Wichita weather: Warm and windy

Summer makes a cameo appearance today in the Wichita area, with highs touching 90 and southerly winds reaching blow-your-hat-off speeds.

Gusts could approach 30 miles an hour under mostly sunny skies, forecasters say. Steady breezes will be in the teens.

Lows tonight will dip into the mid-60s, with winds losing little of their energy. Gusts will still top 25 miles an hour.

Friday will echo Thursday, forecasters say, with highs in the upper 80s and south winds gusting to more than 30 miles an hour.

Showers and thunderstorms move in early Saturday, bringing cooler temperatures with them.

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