Wichita weather: Windy and warmer

Highs are expected to climb into the 50s in the Wichita area today, forecasters said, but strong winds will likely make the day rather unpleasant.

Those winds could gust to nearly 35 miles an hour out of the south this afternoon. Highs under mostly sunny skies are projected to reach the low 50s. Winds should ease somewhat overnight, forecasters say, with lows falling into the low 30s.

Another windy day in the 50s is in the forecast Thursday for Wichita, with a chance of showers arriving Friday.

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