Chief Meteorologist Ross Janssen says that temperatures will be getting even warmer throughout the rest of the week. Record highs are expected in Kansas for Friday afternoon.
Overnight, watch for some areas of fog to develop of central and eastern Kansas. Lows will fall into the 40s and 50s with light winds.
South winds begin to increase in the west for Thursday afternoon. Sunny skies will be warming things up, and most of the state will see highs in the upper 70s to near 80.
It will be even warmer come Friday with summer-like readings. Highs will top 80 degrees with windy conditions from the south. The record high for Wichita is 83, Russell is 82, and Salina is 89.
Look for a warm, dry weekend coming up with highs staying in the 70s and 80s.
WICHITA AREA FORECAST:
Tonight: Clear and cool; areas of fog late. Wind: N/E 5-10. Low: 50.
Tomorrow: Areas of fog early, then sunny. Wind: SE 5-15. High: 75.
Tomorrow Night: Clear to partly cloudy. Wind: S 10-15. Low: 59.
Fri: High: 84 Decreasing clouds; windy and warm.
Sat: High: 83 Low: 62 Mostly sunny and breezy.
Sun: High: 80 Low: 58 Mostly sunny.
Mon: High: 82 Low: 61 Mostly sunny and windy.
Tue: High: 72 Low: 52 Becoming partly cloudy.
Wed: High: 73 Low: 53 Turning mostly cloudy.