Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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AWUS83 KICT 202248

Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service Wichita KS
448 PM CST Sat Jan 20 2018

After a cloudy start today, mostly sunny skies returned to the
region this afternoon. Winds were brisk and from the south ranging
from 15 to 20 mph with some gusts close to 25 mph. Afternoon
highs have ranged from near 60 in Northeast Kansas to near 70 in
Far Southwest Kansas.

Tonight, a frontal system will be moving through the state. This
system will bring a mix of drizzle and rain to the northern half
of the state during the afternoon. Most of the precipitation
during the overnight hours will be drizzle with some rain mixed
in. Winds will be out of the south in the Eastern half of Kansas
ranging from 10 to 15 mph and out of the north in the Western half
of the state ranging from 5 to 10 mph. Overnight lows will be
rather warm in the eastern half of the state ranging from near 50
in Southeast Kansas to near 40 in Northeast Kansas. The western
half of the state will be much colder with overnight lows ranging
from near freezing to the the mid 20s.

Sunday will be mostly cloudy and windy across the state. This
frontal system will be slow to move through the region. This will
keep the eastern half of the state much warmer than the western
areas. Afternoon highs are expected to range from the mid 60s to
the upper 50s in Eastern Kansas while afternoon highs in Western
Kansas are expected to be much lower ranging from the mid 30s to
the upper 20s. Drizzle and rain are expected in Eastern Kansas
while the drizzle and rain will change to snow in Western Kansas.
Winds will from 15 to 20 mph.

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