By Meteorologist Mark Larson
12:41 PM CST, March 4, 2013
A fast moving storm system will slide through our area Monday afternoon bringing Kansas gusty northerly winds and tumbling temperatures through Tuesday.
We'll see partly to mostly cloudy skies Monday along with gusty northerly winds. A few sprinkles are on the way to northern Kansas with a few flurries possibly mixing in over the northwest. Afternoon Highs Monday will range from the low to mid-40s west to around 55 over the southeast.
Tuesday will be bright but brisk by March standards with gusty northwest winds and afternoon highs only climbing into the low to mid 40s.
Much warmer weather is expected for mid to late week with highs soaring into the 60s and even a few 70s possible around southwest Kansas.
Wichita Area Forecast:
This afternoon: Windy with increasing clouds and steady or falling temperatures. Wind: N 20-30; gusty.
Tonight: Evening sprinkles/flurries; clearing. Wind: NW 10-20; gusty. Low: 25.
Tomorrow: Sunny but breezy and chilly. Wind: NW/N 15-25; gusty. High: 42.
Tomorrow night: Clear and cold. Wind: S/SE 5-15. Low: 21.
Wed: High: 48 Sunny to mostly sunny.
Thu: High: 60 Low: 30 Mostly sunny and breezy.
Fri: High: 64 Low: 42 Turning partly cloudy and breezy.
Sat: High: 58 Low: 49 Breezy with scattered p.m. showers and storms.
Sun: High: 50 Low: 41 A chance for a.m. showers, otherwise mostly cloudy.
Mon: High: 56 Low: 34 Partly cloudy.
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