Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service Wichita KS
455 AM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

Widespread rain and thunderstorms impacted the region overnight,
as a strong storm system approached from the southwest. Many
locations across central, south-central and eastern Kansas
received one to two inches of rain since yesterday evening, with
pockets exceeding two to three inches. A sampling of storm-total
rainfall amounts through 4 AM include: Wichita 2.16 inches, Topeka
0.99 inches, Salina 1.58 inches and Hutchinson 2.01 inches. The
heavy rain produced healthy rises on several area rivers, streams
and creeks, along with relatively minor flooding of flood-prone
and low-lying areas. Pre- dawn temperatures were in the 40s and

Areas of rain, drizzle and isolated thunderstorms will continue
to impact the region today, as the storm system moves slowly
across Mid- America. Locally heavy rain and minor flooding will
remain possible. Additionally, scattered strong to severe storms
are possible this afternoon across portions of eastern and
southeast Kansas, with large hail and perhaps damaging winds the
primary threats. Afternoon high temperatures will range from near
70 degrees over far southeast Kansas, to 40s across central and
western Kansas.

Scattered rain showers will continue tonight across the region,
as the storm system begins to exit to the east. Low temperatures
will dip into the 30s and 40s.

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