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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR EASTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
504 PM CST MON FEB 1 2016

PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND BREEZY EASTERLY WINDS PREVAILED
TODAY ACROSS THE KANSAS REGION...AS A STRONG STORM SYSTEM APPROACHED
FROM THE SOUTHWEST. LATE AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES OVER THE EASTERN
HALF OF KANSAS WERE IN THE 40S AND 50S.

WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION WILL EXPAND EAST ACROSS THE ENTIRE REGION
TONIGHT...AHEAD OF THE APPROACHING STORM SYSTEM. MOSTLY RAIN AND
EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED OVER OKLAHOMA...MISSOURI AND THE
SOUTHEAST HALF OF KANSAS. A FEW STRONG THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF
GUSTY WINDS AND SMALL HAIL ARE POSSIBLE OVER SOUTH-CENTRAL AND
SOUTHEAST KANSAS...AS WELL AS OKLAHOMA. IN CONTRAST...MOSTLY SNOW IS
EXPECTED OVER NEBRASKA AND ROUGHLY THE NORTHWEST HALF OF
KANSAS...WITH SIGNIFICANT ACCUMULATIONS EXCEEDING 6 INCHES LIKELY
OVER NORTHWEST KANSAS AND NEBRASKA. THE HEAVY SNOW COMBINED WITH
STRENGTHENING NORTHEASTERLY WINDS WILL MAKE FOR HAZARDOUS TRAVEL
CONDITIONS. FORECAST LOW TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM 20S OVER
WESTERN KANSAS...TO NEAR 50 DEGREES OVER FAR SOUTHEAST KANSAS.

THE POWERFUL STORM SYSTEM AND ASSOCIATED PRECIPITATION WILL
GRADUALLY EXIT TO THE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE REGION TUESDAY. HEAVY
SNOW WILL CONTINUE FOR IOWA AND EASTERN NEBRASKA...WITH SIGNIFICANT
ACCUMULATIONS LIKELY. OTHERWISE...STRONG NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS
WILL USHER COLDER TEMPERATURES SOUTHWARD. FORECAST HIGHS WILL RANGE
FROM 20S OVER WESTERN KANSAS AND NEBRASKA...TO 60S OVER PORTIONS OF
MISSOURI.

$$

ADK


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