Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR EASTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
501 PM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS COVERED THE EASTERN HALF OF
KANSAS THIS AFTERNOON. THERE WERE STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS WITH WIND
GUSTS OF 60 TO 75 MPH AND PING PING BALL SIZED HAIL. THE CENTER OF
THE STATE HAD TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 40S TO THE MID 50S AND EVEN
LOWER 60S IN THE FAR SOUTHEAST CORNER.

A CONTINUATION OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED THIS EVENING
AND TONIGHT. STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS WILL PERSIST IN PRIMARILY
OKLAHOMA WITH LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS AND EVEN TORNADOES
POSSIBLE IN THE SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF THE SOONER STATE. THERE COULD
BE STRONG STORMS WITH THE ACTIVITY IN SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF KANSAS
AND MISSOURI WITH POSSIBLE WIND GUSTS TO 55 MPH AND DIME SIZED HAIL.
CLOSER TO THE WEE HOURS OF THE MORNING...PRECIPITATION WILL DIMINISH
FROM THE SOUTHWEST PARTS OF THE CENTRAL PLAINS. OVERNIGHT LOWS ARE
FORECAST TO DROP TO THE MID TO UPPER 30S IN THE HIGH PLAINS. CENTRAL
NEBRASKA THROUGH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA WILL HAVE LOWS IN THE 40S...AND
AREAS TO THE EAST WILL HAVE LOWS IN THE 50S.

AS THIS LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM PUSHES ITS WAY THROUGH THE CENTRAL
UNITED STATES...THERE WILL BE POTENTIALLY LINGERING SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS FOR NEBRASKA...NORTHERN KANSAS AND MISSOURI. A WIDE
RANGE OF HIGHS IS ANTICIPATED ACROSS THE PLAINS FOR SATURDAY FROM
THE LOWER 40S IN WESTERN NEBRASKA...EASTERN COLORADO AND THE
NORTHWEST CORNER OF KANSAS TO THE LOWER 70S IN SOUTHEAST
KANSAS...EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND MISSOURI. WINDS WILL BE OUT OF THE
SOUTHWEST TO THE NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH.

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