Regional Weather Summary
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AWUS83 KICT 170949

Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service Wichita KS
449 AM CDT Fri Mar 17 2017

There was a slight increase in clouds during the night over
Eastern Kansas as a cold front moved into the state. The front
extended from the northeast corner of the state to just east of
Dodge City early this morning. Winds ahead of the front were south
at 10 to 20 mph and gusty, and north around 10 mph behind the
front. Predawn temperatures were in the 50s.

The front will exit Kansas by midday, but only reach the southern
sections of Oklahoma and Arkansas by daybreak Tuesday. Light rain
and drizzle are forecast along and ahead of the front this
morning, with showers and a few thunderstorms later this afternoon.
By tonight the showers will be confined to Arkansas, Eastern
Oklahoma and far Southern Missouri.

Forecast highs range from the upper 40s in Northern Iowa, to the
mid 70s near the Red River in Oklahoma. Forecast lows range from
the lower 30s in Northern Iowa, to the upper 50s in Southern
Arkansas and Southeast Oklahoma.


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