The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for Friday morning that covers more than a dozen counties in central and southern Kansas, including the Wichita metropolitan area.
The warning is in effect from 1 a.m. to 9 a.m. Friday. Temperatures are expected to be at or below freezing through daybreak. The lowest temperatures, hovering around 28 degrees, are expected to be in the Flint Hills.
The freeze warning is for Russell, Lincoln, Barton, Ellsworth, Saline, Rice, McPherson, Marion, Reno, Harvey, Butler, Kingman, Sedgwick, Harper, Sumner and Cowley counties.
Among the cities included are Wichita, Hutchinson, Great Bend, Winfield, Salina, McPherson, Marion, Harper, Newton, El Dorado, Kingman, Wellington and Winfield.