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Sunny, breezy Tuesday »

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Today will be a tranquil day with mostly clear skies and dry conditions. Clouds increase in coverage tomorrow with a chance of precipitation Wednesday night into Thursday. This precipitation will start out as rain then change over to snow across most of southwest Kansas. Another nice day is predicted on Friday before the next storm […]

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Fine Friday weather »

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Wildly changing weather can be expected over the weekend as an intense storm system moves across the Plains. Very warm temperatures Saturday will be followed by much colder temperatures Sunday afternoon. There is a slight risk of severe storms across central Kansas late Saturday afternoon/evening. Light rain is forecast behind the strong cold front Sunday, […]

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Warm, windy Thursday »

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A cold front moving south through Kansas will result in gusty northeast winds through the first half of the day with wind speeds of 20 to 35 mph. Winds will decrease in speed as high pressure approaches later this afternoon. Temperatures are still expected to warm into the lower to mid 70s. Looking ahead to […]

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Warm Wednesday »

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Critical fire weather conditions are expected across portions of south central and southwest Kansas today due to low relative humidity and gusty southwest winds. A Red Flag Warning has been issued for these areas from 1 PM CDT to 8 PM CDT this evening. Favorable wildfire conditions will exist across the remainder of central and […]

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Sunny, warmer Tuesday »

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Mostly sunny today with highs in the mid 60s to near 70 this afternoon. Today Sunny, with a high near 66. North wind 9 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 37. North wind 5 to 9 mph becoming south after midnight. Wednesday Sunny, with […]

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Windy and a chance of showers »

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Isolated thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon across central and eastern portions of southwest Kansas as a weak cold front moves slowly southeast across the state. A few showers will be possible elsewhere. Severe weather is unlikely. Look for highs up into the 50s across far southwest Kansas with 60s likely across south central Kansas. […]

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Cloudy Wednesday, chance of showers »

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Slight risk for the Central and Southern Plains. Most of the severe weather will be east and southeast of the Dodge City forecast area. Today A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 55. East northeast wind 8 to 13 mph. Tonight A slight chance of showers and […]

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Sunny, not as windy »

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April will begin with near or slightly above normal temperatures. Cooler temperatures however will return late Wednesday and Thursday along with a chance for light rain showers. Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming southeast 12 to 17 mph in the afternoon. Tonight Mostly cloudy, with […]

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Sunny, windy Monday »

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Another windy and high fire danger day is expected today. Tuesday will be cooler with late evening storms across central and eastern Kansas. Today Sunny, with a high near 64. Very windy, with a west wind 16 to 21 mph increasing to 27 to 32 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as […]

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Partly sunny and warmer »

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Cool high pressure will dominate the Plains today with highs only around 60. A warm front will bring much warmer temps and strong south winds to western Kansas for the Weekend. Highs rise to around 70 on Saturday and near 80 for Sunday. Today A slight chance of showers between 11am and 1pm. Partly sunny, […]

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Warmer, windy Thursday »

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High pressure will settle into the Plains today with mostly sunny skies and highs in the 60s. Highs warm, by the Weekend, into the 70s with windy conditions. A cold front blasts across the area on Monday. Today A slight chance of showers between 11am and 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Windy, […]

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Sunny, windy Wednesday »

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Strong south winds at 25 to 35 mph with gusts as high as 50 mph can be expected today. Skies will be partly to mostly sunny from Garden City westward and northward and becoming mostly cloudy from Dodge City eastward to Medicine Lodge and Pratt. A few rain showers are possible, mainly along and southeast […]

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Sunny, warmer Tuesday »

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After considerable morning cloudiness, skies will become mostly sunny today, with highs in the upper 40s to lower 60s. There is a slight chance of rain on Wednesday in south central Kansas and a slight chance of thunderstorms late Wednesday afternoon and evening in far western Kansas. Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. […]

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