Regional Weather Summary
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AWUS83 KICT 162144

Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service Wichita KS
444 PM CDT Tue May 16 2017

Windy and humid conditions occurred over the eastern half of Kansas
this afternoon. Southerly winds had sustained speeds of 20 to 25 mph
with gusts to 35 mph. Temperatures rose to the upper 70s to mid 80s.

Thunderstorms have developed later this afternoon and evening from
south central Nebraska to western Kansas in to the Panhandles as a
low pressure system is moving through the Plains. There have been
several severe storms with this activity already with hail as large
as baseballs. This activity will continue through the evening into
the overnight and will impact much of the Central Plains. Severe
storms could produce large hail up to baseball sized, wind gusts to
70 mph and even a tornadoes. The tornadic threat will be primarily
over western Kansas into the Panhandles. It is important to be
vigilant tonight and take action for any warnings that are issued
for your location.

Showers and thunderstorms are going to persist into Wednesday for
Nebraska and northern Missouri. High temperatures are forecast to
reach the 60s in most of Nebraska with the cloudy and rainy
conditions for the day. Elsewhere temperatures are anticipated to be
in the mid 70s to lower 80s. The winds are going to transition from
south to west and north as the system moves through during the day.
Sustained speeds of 20 to 30 mph are expected for much of the
Central Plains.

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