Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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AWUS83 KICT 252149

Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service Wichita KS
449 PM CDT Thu May 25 2017

Windier and warmer was the story for today compared to yesterday.
High temperatures ranged from the upper 70s to upper 80s for the
Sunflower State with the highest values in the southwest corner.
Southerly winds had sustained speeds of 15 to 25 mph with gusts to
30 mph.

A low pressure over the lee of the Rockies has brought thunderstorms
this afternoon across northeast Colorado and western Nebraska. These
storms will move through the northern portions of Kansas and all of
Nebraska this evening. Strong to severe thunderstorms are possible
with hail as large as golf balls and winds to 60 mph. The majority
of the Central Plains which are ahead of the main system will have
low temperatures in the upper 50s to mid 60s. Winds will be variable
at 5 to 10 mph.

There are chances of showers and thunderstorms to end the week for
western Nebraska, eastern Colorado and far western Kansas as the
system moves through the Plains. High temperatures are forecast to
reach the 80s for all but Nebraska, northeast Colorado and northwest
Kansas which will have highs in the upper 60s to mid 70s. Winds will
be primarily out of the north at 10 to 15 mph.

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