Clouds will be increasing on Christmas Eve day ahead of a storm system that will bring light snow to the area beginning Monday night. A major winter storm is NOT likely for the area, but light snow and flurries are expected on Christmas with the best chance for accumulations in the west. Accumulations in the west are likely to be on the lighter side (less than 3 inches) and significant blowing and drifting is also not likely to be a huge problem. The bigger story Christmas Day will be the bitter cold and wind chills in the single digits to near zero!
Wichita Area Forecast:
Today: Mostly sunny - high clouds, and colder. Wind: N 5-15. High: 39.
Tonight: Mostly clear. Wind: N 5-10. Low: 17.
Monday: Increasing clouds and cold. Wind: NE 5-15. High: 36.
Christmas Eve: Mostly cloudy. Wind: N 10-20; gusty. Low: 15.
Christmas: High: 20 Cloudy and breezy with flurries and light snow.
Wed: High: 23 Low: 4 Partly cloudy.
Thu: High: 29 Low: 10 Mostly sunny to partly cloudy and breezy.
Fri: High: 34 Low: 20 Mostly cloudy with a chance for flurries and light snow.
Sat: High: 36 Low: 14 Mostly sunny.
Sun: High: 40 Low: 20 Mostly sunny.
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