Regional Weather Summary
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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR EASTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
428 AM CST MON FEB 8 2016

BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS PREVAILED REGIONWIDE OVERNIGHT...AS A STRONG
AREA OF LOW PRESSURE MOVED SOUTHEAST ACROSS THE WESTERN GREAT LAKES.
POCKETS OF LIGHT SNOW FLURRIES AFFECTED FAR EASTERN KANSAS...WITH
LITTLE TO NO ACCUMULATION. PREDAWN TEMPERATURES OVER THE EASTERN
HALF OF KANSAS WERE IN THE 30S.

STRONG AND GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL SPREAD SOUTH ACROSS THE REGION
TODAY...AS A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT SETS UP BETWEEN LOW PRESSURE
OVER THE GREAT LAKES...AND HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE WESTERN STATES.
SUSTAINED SPEEDS BETWEEN 25 AND 35 MPH ARE LIKELY...WITH GUSTS
LIKELY REACHING 50 MPH OR GREATER. CONSEQUENTLY...GRASSLAND FIRE
DANGER WILL BE VERY HIGH TO EXTREME FOR SNOW-FREE AREAS...SO PLEASE
AVOID OUTDOOR BURNING. ADDITIONALLY...POCKETS OF LIGHT SNOW AND
FLURRIES WILL IMPACT EASTERN PORTIONS OF KANSAS AND NEBRASKA...AS
WELL AS MUCH OF IOWA AND MISSOURI. LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS ARE POSSIBLE.
FORECAST HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE GENERALLY IN THE 30S AND
40S...ALTHOUGH 20S WILL BE COMMON OVER IOWA AND NORTHERN
MISSOURI...WITH WARMER 50S OVER THE TEXAS PANHANDLE.

WINDS WILL BEGIN TO SLACKEN THIS EVENING...ALONG WITH LIGHT SNOW
FLURRIES ENDING FOR MOST OF THE REGION. FORECAST LOWS WILL DROP INTO
THE TEENS AND 20S...WITH SINGLE DIGITS OVER PORTIONS OF IOWA.

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ADK


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