Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service Wichita KS
442 AM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Light and variable winds were observed across far eastern Kansas,
but became south at 15 to 25 mph and gusty in central Kansas.
Predawn temperatures ranged from the lower 30s in east central
Kansas, to the lower 40s in north central Kansas.

A strong cold front will move across Nebraska this afternoon and
into Kansas tonight. By daybreak Monday, the front should extend
from central Iowa, to southwest Kansas. Strong and gusty south
winds in advance of the front, have prompted wind advisories from
Iowa to south central Kansas. The resultant high fire danger has
prompted red flag warnings for parts of central and southwest
Kansas, along with far northwest Oklahoma.

Showers and a few thunderstorms are forecast across southern
sections of Oklahoma and Arkansas today, which will expand north
across eastern Kansas, Missouri and Iowa tonight. Light freezing
drizzle and snow is forecast tonight in Nebraska in the colder air
north of the front.

Forecast highs range from the lower 40s in parts of Iowa, to the
upper 70s in extreme southwest Kansas and the Oklahoma panhandle.
Forecast lows range from the single digits in northwest Kansas,
to the upper 50s in parts of Oklahoma.

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