The wind will go down overnight, but south winds will return for Wednesday, bringing back some milder weather for the remainder of the week.
Overnight lows will dip down into the upper teens for many locations with clear skies around the state.
Highs Wednesday will reach the 50s for southwest Kansas, but much of central and eastern Kansas will have highs in the mid 40s. Skies will turn mostly sunny during the afternoon. South winds will be gusty across much of western Kansas.
Thursday looks windy for much of the state. Temperatures are expected to hit 60 for central and western Kansas, but in northern Kansas, upper 50s are in the forecast.
Chances for rain will increase this weekend with a storm system approaching from the west.
Wichita Area Forecast:
Tonight: Clear and cold with decreasing winds. Wind: NW 5-10. Low: 17.
Tomorrow: Becoming mostly sunny but cool. Wind: E/SE 5-15. High: 45.
Tomorrow night: Mostly clear but not as cold. Wind: SE 10-15. Low: 28.
Thu: High: 60 Mostly sunny, windy and warmer.
Fri: High: 64 Low: 39 Increasing clouds and windy.
Sat: High: 65 Low: 49 Cloudy with scattered showers and storms possible.
Sun: High: 47 Low: 45 Morning showers, otherwise cloudy.
Mon: High: 45 Low: 28 Partly cloudy; still breezy.
Tue: High: 53 Low: 27 Mostly sunny.
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