Looks like another fast-moving snow-maker will slide through Oklahoma Christmas Eve into Christmas Day bringing a fresh coat of white to parts of Kansas.
Right now it appears the northern half of the Sooner state could get 2 to 4 inches of snow while southern and western Kansas have the potential for trace to 3 inch amounts.
Tonight expect mostly clear to partly cloudy skies with lows tumbling into the teens.
Clouds will move back in again Christmas Eve day ahead of our next storm system that will push eastward from the Rockies and into western sections of Oklahoma by Monday evening.
Snow should begin to overspread parts of Kansas and Oklahoma Monday
night. Although a major winter storm is NOT likely for the area periods of light snow and flurries will roll though our state Monday night into Christmas Day.
Blowing and drifting will not be a huge problem as the snow falls but after the system races eastward gusty winds will ramp-up by Tuesday evening.
Afternoon highs Christmas Day and Wednesday will only be in the 10s and 20s with wind chills in the single digits above and below zero!
Wichita Area Forecast:
Tonight: Becoming mostly clear; cold. Wind: N 5-10. Low: 17.
Tomorrow: Increasing clouds; chilly. Wind: N/NE 10-15. High: 34.
Christmas Eve: Mostly cloudy. Wind: NE 10-20; gusty. Low: 17.
Christmas: Cloudy; windy and cold with occasional light snow; around an inch possible. Wind: NE/N 15-30; gusty. High: 19.
Wed: High: 23 Low: 4 Mostly sunny.
Thu: High: 29 Low: 8 Mostly sunny to partly cloudy.
Fri: High: 32 Low: 18 Mostly cloudy and breezy with flurries and light snow.
Sat: High: 35 Low: 14 Mostly sunny.
Sun: High: 38 Low: 17 Mostly sunny.
Mon: High: 33 Low: 13 Partly cloudy.
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