Daily Archives: 4 November, 2013

It was a windy day in Kansas on Sunday

Some impressive wind speeds were logged around the Sunflower State on Sunday.

A reporting station 7 miles southwest of Westfall in Lincoln County reported 57 miles an hour, according to the National Weather Service.

The Russell Airport reported 56 miles an hour and the Great Bend Airport in Barton County registered 53.

Other notable winds include:
Hutchinson Airport: 52
Salina Airport: 51
Wichita: 47
Rural Harper County 46
Near Matfield Green in Chase County: 42
Northeast of El Dorado in Butler County: 40

Wichita weather: Sunny day, rainy evening

It’ll be a sunny Monday in the Wichita metropolitan area before rain returns to the region in the evening, forecasters say.

Highs should reach the mid-60s today, with southeast winds steady in the teens and gusting to nearly 30 miles an hour. Overnight lows will dip to the low 50s as chances for rain continue. The southeasterly winds will ease into the single digits.

Rain will continue on Tuesday, forecasters say, with highs only climbing a few degrees from the overnight low. Winds will again be in the teens out of the southeast, with gusts approaching 30 miles an hour.

Showers and thunderstorms are expected to persist through the evening and into Wednesday morning, with lows flirting with the 30s and highs on Wednesday straining to touch 50.

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