROSS FAR WESTERN KANSAS
AND PRODUCED PENNY AND DIME SIZE HAIL. FARTHER EAST, THUNDERSTORMS
WERE PRODUCING TORNADOES ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS. TORNADO
PRODUCING STORMS WERE ALSO OBSERVED AROUND THE OKLAHOMA CITY AREA
LATE THIS AFTERNOON. HIGH TEMPERATURES TODAY RANGED FROM THE UPPER
60S IN EASTERN COLORADO TO THE LOWER 80S IN SOUTHWESTERN KANSAS.

AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL MIGRATE ACROSS NEBRASKA TONIGHT WHILE
ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM OVER THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST SINKS SOUTH ALONG
THE CALIFORNIA COASTLINE. MEANWHILE, A WELL DEFINED DRYLINE WILL
PERSIST ACROSS SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS OVERNIGHT. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
ONGOING ACROSS THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN PLAINS TONIGHT. THERE WILL
BE ANOTHER CHANCE FOR SOME LATE NIGHT THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS WESTERN
KANSAS AS THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE TO DRIFT ACROSS EASTERN COLORADO
THIS EVENING. ANOTHER ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED
TOMORROW. SOME OF THESE STORMS COULD BE SEVERE WITH LARGE HAIL BEING
THE PRIMARY THREAT. THE ACTIVE WEATHER PATTERN IS EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE THROUGH THE FIRST PART OF THE WEEKEND.

LOWS TONIGHT WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 40S IN EASTERN COLORADO TO THE
MID 60S IN CENTRAL KANSAS. HIGHS FOR THURSDAY WILL RANGE FROM THE
MID 60S IN NORTHEASTERN COLORADO TO THE UPPER 70S IN CENTRAL
OKLAHOMA.

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