Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service Wichita KS
452 PM CDT Thu Aug 16 2018

A hot and humid day encompassed the eastern half of Kansas today.
By late afternoon, clusters of strong to severe thunderstorms
developed across portions of southern and eastern Kansas. Late
afternoon temperatures were in the 80s and 90s, with heat indices
around 100 degrees for some.

Clusters of showers and thunderstorms will impact eastern Kansas,
eastern Oklahoma and Missouri this evening and tonight. Some of
the storms will be severe this evening, capable of large hail and
damaging winds. Additionally, locally very heavy rainfall is
likely, which may lead to areas of flooding. Forecast low
temperatures range from the 60s to low 70s.

Chances for showers and storms will linger Friday across far
southeast Kansas, southern Missouri and Oklahoma. Otherwise,
mostly sunny skies are expected across the remainder of the
region, with forecast high temperatures in the 80s to low 90s.

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