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Large hail, high wind gusts possible for some Friday

Large hail and damaging wind gusts will be possible in central and eastern Kansas this...
Large hail and damaging wind gusts will be possible in central and eastern Kansas this afternoon and evening.(Meteorologist Sarah Fletcher)
Updated: Jun. 11, 2021 at 3:58 AM CDT
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WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - Large hail and damaging wind gusts will be possible in central and eastern Kansas this afternoon and evening.

A cold front will make its way through the state today, from the west. As it moves into central Kansas, storms will be possible. This will start in northcentral Kansas shortly after noon and the storms will move to the southeast, through central and eastern Kansas into the evening. The best chance for severe weather will be for areas along and to the east of I-135.

Highs today will reach the 80s in the west (behind the front) and the lower 90s for central Kansas (ahead of the front).

Sunshine will take over for the weekend with highs in the upper 80s to lower 90s. We will stay sunny into the start of the next week with a few showers and storms possible Wednesday morning.

WICHITA AREA FORECAST:

Today: Mostly sunny with late afternoon/evening storms. Wind: SE 5-15; gusty. High: 93.

Tonight: Storms end, mostly cloudy. Wind: NE 5-15. Low: 68.

Tomorrow: Mostly sunny. Wind: NE 5-15. High: 89.

Sun: High: 91 Low: 68 Mostly sunny.

Mon: High: 93 Low: 66 Sunny.

Tue: High: 93 Low: 78 Sunny.

Wed: High: 91 Low: 68 Morning storms, partly cloudy.

Thu: High: 93 Low: 66 Mostly sunny.

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