Meteorologist Mark Larson says storms will return to Kansas this evening but the most active weather will show up Saturday along with the threat for large hail, damaging winds and flooding rains. Tomorrow is a Storm Team 12 Weather alert day due severe weather concerns.
We'll see a partly to mostly cloudy sky Friday with southerly winds gusting to around 40 mph, and highs in the mid 80s.
A slow-moving cold front will drive its way into western Kansas this evening sparking isolated storms along, or east of a line from Dodge City to Hays. The storms could be severe at times but should fade by midnight. Rain and storms are likely Saturday as the front plows through eastern Kansas.
Severe storms will be possible across the central and eastern parts of our state Saturday. Large hail, damaging winds and flooding rains will be threats at times through tomorrow evening. Saturday highs will top-out in the low to mid 70s with more gusty winds.
The Saturday weather-maker will fly away from our region Sunday leaving behind mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies, highs in the 70s and a stiff northerly breeze.
Wichita Area Forecast:
Today: Partly to mostly cloudy, windy. Wind: S 20-30; gusty. High: 85.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy; isolated, late night showers/storms possible. Wind: S 10-20, gusty. Low: 67.
Tomorrow: Mostly cloudy; strong/severe p.m. storms likely. Breezy. Wind: S/SW 15-25; gusty. High: 77.
Tomorrow night: Storms slowly end, then partly cloudy. Breezy. Wind: SW/NW 10-20; gusty. Low: 56.
Sun: High: 74 Partly cloudy to mostly sunny.
Mon: High: 69 Low: 55 Mostly cloudy; scattered p.m. storms. Breezy.
Tue: High: 73 Low: 60 Morning storms then mostly cloudy. Windy.
Wed: High: 76 Low: 55 Mostly to partly cloudy. Overnight storms.
Thu: High: 83 Low: 60 Partly cloudy. Windy. P.M. storms.
Fri: High: 81 Low: 59 Partly cloudy. Windy.