Cold weather impacts outdoor events in Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) A cold front moved through Kansas Wednesday into Thursday causing temperatures to tumble from 80 degrees in some parts of the state to the 50s.

Some outdoor events in Wichita continued as scheduled while others were cut short by the colder weather.

Not too many fans showed up at Cessna Stadium for the two-day outdoor track meet. Those who did bundled up.

Kari Lindenmeyer came out to support her daughter. She said she pulled out her winter clothes just to stay warm.

"I think it really encourages her and you know just knowing that we're here to support her no matter what," she said.

Botanica closed early due to the cold but said it would resume normal hours on Friday.

Storm Team 12 Chief Meteorologist said overnight temps would dip below freezing meaning anyone with plants would want to make sure their covered or brought indoors.

The winds are expected to back down through the night and Friday afternoon should have some sunshine with highs in the 40s and 50s.