By Meteorologist Ross Janssen
4:44 PM CDT, October 11, 2012
The risk for severe weather will return to Kansas and much of the central US heading into the weekend, starting with the storms overnight.
A cold front will stall over northern Oklahoma late in the night and storms are possible throughout northern Oklahoma and southcentral Kansas after midnight. Some of the stronger storms may have hail up to 1 inch.
On Friday, the best chance for storms will be in western Kansas, with some of the storms producing hail and strong wind gusts. The storms will be moving east/northeast. Temperatures will be quite cool over central and northern Kansas (mainly 60s), with highs in the low 70s for extreme southern Kansas.
Everyone in Kansas will have a chance for storms Friday night into Saturday morning as a storm system kicks out of the southwest.
On Saturday, the threat for severe storms will exist along and east of I-135 (Salina to Wichita). Hail, wind, and an isolated tornado is possible Saturday afternoon with the stronger storms. It will be windy and warm with highs between 75-80. The risk for severe storms will be ending early Saturday evening.
Tonight: Turning cloudy with scattered showers and storms late. Wind: S/E 10-15. Low: 58.
Wichita Area Forecast:
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