Regional Weather Summary
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AWUS83 KICT 200959

Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service Wichita KS
459 AM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

Mostly clear skies and above normal temperatures were in place
across central and eastern Kansas overnight. Early morning
temperatures were generally in the mid to upper 70s. Normal lows
for this time of year are around the 70 degree mark.

The main weather story for today will once again be the excessive
heat as upper level high pressure keeps its firm grip on the
region. Excessive heat warnings and advisories are in effect
today for the eastern half of Kansas, all of Missouri, central and
eastern Nebraska along with the southern half of Iowa. A few
showers and storms will be possible today over northwest Nebraska
with the remainder of the central and southern Plains remaining
dry today. Scattered storms will also be possible tonight over
northern Nebraska.

Highs today are expected to range from around 105 over central
Kansas, to the mid 90s for most of Missouri. Meanwhile, heat
indices this afternoon are expected to be in the 105 to 110 degree
range for parts of northeast Kansas, northern Missouri along with
southeast Nebraska. Look for overnight lows to range from the mid
60s over western Nebraska, to the upper 70s over eastern Kansas
and Oklahoma.


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