Regional Weather Summary
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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service Wichita KS
501 PM CDT Sat Oct 14 2017

This afternoon, a line of thunderstorms developed along a frontal
boundary that exteded across the Central Plains stretching from
the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles, through central Kansas, and
into southeast Nebraska and northern Missouri. Some strong and severe
thunderstorms produced strong winds with gusts in excess of
60mph along the Kansas Turnpike. Highs today were generally in
the mid to upper 80s south of the front (including the southern
half of Kansas) with gusty south/southwest winds this afternoon.
Areas north of Northern Kansas remianed cooler, with winds
generally out of the north/northwest and highs in the mid to upper

Tonight, the front is expected to surge southeast through the
remainder of central and southeast Kansas, bringing with it the
potential for severe thunderstorms. The main risks will be wind
gusts between 60-70mph and hail ranging from quarter to ping pong
ball size. Gusty winds will be from the northwest behind the
front. Overnight lows will range from the upper 30s in western
Nebraska, Kansas, and eastern Colorado to the mid 40s across
eastern Nebraska, Kansas, central Oklahoma.

Tomorrow, high pressure is forecast to settle over the region
bringing clear skies and light northwesterly winds. Highs will be
cooler for Sunday, reaching the mid to upper 60s prevailing
across the area.

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