Regional Weather Summary
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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service Wichita KS
500 PM CST Fri Jan 13 2017

Cloudy and cold weather prevailed throughout Kansas Friday
afternoon. Areas of light freezing rain developed northward into
south-central and southeast Kansas. Late afternoon temperatures
were in the 20s statewide, with northeasterly winds of 5 to 10
mph.

A slow moving storm system will rotate over the Baja of California
tonight through Saturday. Batches of light freezing rain will
impact mainly southeast Kansas into Missouri, and northern
Oklahoma tonight with up to one-quarter inch of ice accumulation
possible. Rain will affect areas further south in Oklahoma and
Arkansas. Most of the region will experience low temperatures in
the teens and 20s, although slightly warmer readings in the 30s
are forecast in southeast Oklahoma and Arkansas.

On Saturday, batches of light to moderate freezing rain will
develop northward from northern Oklahoma into southern Kansas and
much of Missouri. Icing potential of one-quarter to one-half inch
will be possible with this activity, with rain occuring in
Arkansas and southeast Oklahoma. The precipitation will expand
further north Saturday night. Highs will be in the 20s to middle
30s.

Untreated roads will become ice-covered and hazardous for travel
in areas that experience freezing rain or sleet tonight through
Saturday night. Ice storm warnings remain posted for much of the
Kansas region.

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