Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR EASTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
325 AM CDT SAT MAY 16 2015

A LINE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVED NORTHEAST INTO CENTRAL
KANSAS OVERNIGHT. SOME STORMS CONTAINED HEAVY DOWNPOURS...GUSTY
WINDS AND SMALL HAIL. OTHERWISE...SKIES WERE PARTLY TO MOSTLY
CLOUDY ACROSS THE REST OF EASTERN KANSAS. PREDAWN TEMPERATURES
WERE RATHER MILD AND GENERALLY IN THE 60S.

A STRONG STORM SYSTEM ALOFT OVER THE ROCKIES WILL MOVE NORTHEAST
ACROSS THE PLAINS LATER TODAY THROUGH TONIGHT. GUSTY SOUTH WINDS
WILL KEEP THE AIR OVER MID-AMERICA WARM AND RATHER UNSTABLE AHEAD
OF THIS STORM SYSTEM...RESULTING IN PERIODIC CHANCES FOR SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE REGION. AN OUTBREAK OF SEVERE STORMS
IS POSSIBLE LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AHEAD OF THE
SURFACE FRONT AND DRYLINE...FROM SOUTHERN NEBRASKA AND KANSAS
INTO OKLAHOMA...WITH LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS AND TORNADOES
POSSIBLE.

HIGH TEMPERATURES TODAY WILL CLIMB INTO THE 70S AND 80S. LOWS
TONIGHT WILL GENERALLY FALL INTO THE 50S AND 60S...EXCEPT FOR
COOLER 40S ACROSS NORTHWEST KANSAS AND WESTERN NEBRASKA.

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KED


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