Regional Weather Summary
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Regional Weather Summary
National Weather Service Wichita KS
356 AM CDT Fri Mar 16 2018

It was breezy and unseasonably mild across the eastern half of
Kansas overnight. Showers and thunderstorms were scattered across
eastern Kansas and more isolated over central Kansas. Predawn
temperatures were generally in the 50s.

Deep low pressure will move from northwest Kansas this morning to
northern Missouri by tonight. Strong winds and warm, dry air will
prevail south of the low today, creating potentially dangerous
wildfire conditions across central and southern Kansas, Oklahoma
and southwest Missouri. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will
prevail east of the advancing low pressure area from southeast
Nebraska and southern Iowa across Missouri into northwest
Arkansas. Adverse Winter weather with snow and freezing rain will
be found north and northwest of the low pressure area across
northern and western Nebraska today, before spreading into
northern Iowa tonight.

High temperatures today will range from the 30s and 40s across
Iowa and Nebraska to the upper 70s and lower 80s across southeast
Kansas and much of Oklahoma. Lows tonight will generally fall
into the 20s and 30s across the heartland, except for milder 40s
in eastern Oklahoma, northwest Arkansas and southern Missouri.


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