Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR EASTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
447 PM CDT MON JUL 6 2015

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS HAVE DEVELOPED ALONG A COLD FRONT
STRETCHING FROM NORTHERN MISSOURI TO SOUTH CENTRAL KANSAS. SOME OF
THESE STORMS HAVE BEEN STRONG TO SEVERE WITH GUSTY WIND GUSTS AND
LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL. AHEAD OF THE FRONT...TEMPERATURES CLIMBED
INTO THE UPPER 80S TO MID 90S. ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE
FRONT...COOLER AIR POOLED IN WHICH KEPT TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 70S.
WINDS WERE GUSTY AHEAD OF AND BEHIND THE FRONT WITH SPEEDS OF 10 TO
20 MPH. GUSTS REACHED 30 MPH. THE FRONTAL PASSAGE TRANSITIONED WINDS
FROM THE SOUTH TO THE NORTH.

AS THIS FRONT PUSHES SOUTHEAST...SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THIS EVENING INTO THE OVERNIGHT HOURS ACROSS
THE EASTERN HALF OF KANSAS...MISSOURI AND OKLAHOMA. SOME OF THESE
STORMS COULD BE STRONG TO SEVERE. THE STRONGEST ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED
TO BE IN NORTHEAST KANSAS AND NORTHERN MISSOURI WHERE LARGE
HAIL...GUSTY WINDS AND TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE. PLEASE MAKE SURE TO
BE ALERT THIS EVENING ESPECIALLY IN THE MENTIONED AREAS.
TEMPERATURES WILL FALL TO THE MID 50S IN NEBRASKA AND NORTHWEST
KANSAS TO THE 60S FOR MUCH OF THE REST OF THE SUNFLOWER STATE INTO
OKLAHOMA. VALUES CLOSER TO 70 DEGREES ARE FORECAST FOR SOUTHERN
MISSOURI...EXTREME SOUTHEAST KANSAS AND EASTERN OKLAHOMA. WINDS WILL
TRANSITION TO THE NORTH AS THE FRONT GOES THROUGH FOR THE REST OF
THE CENTRAL PLAINS...SPEEDS WILL BE LIGHT TO 15 MPH.

TUESDAY WILL HAVE ANOTHER ROUND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FOR THE
SOUTHERN HALF OF KANSAS...SOUTHERN MISSOURI AND OKLAHOMA. LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL IS ANTICIPATED WITH THIS ACTIVITY WHICH COULD PRODUCE
FLOODING AND POSSIBLY FLASH FLOODING. REMEMBER DO NOT DRIVE THROUGH
FLOODED ROADWAYS. TURN AROUND AND DO NOT DROWN. COOLER AIR WILL KEEP
TEMPERATURES IN THE 70S ACROSS THE CENTRAL PLAINS. WINDS WILL BE OUT
THE NORTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 MPH.

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