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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR EASTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
345 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

A FEW THUNDERSTORMS MOVED ACROSS NORTH CENTRAL KANSAS OVERNIGHT. THE
REMAINDER OF EASTERN KANSAS WAS MOSTLY CLEAR AND WARM. EARLY MORNING
TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE MIDDLE 70S TO LOWER 80S...WITH SOUTHERLY
WINDS OF 10 TO 20 MPH AND GUSTS TO 25 TO 30 MPH.

HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL STRENGTHEN SLIGHTLY OVER THE LOWER
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY AND SOUTHERN PLAINS TODAY. THIS WILL KEEP A VERY
WARM TO HOT AIRMASS IN PLACE ACROSS THE KANSAS REGION. A SURFACE
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL EXTEND FROM WESTERN KANSAS TO EASTERN
NEBRASKA. SOUTHERLY WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH WITH SOME HIGHER GUSTS CAN
BE EXPECTED TODAY FOR AREAS TO THE SOUTHEAST OF THIS TROUGH AXIS. IN
ADDITION...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP LATE TODAY AND
ESPECIALLY TONIGHT...NEAR THE TROUGH AXIS...MAINLY FROM NORTHEASTERN
KANSAS AND EASTERN NEBRASKA INTO IOWA AND FAR NORTHWESTERN MISSOURI.

HIGHS THIS AFTERNOON WILL GENERALLY RANGE FROM 95 TO 100 DEGREES.
AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES OF 100 TO 105 ARE FORECAST ACROSS
OKLAHOMA...EASTERN KANSAS...MUCH OF MISSOURI INTO IOWA. HEAT
ADVISORIES ARE IN EFFECT FOR NORTHWEST AND CENTRAL MISSOURI.
MOST OF THE REGION WILL HAVE LOW TEMPERATURES IN THE 70S TONIGHT.
THE EXCEPTION WILL BE WESTERN NEBRASKA AND FAR NORTHWEST
KANSAS...WHERE LOWS WILL DIP INTO THE MID TO UPPER 60S.

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