Regional Weather Summary
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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service Wichita KS
504 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

Mild and breezy conditions prevailed overnight across the region,
as a strong storm system approached from the west. Widespread
precipitation impacted Nebraska, far northwest Kansas and eastern
Colorado, with thunderstorms during the evening hours across
western portions of Kansas and Oklahoma. Predawn temperatures
across the eastern half of Kansas were in the 60s to near 70
degrees, a remarkable 30 degrees warmer than normal.

Widespread precipitation will continue to impact the High Plains
of eastern Colorado, northwest Kansas and Nebraska today.
Meanwhile, scattered showers and thunderstorms will become likely
this afternoon over eastern Kansas, eastern Oklahoma and Missouri,
as the storm system continues to advance east. Strong to severe
storms are likely, capable of large hail, damaging winds and
isolated tornadoes. Forecast high temperatures range from 70s over
the eastern half of Kansas, to 40s over far northwest Kansas.

Widespread showers and thunderstorms will exit the region to the
east tonight. Otherwise, cooler air will spread southeast, with
forecast low temperatures ranging from 50s over far southeast
Kansas to 20s over the northwest.

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