Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS
AWUS83 KICT 242159
Regional Weather Summary For Eastern Kansas
National Weather Service Wichita KS
302 PM CDT Tue May 24 2016
After a morning of scattered showers and thunderstorms, the skies
opened to a vast amount of sunshine. Humidity was high for
especially the southern half of the state following the morning
rain. Temperatures rose to around 80 degrees. Southeasterly winds
had speeds of 15 to 20 mph with gusts to 25 mph.
This evening is already becoming active across the Central Plains.
There is a potential for severe weather across western Kansas and
the Panhandles once again this evening as well as into central
Oklahoma. These storms could produce large hail, damaging winds, and
tornadoes. Please check the latest watches and warnings for
additional information and be on alert for any which will be issued.
Severe weather will be possible in Nebraska and the rest of Kansas
closer to the night time hours. Overnight low temperatures are
forecast to fall to the lower 50s in eastern Colorado and mid to low
50s for the High Plains. The rest of the Central Plains will drop to
the 60s. Winds will be out the south to southeast at 10 to 20 mph.
Showers and thunderstorms will be possible into the morning across
northeast Kansas and Missouri. The rest of the Central Plains is
anticipated to be quiet. High temperatures are forecast to soar mid
80s to lower 90s. Winds will be out of the south to southwest at
speeds of 10 to 20 mph with possible gusts to 30 mph except for
eastern Colorado, northwest Kansas, and western Nebraska which
should have northwest winds around 10 mph.