Regional Weather Summary
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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service Wichita KS
500 PM CDT Fri Apr 21 2017

Friday afternoon was dreary and damp across much of Kansas, with a
large coverage of rain showers and drizzle. Late afternoon
temperatures were in the middle 40s to lower 50s, well below
seasonal averages for this time of year. Winds were northeasterly
at speeds of 5 to 15 mph.

A storm system centered over Kansas early this evening, will move
slowly eastward into the Lower Mississippi Valley by midday
Saturday. Rain showers will affect much of Kansas and Missouri
Tonight, with strong to severe storms over portions of Oklahoma
and Arkansas. Heavy rains and flooding are possible in southeast
Kansas, southern Missouri, eastern Oklahoma and much of Arkansas,
where flood watches and warnings are in effect. The remainder of
the region will be cloudy. Lows tonight will be in the middle 30s
over the High Plains to the 40s elsewhere.

For Saturday, there will be a chance of lingering rain showers
over eastern Kansas and eastern Oklahoma, with rain more likely in
southern Missouri and Arkansas. Areas most likely to experience
some sunshine will be Iowa, Nebraska and western Kansas. Highs
will be in the 50s and 60s.

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