Regional Weather Summary
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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service Wichita KS
455 AM CST Sun Jan 21 2018

Mostly cloudy skies were found across the plains states overnight,
with areas of drizzle and dense fog across northern Kansas, as a low
pressure area develops over the panhandle of Oklahoma. Early morning
temperatures ranged from the middle 20s in eastern Nebraska to the
lower 30s across most of Kansas and Oklahoma.

The low pressure system over the Oklahoma panhandle, will turn into
a major storm system today. Showers and thunderstorms are possible
across eastern Oklahoma, ahead of the system, and near blizzard
conditions will develop along the front range of the Rockies in
eastern Colorado. High temperatures today will range from the upper
20s in northwest Kansas to the upper 60s in Oklahoma and
southwest Missouri.

The low pressure area will turn into a major winter storm across the
plains tonight, as it lifts northeast across Kansas and northwest
Missouri. As the storm system moves across the area, blizzard
conditions will develop across northwest Kansas and central Nebraska
this evening and tonight, with snowfall amounts of 4 to 8 inches in
Kansas and 8 to 12 inches across southern Nebraska expected. Showers
and thunderstorms are possible across western Missouri to the east
of the system. Low temperatures tonight will range from the lower
20s in northwest Kansas to the upper 30s in Oklahoma and southwest
Missouri.

$$

Ketcham



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