Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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AWUS83 KICT 212300

Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service Wichita KS
500 PM CST Sat Jan 21 2017

Light rain spread north across South-Central and Southeast Kansas
this afternoon while extensive cloudiness that was spreading north
covered nearly all of the state. Temperatures reached the 50s with
a light east wind.

Rain will continue to spread from Oklahoma and Arkansas across the
eastern half of Kansas and Missouri tonight as an intense surface
cyclone moves east across Oklahoma. The rain will vacate Eastern
Kansas and Eastern Oklahoma Sunday morning as the surface cyclone
continues its trek east, reaching the Lower Mississippi Valley by
Sunday afternoon. Skies would clear most areas Sunday afternoon
with rain and cloudiness confined to the Eastern Plains.

A wide range of lows is forecast. The Western Plains will plunge
into the mid 20s while the Eastern Plains will only drop into the
lower 40s as easterly winds around 10 mph become northerly 10 to
15 mph. Highs in the 50s are forecast Sunday as northwest winds
increase to 15 to 25 mph.

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