Category Archives: Forecast

Wichita weather: Plenty of clouds on a pleasant day

Tuesday should be a pleasant day in the Wichita area, forecasters say.

Highs will be in the mid-70s under mostly cloudy skies, with winds staying light and variable. A slight chance of showers will come late tonight, with overnight lows falling to the mid-60s.

Wednesday could see scattered light showers and thunderstorms, forecasters say, with highs in the mid-80s. Winds will be light out of the south.

Highs will be in the 80s through the weekend, forecasters say, with chances for rain scattered throughout the period.

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Wichita weather: Chances for showers much of the week

There’s a slight chance for showers in the Wichita area on Monday, forecasters say.

And Tuesday. And Wednesday. And Thursday.

The pattern of unsettled weather will bring highs in the 80s on Monday, upper 70s on Tuesday and mid-80s on Wednesday, forecasters say. Winds will vary, blowing steadily in the teens on Monday and easing slightly on Tuesday.

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Wichita weather: Dig out jackets and long sleeves

Friday will be quite chilly for mid-September in the Wichita area, forecasters say – so much so that Wichita’s record low high for the date is under threat.

The National Weather Service is projecting a high of 58, which is only a few degrees warmer than the record of 55 set in 1989.

“It’s going to be close, obviously,” said Eric Schminke, a meteorologist with the Wichita branch of the weather service.

There will be a chance of showers, primarily in the afternoon, with breezy north-northwest winds gusting to more than 30 miles an hour at times.

Overnight lows will sag to the low 40s, with winds easing as the night stretches out.

The weekend should be sunny and pleasant, forecasters say, with highs in the upper 60s on Saturday and the upper 70s on Sunday.

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Wichita weather: Pleasant day before more chances for rain arrive

Thursday should be pleasant taste of autumn in the Wichita area, forecasters say.

Highs will be in the low 70s under sunny skies, with light north winds occasionally reaching double digits. Showers move in after midnight, with lows in the mid-50s.

Daytime showers are possible on Friday, too, with highs only in the low 60s, forecasters say. North winds in the teens and gusting at more than 25 miles an hour will make it seem even chillier.

The weekend should be sunny, with highs in the mid-60s on Saturday and the mid-70s on Sunday.

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Wichita weather: Morning showers possible

There could be rain in Wichita’s Wednesday morning before skies start to slowly clear.

Cooler air is on the way, forecasters say, with highs only reaching the upper 70s. It’ll be breezy, with west winds in the teens early and strengthening into the 20s later in the day. Gusts could reach 30 miles an hour.

Overnight lows will fall to the low 50s, forecasters say, before temperatures rebound to the low 70s on a mostly sunny Thursday. Winds will crawl into the double digits out of the northeast.

Friday brings another chance of showers, forecasters say, with highs only in the low 60s.

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Wichita weather: Showers possible in late afternoon, evening

A warm, breezy day for Wichita will be capped by a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening, forecasters say.

Highs will be in the low 90s, with south winds intensifying from the teens to the mid-20s and gusting to nearly 35 miles an hour. Storms are even more likely in the evening, forecasters say, with temperatures dipping to the low 70s overnight. Southerly winds will ease only slightly during the overnight hours.

Chances for showers will continue through Wednesday morning, forecasters say. Skies will remain mostly cloudy, with highs only climbing a few degrees from the overnight low. Winds will shift from the west to the north in the morning, blowing steadily in the teens and gusting to nearly 30 miles an hour.

Thursday should see sunshine return, but highs will only be in the upper 60s.

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Wichita weather: A pleasant day before showers enter the forecast

After a delightful weekend, Wichita will see temperatures surge into the upper 80s on Monday under mostly sunny skies.

Winds will turn gusty out of the south, forecasters say, with gusts approaching 30 miles an hour later in the day. Chances for rain arrive early Tuesday morning, when lows will slip to the low 70s. Winds will ease only slightly as clouds increase.

Chances for rain increase on Tuesday – particularly in the evening in the Wichita area, forecasters say. Highs will push into the low 90s and it’ll be quite windy. South winds in the teens will intensify into the 20s and gust at nearly 40 miles an hour.

Wednesday will be much cooler, with chances for rain persisting and highs only in the upper 70s.

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Wichita weather: A wet Friday?

There’s a good chance of showers and thunderstorms in south-central Kansas on Friday, forecasters say.

Folks heading to Hutchinson for the first day of the Kansas State Fair might want to consider taking an umbrella or raincoat. Chances for rain are even better for Hutchinson than they are for Wichita, forecasters say.

Highs will top out in the low 80s in Wichita under partly sunny skies. Winds will be in the teens out of the west, gusting at more than 20 miles an hour.

Good chances for rain continue through the evening hours, forecasters say, with lows dipping into the upper 50s. Winds will shift to the north but remain hearty, with gusts pushing toward 25 miles an hour.

Slight chances for rain will persist through the morning hours on Saturday before skies begin to clear, forecasters say. Highs through the weekend will only be in the 70s, however, before rebounding into the 80s next week.

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Wichita weather: Summer’s last blast?

It’ll be hot and windy in the Wichita area on Thursday, with highs in the upper 90s and south winds gusting at more than 30 miles an hour.

But change is coming, forecasters say, with a cool front arriving just in time for the start of the Kansas State Fair. Friday brings a good chance of showers and thunderstorms, with highs only nudging into the 80s and winds shifting to the north-northwest.

Lows Friday night will dip into the 50s, and forecasters say highs over the weekend will only be in the 70 under partly cloudy skies.

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Wichita weather: Breezy, with clearing skies

After a potentially stormy early morning, skies will gradually clear in the Wichita area as Wednesday unfolds, forecasters say.

Highs are likely to reach the mid-90s, with south winds gusting at more than 30 miles an hour by afternoon. Steady south breezes will strengthen as the day goes on, reaching the 20s by mid-afternoon.

Overnight lows will drop only to the mid-70s under mostly clear skies, forecasters say, with south winds remaining robust. Steady breezes will be in the upper teens, with gusts topping 25 miles an hour.

Thursday will also be hot and windy, with highs in the mid-90s and south winds gusting to nearly 30 miles an hour.

But a cool front will bring notably cooler temperatures on Friday and through the weekend, forecasters say.

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