Category Archives: Forecast

Wichita weather: Scattered showers and thunderstorms

Rain is possible – perhaps even a thunderstorm – in the Wichita area on Wednesday, forecasters say.

Isolated spots could see heavy rain for brief periods. Highs will only brush 70 in the area, forecasters say. Winds will be light and variable, remaining in single digits.

A few showers may linger overnight, when lows fall into the upper 50s. Thursday should be mostly sunny, forecasters say, with highs in the low 80s.

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Wichita weather: A most pleasant day for late July

Find excuses to linger outside Tuesday if you can, Wichita.

Sunny days in the low 80s with a light breeze don’t come along in late July all that often in the Wichita area. That’s what’s on tap for south-central Kansas today, forecasters say.

A slight chance of showers arrives late Tuesday night, with chances increasing after midnight. Lows will settle in the mid-60s.

Rain is likely to stretch into Wednesday, forecasters say, when highs will top out in the mid-70s. Showers and thunderstorms could persist well into the evening.

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Wichita weather: A stretch of cool weather begins

Wichita can expect a rather pleasant Monday, forecasters say, with highs in the upper 80s and light winds under sunny skies.

Highs will be in the 80s much of the week under partly cloudy skies, with 70s expected when chances for rain arrive in mid-week. Lows will be in the 60s.

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Wichita weather: Sizzling climb toward 100

Wichita could see its second triple-digit day of the year on Friday, forecasters say.

Gusty south winds topping 30 miles an hour at times will help feed the rise in temperature. Overnight lows will only drop to the upper half of the 70s before Saturday delivers another potential 100-degree day, forecasters say.

South-southwesterly winds will again play their part in the heating, gusting above 25 miles an hour. A front will push through later in the day, bringing a chance of rain and notably cooler temperatures.

Highs on Sunday will be in the low 90s and in the upper 80s on Monday, forecasters say.

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Wichita weather: Sunny and hot

After an unexpectedly cloudy and cool day on Wednesday, Wichita will see more sunshine on Thursday.

Highs will be in the mid-90s, forecasters say, with southerly winds gusting to about 20 miles an hour. Lows will be in the mid-70s overnight, but southerly winds won’t ease. In fact, gusts will push into the mid-20s.

Friday will be hot, with highs topping 100, forecasters say. The heat index could approach 105 in the Wichita area.

Saturday could see another 100-degree day in Wichita, forecasters say.

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Wichita weather: A bit cooler, but not much

Conditions will be slightly better in the Wichita area Wednesday than over the past two days, forecasters say.

Highs will only be in the mid-90s under sunny skies, with light northerly winds. Overnight lows will be in the low 70s under partly cloudy skies.

Thursday will have highs in the mid-90s, forecasters say, but southerly winds will gain strength during the day. Steady breezes will be in the teens with gusts reaching 25 miles an hour.

Friday will see a fresh surge of heat, with highs climbing near 100 again.

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Wichita weather: Hot and muggy

Wichita may just log its second 100-degree day of the year on Tuesday, but even if the high stays in the upper 90s it’ll still feel like triple digits.

The heat index is expected to climb several degrees above 100 in the Wichita area Tuesday, forecasters say, and central Kansas could see the heat index creep near 110.

Sunny skies and light south-southwesterly breezes will help push the temperature close to 100. Overnight lows will only drop to the mid-70s under mostly clear skies, but a front moving through the region will drop highs on Wednesday several degrees to the mid-90s.

It’ll still be muggy, though, with the heat index topping 100 again, forecasters say. More cool air will drop Thursday’s highs to the low 90s.

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Wichita weather: Hot and windy

Folks hungry for some summer weather will delight in the forecast for the next couple of days in the Wichita area.

Temperatures will climb near 100 Monday and Tuesday under sunny skies, forecasters say. South winds will be in the teens and gust above 20 miles an hour on Monday before easing a bit on Tuesday.

The heat index – a measure of what it feels like – will rise above 100 in the region both days, according to the National Weather Service.

Chances for showers arrive early Wednesday morning, forecasters say, along with cooler air. Highs on Wednesday are expected to only be in the low 90s.

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Wichita weather: Pleasant temperatures as clouds depart

Wichita can look forward to pleasant weather on Friday, forecasters say.

Temperatures will top out in the upper 70s with light and variable winds. Skies will be mostly cloudy early before gradually clearing over the course of the day.

Temperatures will dip to the low 60s early Saturday morning before rebounding into the mid-80s under sunny skies on Saturday, forecasters say. Sunday will be a little warmer, with highs climbing near 90.

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Wichita weather: Showers continue

More rain is in the forecast for Wichita on Thursday, with perhaps a morning thunderstorm thrown in for good measure.

Highs will be in the upper 60s, forecasters say, with light easterly winds. Rain should end by evening, with skies beginning to clear. Overnight lows will only drop a few degrees to the low 60s.

Friday should be quite pleasant, forecasters say, with partly sunny skies and highs in the upper 70s and light northerly winds.

The weekend will see the beginning of a warm-up, with sunny skies and highs in the mid-80s on Saturday and the low 90s on Sunday.

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