Daily Archives: 31 August, 2012

Wichita weather: Isaac brings rain to metro area

The remnants of Hurricane Isaac will bring rain to eastern Kansas over the next couple of days – including the Wichita area.

Forecasters say showers and thunderstorms are possible generally along and east of a line from Salina to Wichita to South Haven after 2 p.m. today. Highs will top out in the low 80s under mostly cloudy skies. Winds will be out of the northeast, with gusts nearing 25 miles an hour.

More showers and thunderstorms are possible tonight, when lows are expected to bottom out at 70. Winds will remain persistent out of the northeast.

Chances for showers persist through Saturday, forecasters say, but they’ll diminish as the day goes on. Highs will be in the upper 80s as skies gradually begin to clear.

Sunday should be sunny, with highs in the mid-90s. Labor Day will be sunny and hot, forecasters say, with highs in the upper 90s.

For more information on current conditions, go to our weather page.