Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR EASTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
453 PM CDT SAT APR 23 2016

SUNNY SKIES PREVAILED ONCE MORE FOR THE EASTERN HALF OF KANSAS.
TEMPERATURES TOPPED OUT AROUND 80 DEGREES. BREEZY WINDS OUT OF THE
SOUTH WERE AT SPEEDS OF 10 TO 30 MPH WITH THE HIGHER VALUES IN THE
CENTRAL PORTIONS OF THE STATE. WIND GUSTS APPROACHED 35 TO 40 MPH.

A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM IS MOVING EAST FROM THE FRONT RANGE. THIS WILL
BRING INCREASING CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE
CENTRAL PLAINS THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT. A FEW OF THE STORMS IN THE
HIGH PLAINS COULD BE STRONG TO SEVERE THIS EVENING WITH POTENTIALLY
LARGE HAIL. OVERNIGHT TEMPERATURES ARE FORECAST TO FALL TO THE MID
40S TO LOWER 50S OVER EASTERN COLORADO AND WESTERN KANSAS. THE REST
OF THE PLAINS WILL FALL TO AROUND 60 DEGREES. WINDS STAY PRIMARILY
OUT OF THE SOUTH EXCEPT IN WESTERN KANSAS AND NEBRASKA WHICH WILL
SWITCH TO THE WESTERLY DIRECTION. SPEEDS WILL STAY BREEZY AT 10 TO
20 MPH.

AS THE SYSTEM CONTINUES EAST...THERE WILL BE CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH SUNDAY. SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE IN
THE AFTERNOON FROM EASTERN NEBRASKA TO EASTERN KANSAS. WINDS WILL BE
BREEZY FOR THE EASTERN HALF OF THE CENTRAL PLAINS WITH POTENTIAL
SUSTAINED SPEEDS OF 20 TO 30 MPH AND OUT OF THE SOUTH. THE HIGH
PLAINS WILL HAVE WINDS OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST TO THE WEST AT SPEEDS
OF 10 TO 20 MPH.

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