Regional Weather Summary
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AWUS83 KICT 180955

Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service Wichita KS
455 AM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

Clusters of thunderstorms moved across portions of western and
central Kansas overnight, with a diminishing trend early this
morning. Localized wind gusts up to 50 mph and downpours
accompanied the stronger storms. Early morning temperatures were
mainly in the 60s to around 70 degrees, with variable winds across
the state.

Morning showers and thunderstorms are expected to slowly diminish
across northwestern Oklahoma and the mid Missouri Valley. A weak
cold front will move southeastward through the Central Plains
today, stalling tonight from northwestern Oklahoma to central
Missouri. South of the front, Highs will reach the upper 80s to
middle 90s this afternoon. Isolated to scattered thunderstorms are
expected to develop near the front late this afternoon into
tonight, mainly across lower elevations of the Central Plains.
Isolated severe storms will be possible with large hail and
damaging winds, mainly from northern Oklahoma and eastern Kansas,
into Missouri and southwestern Iowa. Lows tonight will range from
the upper 50s in Nebraska and Iowa, to the lower 70s in Oklahoma.

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