A taste of Spring for Kansas today
WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Meteorologist Jake Dunne says it is not quite as cold as the past two mornings, but temperatures in the 20s and wind chills in the teens will require a coat on the way out the door. Later today we warm into near record high territory under a mostly sunny sky.
Most cities will have to make it 70 degrees, or higher, to break a record today and while that is unlikely to happen, most of the state will top-out in the middle to upper 60s. Enjoy the spring fling because a big change rolls in on Thursday.
Our next weather maker will arrive tomorrow morning. A strong cold front will bring breezy to windy and much colder conditions back to Kansas, but moisture will be limited. Other than a few sprinkles on Thursday, followed by a few flurries on Friday, most of the state will stay dry.
The wind will be another story with this storm system. Sustained wind between 20-40 mph tomorrow and Friday will occasionally gust over 50 mph! The breeze will slowly back-off Friday night into Saturday.
WICHITA AREA FORECAST:
Today: Mostly sunny, unseasonably mild. Wind: SW 10-20. High: 62.
Tonight: Partly to mostly cloudy. Wind: SW/NW 10-20. Low: 37.
Tomorrow: Partly cloudy, windy, and colder. Wind: NW 20-35; gusty. High: 51.
Tomorrow Night: Partly cloudy; blustery. Wind: NW 20-30; gusty. Low: 27.
Fri: High: 40. Low: 23. Mostly cloudy, continued very windy.
Sat: High: 43. Low: 25. Mostly sunny, then increasing clouds.
Sun: High: 45. Low: 28. Becoming mostly sunny.
Mon: High: 49. Low: 25. Partly cloudy.
Tue: High: 45. Low: 26. Partly cloudy.
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