Regional Weather Summary
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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service Wichita KS
505 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

A small cluster of strong thunderstorms with torrential rainfall,
small hail, and gusty winds, affected part of southeastern Kansas
overnight before dissipating early this morning. Other scattered
showers and thunderstorms developed across northeast Kansas. Early
morning temperatures were mainly in the 70s, with variable winds.

A complex of thunderstorms with locally heavy rainfall and gusty
winds, will affect eastern Nebraska, northeastern Kansas,
southern Iowa, and northern and central portions of Missouri
this morning before diminishing. Otherwise, another hot and humid
day is on tap for the Kansas region, with afternoon highs ranging
from the middle 90s to around 100 degrees. Heat advisories have
been posted for this afternoon, from south-central and
southeastern Kansas, into eastern Oklahoma and far southwest
Missouri, where peak heat indices of 104 to 108 are forecast.

There is a marginal risk for scattered strong to severe storms
from late this afternoon into tonight across eastern Nebraska,
Iowa, northeastern Kansas, and much of Missouri. Large hail,
damaging winds and locally heavy rainfall will be the main
threats. Other isolated storms will be possible across western
Kansas into Oklahoma. Low temperatures tonight will be warm,
ranging from the middle 60s to middle 70s.

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