Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR EASTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
414 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS HAVE DEVELOPED THIS AFTERNOON ACROSS
THE CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST PORTIONS OF THE SUNFLOWER STATE. THESE
STORMS HAVE NOT BEEN SEVERE BUT HAVE PRODUCED HEAVY DOWNPOURS.
TEMPERATURES CLIMBED TO THE MIDDLE 90S TO 104 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON
WITH THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURES IN SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS. THE SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS HAVE COOLED THE AIR AND THUS LOWERED TEMPERATURES
IN A FEW LOCATIONS BY 10 TO 15 DEGREES. WINDS HAVE BEEN VARIABLE AT
SPEEDS OF 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH.

THERE IS A FRONTAL BOUNDARY ASSOCIATED WITH A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IN
WESTERN KANSAS AND WESTERN NEBRASKA. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE AND
ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE TO DEVELOP IN THE NORTHERN HALF OF THE HIGH
PLAINS THIS EVENING. THE THREATS ARE GOING TO BE ISOLATED LARGE
HAIL...GUSTY WINDS AND POSSIBLY A TORNADO. PLEASE CHECK YOUR LOCAL
FORECAST FOR MORE INFORMATION IF YOU LIVE IN THIS AREA. OTHER STORMS
ACROSS THE PLAINS COULD BECOME STRONG WITH GUSTY WINDS BUT WILL
MAINLY HAVE PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN. OVERNIGHT LOW ARE FORECASTED TO
DROP TO MID 70S FROM NORTHERN MISSOURI TO EASTERN KANSAS TO
OKLAHOMA. THE REST OF THE PLAINS ARE ANTICIPATED TO HAVE LOWS IN THE
UPPER 50S TO LOWER 60S. WINDS WILL DIMINISH TO 5 TO 10 MPH AND BE
VARIABLE.

CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SHALL LINGER IN WESTERN
NEBRASKA ON SATURDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL ONCE AGAIN CLIMB NEAR 100
DEGREES FOR ALL BUT NEBRASKA...EASTERN COLORADO AND THE NORTHWEST
CORNER OF KANSAS WHICH WILL BE IN THE 80S. THIS HAS LED TO HEAT
ADVISORIES ACROSS MISSOURI AND NORTHEAST KANSAS. WINDS OUT OF THE
SOUTH WILL RANGE FROM 10 TO 25 MPH WITH THE STRONGER SPEEDS IN THE
SOUTH CENTRAL PLAINS AS GUSTS MAY REACH 30 MPH.

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VP




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