Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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AWUS83 KICT 190954

Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service Wichita KS
454 AM CDT Sat May 19 2018

Clusters of showers and thunderstorms moved northeast across the
region Friday evening and overnight. Severe weather was most
widespread across western Kansas, where large hail, damaging winds
and a handful of tornadoes occurred. Severe weather across
central and eastern Kansas was a bit more sporadic, but a few
occurrences of damaging winds were reported across south- central
Kansas. Predawn temperatures across Kansas where in the 50s and
60s, coolest over western Kansas.

Another round of strong to severe thunderstorms is expected this
afternoon and evening across northwest Missouri, eastern and
southern Kansas, and western Oklahoma, as a cold front approaches
from the northwest. Large hail and damaging winds will be the
primary threats, although a few tornadoes cannot be ruled out. A
wide temperature range will exist today, with forecast highs
reaching near 90 degrees over southeast Kansas, but only 50s
across northwest Kansas and western Nebraska behind the cold

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