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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service Wichita KS
439 AM CST Wed Jan 10 2018

Mostly cloudy skies and breezy conditions have dominated the
State of Kansas during the overnight hours. Winds have been brisk
and out of the south ranging from 10 to 15 mph with some wind
gusts as high as 25 mph. Overnight lows have ranged from near 40
in Southeast Kansas to the mid 30s in Northern Kansas.

Cloudy skies and windy conditions are expected to dominate the
region. Winds are expected to range from 15 to 22 mph across the
state with wind gusts as high as 30 mph. The clouds will keep the
temperatures from getting too warm today but temperatures are
expected to be well above normal for this time of year. Afternoon
highs are expected to range from near 60 in Southeast Kansas to
the low 70s in Southwest Kansas. This afternoon will also mark the
beginning of a major change as a powerful weather system will
begin moving into the State. Showers will become likely in the
late afternoon in Northwest Kansas.

Tonight, this powerful weather system will move across the state
and shift the winds around to the north. Showers will be likely
across much of the state on the warm side of the front. My
morning, the front will have moved through the entire state and
temperatures will have tumbled by as much as 30 degrees from the
afternoon highs. Winds will be high and are expected to shift from
the south to the north ranging from 10 to 20 mph with gust as high
at 30 mph across the state. Overnight low are expected to much
colder than this morning lows ranging from near 40 in extreme
southeast Kansas to the upper teens in northwest Kansas. The rain
will change over to snow over most of the state by morning. There
may be some freezing rain for a period of time during the early
morning in Eastern Kansas but these conditions are not expected
to last too long.

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