Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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REGIONAL WEATHER SUMMARY FOR EASTERN KANSAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
500 AM CDT WED MAR 25 2015

AREAS OF DENSE FOG AFFECTED PORTIONS OF NORTHERN AND NORTHEAST
KANSAS OVERNIGHT...DUE TO LIGHT WINDS...COOL TEMPERATURES AND MOIST
LOW-LEVELS. ELSEWHERE...THICK MID AND HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS STREAMED
EAST ACROSS THE REGION...AHEAD OF A STORM SYSTEM APPROACHING FROM
THE WEST. PREDAWN TEMPERATURES OVER THE EASTERN HALF OF KANSAS WERE
IN THE 30S AND 40S.

A STRONG STORM SYSTEM WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST TODAY...WITH AN
ASSOCIATED FRONTAL BOUNDARY TAKING SHAPE ACROSS THE SOUTHERN AND
CENTRAL PLAINS. CONSEQUENTLY...SCATTERED TO NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON. THE GREATEST
POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE WEATHER WILL RESIDE OVER OKLAHOMA...SOUTHERN
MISSOURI...NORTHWEST ARKANSAS AND FAR SOUTHEAST KANSAS. THE MAIN
THREATS WILL BE LARGE HAIL...DAMAGING WINDS AND LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL...ALTHOUGH AN ISOLATED TORNADO CANNOT BE RULED OUT. STRONG
NORTH WINDS AND COOLER TEMPERATURES WILL SPREAD SOUTH ACROSS THE
REGION IN WAKE OF THIS SYSTEM...WITH GUSTS OVER 35 MPH AT TIMES.
THIS WILL CONTRIBUTE TO ELEVATED FIRE DANGER FOR RAIN-FREE AREAS.
AFTERNOON HIGHS WILL RANGE FROM 50S OVER NORTHERN AND WESTERN
KANSAS...TO 60S AND 70S FURTHER SOUTH.

WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT SOUTH
OVERNIGHT...AFFECTING THE SOUTHEAST HALF OF
KANSAS...OKLAHOMA...MISSOURI AND ARKANSAS. THE GREATEST THREAT FOR
SEVERE WEATHER WILL RESIDE OVER OKLAHOMA...SOUTHERN MISSOURI AND
ARKANSAS. OVERNIGHT LOW TEMPERATURES WILL DROP INTO THE 20S AND
30S...WITH 40S FURTHER SOUTH.

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ADK


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